This is a discussion on 2019 Wolverine X2 SE Yamaha heater problems again within the Wolverine X2/X4 General Discussion forums, part of the Yamaha Wolverine X2 & X4 847cc SxS category; Got another call from my dealer and Yamaha still has no idea how to fix per my dealer, but my dealer ordered a inline thermostat ...
Got another call from my dealer and Yamaha still has no idea how to fix per my dealer, but my dealer ordered a inline thermostat housing from a Polaris Gen heater kit that goes inline after the heater and before the radiator. this will keep more heat in the heater for a longer time , We will see if that works ,still on order but if that does not do it then I guess I will have to make a vinyl bra for the front of the machine to block off the grill to build heat .
Wolverine X4 SE | 28x10-12 studded Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 (winter) | 27x9-12/27x12-12 Maxxis Bighorn on OEM wheels (summer) | OEM heater | OEM rear storage box | OEM A-Arm guards | OEM hardcoat windshield | OEM hard roof | Boss audio head unit and speakers | 20” black oak light bar | Front and rear winch | JBS Machined Sheave with 17g OD Weight’s | assault mirrors | SxS enclosures soft cab | SuperATV Rear Windshield | Walker Evans Shocks
My machine is new and under warranty and all this work and labor is on Yamaha not me. Let them find the problem.
Have you tested this is real world conditions or are you just cruising around the block?
I ask this because just cruising around the block my bike would not heat up past 160.
I built a nice blocker and took it out this weekend for it's first real ride in the desert and I had to remove my blocker.
Bike runs 190-207 in desert riding conditions.
(No heater) (70 degrees outside)
2019 X2 SE Black
29x9-14 all around.
Yes this was done in real time running. Drove for over a hour and never got above 154 but when you stop and not move it would go up to 207 start to run and it goes right back to 154.
Got a call from my dealer and he is waving the white flag and giving up. Yamaha will not help . The dealer did try the inline thermostat after the heater before the radiator and it did not change anything.
I have on order a thermostat from Germany and will get in a couple of weeks and may try that if it is the right size as is states. The thermostat in our machines are a 44mm Dia and a 160 degree from NTCL company.The one I ordered is the same manufacture but a 180 degree which should make the motor run 20 degrees hotter till it starts to open at 180 and then it will start to cool down but not go below 180 or so. Wide open thermostat on this new one is 195 the original is wide open at 185. We will see if it works. Thermostat number is 17670-50G00 and the same thermostat from Rock Auto is for a 1990 SUZUKI SWIFT 1.3L L4 DOHC
ACDELCO 12T62D Thermostat but a different number
$ 6.44 $ 0.00 1 $ 6.44
I still do not have them so I do not know if they are the same as the original one in the machine from the factory but higher temps. I will see as so I as get them and let you know.
Wish the dealer could have found a fix but I will keep trying. I ran a motorcycle shop for over 10 years and always like to find different problems solved
The heater seemed to work fine on mine. My full enclosure is back ordered, so no door windows and no back window. It was in the 50's and tracks add a reduction in the gearing. I was driving 25 or 30mph most of the time. Installing heated seats today. My main reason for the heater is the defroster keeping the windshield clear.
2019 X2 R-spec SE, Black, Full cab, heater, wiper, tracks, 4500 wireless winch,synthetic
Just want to say you are not alone. I posted about the same issue a while back. Called my dealer multiple times and even brought the machine 300 miles so they could look it over. They claimed it got to temp... Well I know it gets to temp after 35 minutes of idling but as soon as I take it for a spin it drops right back to 150 range. I did block my radiator off which helped a little but it's really not the answer I was hoping for. Did that replacement thermostat work out?