Check the radiator fan.
If the fan is not working, turn the
engine off. Open the fuse box
) and check the radiator fan
fuse. If the fuse is blown, replace it
with the proper (same rating) spare fuse.
Start the engine. If the high coolant
temperature indicator comes on and
stays on, turn the engine off.
If the radiator fan is working, visually
check the coolant level in the reserve
tank, located just behind the right side
frame. It isn't necessary to touch the
If the reserve tank is low or empty, don't
ride without adding coolant (page
After adding coolant, turn the engine on
and check the high coolant temperature
If the indicator doesn't turn off, do not
If Your Engine Overheats
ride. The engine needs repair. Transport
your motorcycle to a Honda dealer
If the temperature drops to normal,
check the coolant level. If it has gone
down, add more coolant.
If you are able to resume riding, continue
to monitor the high coolant temperature
If there's a mild leak, you can ride for
awhile, carefully watching the high
coolant temperature indicator. Be prepared
to stop and add more coolant or water. If
the leak is bad, transport your motorcycle
to a Honda dealer (page
Taking Care of the Unexpected