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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-08-2009, 03:02 AM Thread Starter
 
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Coolant Change

I was just wandering if anyone has changed the coolant on their bike yet. I was told by my Kawa dealer that it should be changed once per year, so mine is well over due, but i haven't done it before.

So if someone could offer some instruction (with pics would be gr8) i would very much appreciate it, my main concern is getting air bubbles in it and where is the best place to drain from and where do i fill it up again.

Cheers all.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-08-2009, 08:01 AM
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Have you downloaded the service manual yet? You can't go wrong following the book.

Here ya go...

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...ghlight=manual



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I can't imagine changing the coolant that often. Personally, I would think every three years should be plenty.

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Agree on the 3.
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My Owners Manual (page 100) says change the coolant every 3 years or 22,500 miles, which-ever comes first. I would go with that.
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Instead of using the green coolant that has to be changed every 3 years... Can the ORANGE coolant be used?

The orange coolant will last 5 years 100,000 or something like that.

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When the guy said every year i thought that was a bit much, i changed it anyway because i had already bought the coolant.

Thanks for the link to the manual Bear that will be very helpful.

Sorry but i don't know anything about the orange anti-freeze.
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