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Old 10-08-2014, 06:48 AM   #1
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what's your 2014 GS/GSA engine temperature when moving and stopping?

Hi guys, liked to check with you guys what's your 2014 GS or GSA engine temperature when it is moving and when it is stopping? I am getting around 85 degree census when moving and when the traffic lights are red, mine is getting as hot as 100 degree census in our tropical country. Every time I ride to work and reach my office, most of the time I am drenched to the skin even without wearing any riding jacket.
Anyway, at what range will it considered as too high temperature for the SG/GSA? Eg:- for cars/bikes you have the temperature gauge with the needle and the red zone marking.
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Old 10-08-2014, 07:15 AM   #2
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My bike at highway speeds runs at 80 degrees. 81 with old oil. 81-85 degrees when in hot desert. In traffic, the fan turns on at 100, and cools to 95 before shutting off.

Coolant has a higher boiling point than water, and I expect the engineers designed the cooling system to stay below 100 nevertheless. Im guessing somewhere around 110 to 120 degrees is a probably an issue... for the coolant. Once the coolant goes, your engine is next.
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Old 10-08-2014, 07:33 AM   #3
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Hi Otherworld, thanks for your prompt reply. At least now i know when to press the panic button. Lol.👍. It's really a dxxm hot boxer engine on our small island city riding, got to set my beast free over the Causeway in Malaysia side. Lol Too bad I am still in my beast run-in period. Only got about 500km milage on it after 2 weeks of owning it. Thanks for your input.
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Old 10-08-2014, 09:37 AM   #4
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You will get an over temp fault when in the danger zone. Yes, get out now and start riding it hard.
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Old 10-08-2014, 02:07 PM   #5
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Temperature varies a lot. "Moving" is not enough of a qualifier. Moving at 30-40 MPH going up a steep hill with lots of twisties will max out the temperature on my bike. So will low speed dirt riding. Going 70 MPH on the highway will keep the temps low.

On my '13 (same as the '14) the fan kicks in at 100C (212F) and stays on until the temp drops to about 95C (203F). When the bike is under load at medium to low speeds the temperature will cycle between those two numbers. It does that at riding in 20C temps and 40C temps.

My typical highway engine temps are 80-85C.
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Old 10-08-2014, 06:34 PM   #6
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Mine runs at about 85 C in most moving conditions. I noticed that my 2014 GSA seems to warm up to operating temp much quicker than my 2010 did....even when its cool cold outside, it warms up fast.
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Mine runs at about 85 C in most moving conditions. I noticed that my 2014 GSA seems to warm up to operating temp much quicker than my 2010 did....even when its cool cold outside, it warms up fast.
I have read in one of the forum saying the GS will not require any "warming up" since the engine gets heated up very fast. Thus, I did tried riding it without any 'warm up" a few days back, BUT it does feels a bit different from the normal way whereby it was properly warm up before riding it off.
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