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So I took my bike for a lap around my block and when I got back I set it up against the garage and noticed a nice puddle of coolant had shot out the overflow. The bike is new to me and I did have the engine idle pretty high while riding and came back and turned it down. I started tue bike and I could easily pinch the radiator hoses while it was running. Any ideas or how to tell if it's got flow? Changed oil and no water in oil either.

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Pretty common thing,they usually drop down to just over the rad fins inside the rad

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Pretty common thing,they usually drop down to just over the rad fins inside the rad

I checked the level and it is below the fins and I was gonna add some. Also shouldn't you feel the radiator hoses off the pump be sort of hard with pressure while running

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On the hose,like a car,if it continues to blow till empty there is a problem,mine stop when they get hot.

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I read it could be a blown head gasket or excessive air in the system if any head work was done and mine was recently done by the PO

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Wouldnt quite fret it yet, fill it just to the top of the fins. Run it around the block again but this time catch the coolant coming out in a bottle. How much have you lost. How much did it take to refill and what does your oil look like. I run mine down in hot hard woods and she spews a bit but doesnt seem to be a problem. Usually about 10 oz or less to fill it every time i ride. Pending on how much ive laid her down and such.

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Wouldnt quite fret it yet, fill it just to the top of the fins. Run it around the block again but this time catch the coolant coming out in a bottle. How much have you lost. How much did it take to refill and what does your oil look like. I run mine down in hot hard woods and she spews a bit but doesnt seem to be a problem. Usually about 10 oz or less to fill it every time i ride. Pending on how much ive laid her down and such.

Thanks. I was supposed to ride today but plans changed and it's supposed to rain all week but 10 oz sounds about right on what puked out my bike. I will just have to make sure that ever time I refill its around the same amount and not more.
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