radiator fluid / exhaust

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radiator fluid / exhaust

Post by squirrel » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:09 pm

hi after riding i seem to get a very small puddle (about a teaspoon ) of radiator fluid pooling under the bike on left side between back of starter motor and exhaust collector box it seems to be coming from the exhaust itself there are no leaks on rad itself.any ideas gratfully recieved thank you.

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Re: radiator fluid / exhaust

Post by bstig60 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:48 pm

First thought would be a head gasket. With the bike on the center stand, pull the radiator cap, start the engine and see if you see any bubbles in the radiator fluid inside the radiator.

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