BMW R1200GS ADV 2012, overheating
Anyone got any ideas on what can be going on with my moto?
I changed the oil at 48,000 and during the first ride the temp gage was one mark higher than normal. It continued to get hotter, full bars on the temp gage, oil can flashing and red warning triangle flashing. Weather was 65F with light rain. Took the bike back to the mechanic the next day and everything checked out fine. However now the bike heats up every once in awhile for no apparent reason, easy roads, cool weather. If I shut the bike down and restart it, everything goes back to normal. Any riding in first gear for 20-30 min will cause it to heat up. With that said, I'm in Peru and have been on some rugged mountain roads and everything stayed fine. ?? Two BMW mechanics have said it's "low oil". It's not low oil.
I rode the Lethem to Linden, Guyana road in 100F temps, first and second gear for 270 miles and the bike stayed within normal temp range. At one point I got a low warning symbol and added a quart, the temp was still in normal range.