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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 14:18:49 -0500
From: colin hobbs <>
Subject: Re: Cold Idle and tranny.

Chrisb1273 wrote: > Hi! > > My '84 UK spec 900 suffers some hesitation and a low (500) rpm idle when cold. > I've checked the cold start valve and auxillary air-valve and they're working > fine. The warm up regulator gives a resistance of 20ohms hot or cold, is this > correct? The feed is 13.5V at idle. I have a spare regulator I could use, this > gives a reading of 200 ohms. > > Also my gearbox crunches when I engage 5th, if I'm careful it goes in smooth, > I think the syncros going. It doesn't do it in any other gear, but its strange > why 5th should go first? Also is 15W-50 Castrol GTX safe to use in the gearbox? > I dunno whats in there at the moment.. > > > Christian Baillies > <> > <chrisb1273nopsamcom> i would check your vaccum hoses. they seem to be a common issue for small or unusual problems. Colin hobbs

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