Join Date: May 2010
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
My '07 has 18900 miles on her, and has performed flawlessly since I bought it in 2012.
Last week I noticed an anti freeze smell while riding to and from work Friday. It never overheated, and I couldn't tell where it was leaking from at that point.
Saturday I looked at her cold, and sure enough, there was dry anti freeze residue drops all over the front of the engine. I took off the radiator cap and it was full. So I started the bike and just let it run with the cap off, and as it ran, the coolant level rose and started to run out the top.
Coolant systems have always tripped me up, but I'm guessing thermostat, water pump or radiator cap in that order. Does anyone have any other ideas?
By the way the coolant was green and clear.
Retired USN 1985 - 2005
Just tryin' to get through life without lookin' stupid. It's not really workin' out that well.-Brian Regan