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Old 03-28-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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gsxr temperature problem

I had this 03 750 for awhile and when I start the bike its at 70 degrees and as I ride especially when its cool the bike cools down and gets to the 3 --- and it can sit there and never turly warm up.. its stays cool.. even on a warm day it never gets past 90 degrees.. I know this isny normal.. and it runs rough.. between 3 to 4k rpm..
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is it in celsius? or fahrenheit? maybe kelvin.

sounds like its in celsius reading
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Anyone can correct me if im wrong and please do but if it is in celsius 90c would be 194F. Normal operating temp is around 180 - 200F on a warm day. If stopped it can go up to 220 F. Ur bike seems normal to me just need to make sure its in Fahrenheit and your fan kicks on if it sits for a little bit and not movin. Id also make sure the coolant isnt leaking anywhere just for reassurance but if it was it woild be showin a way higher temp.

U should also have patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited look at it if ur still unsure.
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Its Fahrenheit
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But when im riding around of a cool night.. my temperature is --- no degrees.. like its cold the whole time and even if I let it sit.. it never warms up
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But when im riding around of a cool night.. my temperature is --- no degrees.. like its cold the whole time and even if I let it sit.. it never warms up
its at "---" no degree's? if your temperature gauge is set in kelvin then, you have reached "0 K" which you have undoubtedly reached a temperature that many, many scientist have tried to achieve. You sir, have reached where no mere mortal has accomplished to reach, at a point where no more heat can be extracted from your cooling system. You have broken the laws of thermodynamics and crippled the spirits of scientists across the globe and I can only pray that you find salvation for you and your bike. You have also now ventured into the mysterious depths of quantum phenomena, and possibly replicated the fourth/fifth state of matter, BEC Bose Einstein condensate inside your radiator. You will be one of the very few humans to have the had been privileged of observing quantum physics at a macroscopic scale. speed, as even patrick from Motorcycles Unlimited wont be able to help on this one.
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That was a up answer man..I wish I could help u more but it sounds like a problem I aint familiar with. Id take it to patrick or hopefuloy someone else will chime in with some actual knowledge. Sorry man
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Maybe it doesn't have a thermostat?
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possibly a compression issue, maybe the temp gauge is just off. test for compression. was going to say something wrong with the choke, but its a FI bike anyway so thats not it. How long has the bike been doing this? anything you did to the bike and it just randomly pop up? anybody else have any better suggestions? House of Paint is my favorite, motorcycles unlimited is also very good
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maybe a bad temp sender?
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Naw I never done anything besides a tune up... im just as confused as everyone else.. I doubt its a compression issue.. cause I dont hsve any lost of power just runs rough.. like it cant warm up and just stays cold.. thank yall though for the help
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If you go by house of paint, ask tony. He can either tell you what to check for, and give you some suggestions on what it may be and also if you would like him to do a full diagnostics (where you pay HOP) then he will give you a good price for sure man.
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Maybe the fluid level isn't high enough in the radiator to reach the temp sensor. I believe it in the top of that radiator on the throttle side. Most likely its just a bad sensor though
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:23 AM   #14
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Thanks I will check the fluids first and if not I I will take it to the shop and keep yall updated when I figure something out
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Maybe it doesn't have a thermostat?
maybe this im thinking^
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Doesnt matter. It is still going to see pretty much the same temps. It just wont wait to see a certain temp before it pops open.
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It has a thermostat
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do you have access to a temp gun?

it most likely has something to do with the temp sending unit. if you don't mind the drive, you could come bring it by the shop.
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Check your radiator and your fluid level.

Your bike may have had race mods done to the radiator which might be preventing it from switching into its closed loop (resulting in poor gas mileage, poor power output) and the thermostat may also be gutted or removed completely to compensate.

Have it looked over by a mechanic since you might add to the problem further by "tinkering."

Also have the mechanic make sure the bike is not reading in Celcius (bikes dont read kelvin, only C or F) which is not actually THAT uncommon, remember all other bikes EXCEPT usa are in celcius and a rider who is living here from out of the country might've put your bike into C for their preferred temp acclimation. (in which case nothing is wrong with your bike)
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i could be wrong(since i don't ever switch my bike to metric) but i think if you put it in C the mph also get's changed to kph.
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