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After i change the stator on my bike it start overheating

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  • marty_1979li Jul 29, 2010

    and the bike rave by itself after 10 min i have to shut it down because the preston begin to boil

  • marty_1979li Jul 29, 2010




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It can be undetected short somewhere in the wiring which could causes a stator to overheat and eventually fail and causing the bike to overheat. Check the coolant level.Is it low or full.In some cases there is a minor coolant leak and this is the cause of overheat.Other possibility is coolant getting blocked.It does not leaks in some cases it gets blocked.So the bike overheats. Also test this:- The warped the piston rings, causing oil burning problem. And this may be overheating the bike.Get a compression tester, test compression 1 cylinder at a time, check the reading, then put about 1.5-2 teaspoons of oil into the cylinder and test again, if you reading goes up much more than 10% or 15 psi, then your rings are going bad.--------- Check out.Thanks.

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