coolant leak


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bamawings
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coolant leak

Postby bamawings » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:36 pm



when first start smell coolant and burns off exhaust. not bad but getting worse. found coolant drop at left ehaust flange, no smoke out of rear. coolant level not dropping havn't had to add,i do park on side stand. any suggestions, thanks and ride safe.



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Re: coolant leak

Postby Johnyy Smoke » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:52 pm

Any oil in coolant? Could be head gasket. Regards, Johnyy

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Re: coolant leak

Postby bamawings » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:17 pm

no oil in coolant or coolant in oil

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Re: coolant leak

Postby WingAdmin » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:55 pm

Make sure it isn't actually coming from the weep hole on the water pump and migrating back there - particularly if you are parking it on the side stand.

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Re: coolant leak

Postby Johnyy Smoke » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:06 pm

Good point admin, Does it overheat? Regards, Johnyy

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Re: coolant leak

Postby bamawings » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:12 am

no overheating rode over 100 miles toy for tot run no problems gonna check pump let you know thanks to all




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