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Hi, I m living in hot country(indonesia) so in traffic the heat of the engine easy get over 100... The bike only 1000km but when i m traffic light and the temperature reach 100, the fans start but the engine does n t sound like running good and sometimes turn just goes off... What to do? every time the heat over 100 the engine sound like cuffing Something to adjust as still low millage? Thanks

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  • jose503 Jul 16, 2009

    ok thanks a lot



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Your bike has very small radiator and a small fan especially dealing lots of heavy traffic stop and go and the outside temparature reach 100 and your engine will run hotter than normal because of the climate you riding the bike. the bike is not design to stay in one place to long its design to stay moving keeping the air flow moving between the motor and the radiator. there is nothing wrong with your bike its a common problems, I have a friend has the same problem in Thailand, we solve it by adding and modified using the same power wire from the main fan adding another fan to the radiator to help cool the the engine down another 10-15 degree, any engine will run rough if it running over operating temperature.

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