Temp in cooler weather

Steven Bixby steven at bixbys.net
Thu Sep 17 22:18:31 PDT 2009

Eh, this sounds like classic stuck-open thermostat to me.   In fact,
in warmer weather while you're moving, 1/4 still sounds  a bit low to
me.  A stuck-open thermostat would fit the evidence, in my experience.

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Alan Nicholls <metrogtiguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed my engine temp goes wayyy down when the weather is in the 50's
> here in michigan.  When it's warmer out, the bike runs great.  But, when it
> begins to cool at night in the fall, the temp drops to the low 50's, and the
> engine gets cold, to the point where I have to half-choke it in order to be
> able to take off from a light.  It will sputter and stall at low RPM.  I
> don't think it's the thermostat, because in warmer weather, it always stays
> about 1/4 of the way up.

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