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Two times very early in a ride I checked the temps and got readings way too low. First time read 23 first time, a minute or two later correct 37. The false reading the bike was still on high idle if that matters.

The very next time I used the bike a similar situation with different numbers.

The false reading was not the temp when I turned it off previously.

It seems okay now. Any explanations? Not worried just real curious.
 

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Checkthe connector to the sensor... Its infront of he right storage pocket.
The sensor is in the left upper air vent.
 

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did u know that if u press the button 2 times it tells u what the suspension setting is ? could that b what the 23 was ?
 

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It's those darned liberal yankees up in Mass'chooss'tts messin' with the therma-stat again! I wish they'd set it and leave it alone! Somebody oughta put a lock-box 'round that thang!
 

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Back in 2004 when on a ride to North Carolina with unussually cool temps for August, mine did a similar thing. The other 1800s in the group were all reading correctly. Never did determine why it did it and have never noticed it doing it again.

Farmer Jack
 

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If it was reading high I would say you just need to ride it a little farther. The Temp indicator works better with air flowing accross it.

However, you are reporting low readings and that is wierd. I would suspect a bad thermal couple. A thermal couple is made of two dissimilar metals joined together. They produce a small voltage that changes with the temp. If your's is reading low, the thermal couple may have a bad connection.
 

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Rastoff said:
If it was reading high I would say you just need to ride it a little farther. The Temp indicator works better with air flowing accross it.

However, you are reporting low readings and that is wierd. I would suspect a bad thermal couple. A thermal couple is made of two dissimilar metals joined together. They produce a small voltage that changes with the temp. If your's is reading low, the thermal couple may have a bad connection.
The secont time the button is pushed I get the right reading. Happened that way 2 times in a row. So for not again.
 
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