Just finished an oil change and checked the coolant as well. The coolant was a little low, so I topped it off. This morning I noticed a small pooling of coolant on the garage floor. It’s definitely coolant. I have attached a picture that I’m hoping might help in identifying the issue. Looks like a gasket to me. There is some pink fluid on the motor housing just left of the intake manifold sensor. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
i had a similar weird issue. i noticed my coolant was low one day, so i topped mine off, the next day i see a little pooling on the feet plate (where your feet sit), opened up the coolant panel and there was droplets and slight splashing pooling on the white coolant container.. i thought oh shit i must have not put cap on tight enough.
fast forward to when i went to the dealership at a later date for something else, and i asked him to look at the cap.. he told me that the caps are made to allow some coolant to be released if it was too full or something...thought that was weird but ok..
had a leak on my bike after 6 months of riding (not a drop before).
using lots of paper towel to dry things and then leave a piece in a suspect place (and wait a couple of hours) I eventually tracked it to a host clamp (iirc the one off the top of the thermostat that leads to the front of the bike).
Thanks everyone for your posts. I took my scoot in for service because I know this repair is beyond my skill set. I have a blown head gasket, which is what I feared. I’ll update with the cost of repairs. Gasket is cheap, labor...? I agree with Greasy. I can’t do it, so I’ll pay to get the job done properly by someone more skilled than me, with no complaints.
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