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Please help.

My motor was just opened up.

I got the bike back Sunday.

It Runs perfect, fires right up, powerful, ect...

BUT it overheats quickly.

Temp guage steadly climbs up to 'HI' (above 240) untill I turn it off.

Overflow can is filled up to the correct level with 'water weter'

The hose comming out of the water pump (not sure if it is inlet or outlet) stays soft.

It does not seem that the system is being presurized from the water pump.

To me it seems like the waterpump is not working.

The shop that built my bike was closed yesterday.

I just got off the phone with them a few mins ago.

They state that it is not possible that the waterpump is not working and said that the most likely cause is an air pocket in the system.

They said drop the bike off and they would purge the system again for me.

The last time I dropped my bike off it sat for 3 months.

I really do not want to bring my bike there.

Is this something that I can do my self?

What can I look at to figure out the problem without taking it to the shop?

Thank you very much.
 

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Maybe if you just drain all the coolant and fill her up again.:dontknow:

I drained mine and used engine ice and it has been fine. I would give that a try before I brought it back in.
 

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could the coolant cap have a crack in it and be loosing pressure or would this not matter on a bike like a car?? :dontknow:
 

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UPDATE - I took the mid panel off, couln'd see any fluid.

Hit the hose on it for a bit.

Started her up, saw fluid moving around, reved it fluid level dropped.

Put the cap on her and took her out

Sat on 180

Whew!!!

Put her back together and drove her for the first time.

I do not know if I am more scared of the brakes or the throttle.

Bike is retaredly scarry.
 

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miykl said:
This is a good thing??? :helmet:

Did you get weight differences between your stock and aftermarket rotors?
this was gone over before
stock 3lb 11oz
galfer 3lb 10oz
I think this is correct slava & I worked together on this. The benefit is fully floating rotors with a higher carbon material rotor.


crispin,

your coolant needed 'burped' this is in the manual...run bike w/o cap on to see bubbles stop...then run bike until fan comes on but replace cap this time you run it. chapter 2 in the manual
 

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Id like to try those breaks f'sho...Glad you got things workin Crispin!
 

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BNninja said:
this was gone over before
crispin,

your coolant needed 'burped' this is in the manual...run bike w/o cap on to see bubbles stop...then run bike until fan comes on but replace cap this time you run it. chapter 2 in the manual
I think you are right.

I need to print out the manual and use it.

I didn't ride it until tonight and I got it back Sat night.

Thanks for everyones help!!!
 
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