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Temp guage runs at half way some times at 4 bars and sometimes while ideling 3/4 is this correct

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  • porky70_7240 May 02, 2010

    I have had the unit changed twice and it still runs the same although the last two times it has run at 4 bars is this ok when its idleing it goes up to half way again and stays there for quite q while.


  • porky70_7240 May 02, 2010

    its a 2009 model and yes I have had the coolant lrevel checked and its ok is there a problem with the cooling systum.


  • porky70_7240 May 02, 2010

    I have asked another of your experts and he said to fix my temp guage showing half way on an Yamaha fjr 1300, he suggested change the sender unit of which I have done twice and check the coolant level of which I have done the guage runs half way and some times just over 1/4 which it did when I purchased the bike, could any thing else be wrong or is it running OK



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Hi! Maybe or maybe not. If you feel like the bike is fine and runs fine but having doubts regarding the engine temp, I suggest that you replace the temp sending unit of the bike. Atleast for your own peace of mind. Hope this helps and have a good one!

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    dj_relly999 May 02, 2010

    Have you checked the coolant level? You may need to add some.

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    dj_relly999 May 02, 2010

    noticed the fan kicking off? it may be tripping... heard from some people that too, fan not kicking out or tripping. Sometimes runs sometimes not.

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    dj_relly999 May 02, 2010

    I believe that you are just running fine... If you feel that the engine is running weak then thats gonna be our problem.



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