Triumph Tiger Alpine Edition 2020 Cold Start Problem

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  1. Milan Taraba

    Milan Taraba New Member

    Jan 24, 2021
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    Hi everyone.
    Please I have the problem with start the bike when the motor is cold. I have to try several time to start the motor. the bike is new, he has 8000km. this problem is there from the first use. now is at the service for 6 month and nobody knows what should be the problem. Please do you have any idea? Or do you know someone who could help?
    Thank you very much.

    Milan
     
  2. Hubaxe

    Hubaxe Good moaning! aka Mr Wordsalad :)
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    HI! Sometimes you have to press the start a bit longer to avoid repeated start. I found my ST 1050 could start at the first time, but after 4-5 seconds.
    If I just try 2 seconds, I'll have to try again 2 or 3 times.

    Then I'll do a connection check. Battery leads, solenoid relay, starter. I'll check all connectors are tighten and clean.
    Check your battery voltage also.
    Maybe consider a lithium battery (I never tried), but from what we can read, those batteries have some extra juice for starting.
     
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  3. Ducatitotriumph

    Ducatitotriumph Crème de la Crème

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    Has it got a lithium battery on it and is it cold outside?
    Only reason I ask is that those batteries don't like cold weather starting and do take some "waking up" to start sometimes.
    However, being an "alpine" edition, you would have thought they might have thought of that........
     
  4. Milan Taraba

    Milan Taraba New Member

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    Hi. The star problem was at the summer. :(
     
  5. Yorkshireman

    Yorkshireman Crème de la Crème
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    Sorry to hear that you are having some issues but being a 2020 bike isn’t it still under warranty?
     
  6. Milan Taraba

    Milan Taraba New Member

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    Yes it is. But they tried a lot of things but it is not working. :(
     
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  7. Tricky-Dicky

    Tricky-Dicky Crème de la Crème

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    Generally battery's and low temps don't get on and degrade the battery if left for a period in very cold weather battery will discharge faster and will degrade faster first keep the battery fully charged at least once a week if below zero, a lot of modern bike ignition systems will not fire if the battery voltage is low.
     
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