TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND


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POPPY'S WING
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TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND

Post by POPPY'S WING » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:50 pm



Hello everyone. I changed out my coolant about 2weeks ago.Used the Honda BLUE 50/50. If I remember correctly the temp hand was always on the last mark before halfway.Now it's between the last mark and halfway.I rechecked today to make sure the radiator was full,and it was. Also the reservoir was correct.Can some of you,tell me where your hand stays? Thanks.



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Re: TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:59 am

Year ???

OMFG ... this is annoying. Must have 20 charters

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Re: TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND

Post by POPPY'S WING » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:07 am

Thanks Gregg. It's a 2012.

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Re: TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:56 am

Once at operating temp (fans cycling on/off), the needle should be somewhere between 2 needle thickness below the middle mark and the middle mark. Most will lie less then 1 needle mark below the 1/2 mark.

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Re: TEMPERATURE INDICATOR HAND

Post by POPPY'S WING » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:32 am

OK. It seems the needle is about 1/2 a mark up than usual. I think it's ok.



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