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Offline BrianD

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FAN PROBLEMS
« on: May 05, 2015, 05:49:51 pm »
How hard is it to get to the fan?  Mine seems to be turning at about half speed and not blowing much air - bike almost overheated on me this morning in traffic.  In the parts diagram it looks like it is mounted on the back of the radiator.  Do I need to drain the coolant and pull the radiator?  I haven't been in there before, wondering what I am up against.  Thanks in advance for any info or advice.
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Re: FAN PROBLEMS
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2015, 06:17:08 pm »
Yeah, the radiator has to come off. Most likely the blades are melted, and possibly the motor brushes as well. As long as you are at it, you may as well replace the coolant hoses and all the o-rings. A new t-stat would be a good idea too. Once you have the coolant system apart, you won't want to do it again any time soon.
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