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Old 01-24-2013, 09:30 AM   #23
EnderTheX
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Originally Posted by ThinAir View Post
Right or wrong, after I replaced my wife's 650 twin's radiator I too ran into the red triangle and found the fluid level low from not properly bleeding the system. I simply let the bike idle with the radiator cap off, while watching to make sure the bike was not overheating, and just filled the radiator a little at a time until it maintained a level near the neck of the fill area. Yes it burped out some fluid from time to time and got some drips here and there, but once I did that then filled the reservoir after placing the cap back on the radiator, it has been fine since. Simple, effective, and probably way wrong!!
Any follow up on this method?... How did it end up?


Anyone got more stories of bleeding the coolant system?
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