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Old 01-15-2013, 08:51 PM   #1036
sorebutt
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Originally Posted by Scubalong View Post
Why is my temperature gage blinking when it is below 39F on my 800GS?
As memories serve in the manual it is warning for ICE condition? Correct me if I am wrong
Thanks in advance

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It is warning you of possible ice. A road can have black ice at that temp. The closes I have ever come to crashing was at 40 degrees when I hit black ice with water on top. It was a shady area that never saw sun in the winter. It was 40 degress for several hours. That was enought to melt the top layer of ice, but the pavement and lower ice was still below freezing.
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