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Thermostat Orientation

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by Captain_Slow, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Does anyone know whether a motorcycle thermostat needs to be installed with a particular horizontal orientation? On the bottom of the thermostat, there are four markings on each side:


    The weep hole is on the same side as the '0'

    In the thermostat housing, the temperature sensor faces towards the front of the bike, and the hose to the engine faces towards the rear of the bike.

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  2. IMHO it would make no difference, and if it did I'd think there would be something to keep it the right way around.
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  3. Thanks for your reply, the mole. I spoke to my mechanic today, and he said the same thing.
  4. He must be psychic!