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thermostat replacement question = part number requested
Written by ramauder on 6/11/2010 at 03:00 am

After searching the thermostat shelves at my local Autozone for about 15
minutes, I found a perfect match: Duralast 15868.

Rich Mauder
Wadsworth, OH
1995 PC800

Message Thread for message #93984

spacetiger_j...
6/11/2010, 01:12 am
thermostat replacement question = part number requested
Hello, I have spent 40 minutes searching for an answer with no luck. Can someone please post the automotive equivalent manufacture/part number number and car application for our PC thermostat (Product: 19300MB0003) My temp reading is

    literidr
    6/11/2010, 02:09 am
    thermostat replacement question = part number requested
    Hey Jerry, I don't know of an automotive replacement for the thermostat. However, it's normal for your gauge to read low when it's cold and up to around half way when its hot or you're in heavy traffic. Your thermostat opens at the point

      ramauder
      6/11/2010, 03:00 am
      thermostat replacement question = part number requested
      After searching the thermostat shelves at my local Autozone for about 15 minutes, I found a perfect match: Duralast 15868. Rich Mauder Wadsworth, OH 1995 PC800

      spacetiger_j...
      6/11/2010, 10:14 am
      thermostat replacement question = part number requested
      Rich - thanks for the part number! John - I will check functionality of the old thermostat before replacement to verify it is or isn't a problem. I have a GL 500 water cooled bike with electric fan (conversion). The temp gauge does not mo

        goldwingman40
        6/24/2010, 12:19 am
        thermostat replacement question = part number requested
        Jerry, The PC thermostat is a 180 degree start to open and your GL500 might be a 195 degree opaning which would answer the wider operating range of the PC vs GL500. This range would also be affected by the fan cut in temperature. Fred

          spacetiger_j...
          6/24/2010, 01:21 am
          thermostat replacement question = part number requested
          Fred, When I check the specs, I find they are the same: This is what I posted on a CX500 forum: The Haynes manual indicates the thermostat should open at 176-183 F (80-84 C) and be fully open at 199-207 F (93-97 C). If you put a 180 degre