Hot Engine


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pattayapaul
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Hot Engine

Postby pattayapaul » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:27 am



When in heavy traffic my engine starts to severly overheat.
I have checked the coolant and the fuses but I never hear the fans engaging, are they that quiet or am I missing something?



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themainviking
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Re: Hot Engine

Postby themainviking » Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:39 am

They are not that quiet, however, you may not hear them in HEAVY traffic. Are you sure the bike is overheating, or is it simply the indicator that is showing an overheat condition? The sensor may be the problem. If the fans are not engaging though, in heavy traffic, this could result in overheating.
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