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Adding Coolant

Can I just add coolant if it is running low? Google tells me no, but I never believe him.

Its on the low line, so I want to just purchase some and pour it in. Is there any issues to doing that, or is that normal?

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Yes. But its easy enough to just change it. I just did mine 2 weeks ago.

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Yes. But its easy enough to just change it. I just did mine 2 weeks ago.
Thanks -- Is there special motorcycle coolant I should be using? I heard any coolant is fine, but not sure. THe manual doesnt specify.

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premixed 50/50 distilled
water/ethylene glycol into the radiator.

Heres what i used. http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...chAutoComplete To fill the radiator and fill the overflow bottle to the full line took about 1.5 bottles

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When you take out the coolant plug to drain it the fluid will come out in a weak stream. When you take off the radiator cap while its draining it will come out in a good steady stream so make sure to watch out that it doesn't shoot over whatever your draining into.

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