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Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE - Owner's Manual > Smart Key Battery Replacement

General Information / Keys / Smart Key Battery Replacement


There is a risk of explosion if an incorrect battery is used.

Always make sure that the correct battery size and type is used.


Batteries contain harmful materials.

Always keep batteries out of the reach of infants and young children to prevent them being swallowed.

If swallowed, consult a doctor immediately.


Do not touch the contact faces of the battery with your skin. Only touch the edges of the battery when you hold it.

The natural materials in your skin can cause corrosion and shorten the life of the battery.

To replace the smart key battery:

Battery Disposal

The used battery must be handed to a recycling agent who will make sure that the dangerous substances from which the battery is manufactured do not pollute the environment.

Standard Key

There are two standard keys supplied with the motorcycle. The standard key operates the seat lock, steering lock and the fuel tank cap.

Standard Key

  1. Key number tag

They have a small tag attached to them bearing the key number. Make a note of the key number and store the spare key and key number tag in a safe place away from the motorcycle. Always get replacement keys from your authorised Triumph dealer.

Keyless Ignition

The keyless ignition system allows the motorcycle to be started without the use of a mechanical key.

See also:

 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE - Owner's Manual > Keys

There are three keys supplied with the motorcycle. One smart key and two standard keys. Warning Additional keys, key rings/chains or items attached to the key may interfere with the steering, leading to loss of motorcycle control and an accident.

 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE - Owner's Manual > Smart Key Operation

To turn the motorcycle on with the keyless ignition: The smart key must be within close proximity (one metre/three feet) of a system sensor. There is a system sensor located under the seat, and another system sensor located in the headlight unit. If the smart key is out of range of a system sensor then it will be unresponsive and the keyless ignition cannot be activated. Press the button on the smart key to turn the key on. The button light shows green briefly to indicate that the smart key is on.

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