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post #4 of (permalink) Old 08-09-2019, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by N4HHE View Post
I don't know the specifics of your FJR but the overflow hose from radiator cap area correctly goes to the bottom of the reservoir no matter the water cooled vehicle. This hose blows and sucks. Hot steam has to bubble through cooler liquid in the reservoir. When engine cools liquid is sucked back into the radiator.
Ok so mine is connected to the bottom, however, the spout it's attached to is totally sealed up. It looks like it melted. And no fluid will pass through. So at about 4 bars on the gauge it starts to lose fluid around that hose and then runs hot. Gets up to the last bar flashing.

2004 FJR1300A
2013 FJR 1300A
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