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Coolant Change; Coolant Draining; Coolant Filling - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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Coolant
Change
The coolant should be changed periodically to ensure long engine
life.
Coolant
Draining:
AWAANING
Coolant on Ilres
will
make them slippery and can cause an accident
and
Injury.
Immediately wash away any coolant that spills on the
Irame,
engine or other painted
parts.
Since
coolant
Is harmful to th
e
human
body,
do nol use for drinking
.
Remove the right shroud
.
Remove the radiator
cap [AJ.
NOTE
ORemove
the radiator cap in (wo steps. First turn the cap counter-
clockwise to the first slop and wait (here for
a
few seconds. Then
push down and tum
it
further in the same direction and remove the
cap .
Place a container under
t
he
coolant
drain plug and
drain t
he
coolant
from the
rad
iator and engine by
removing
the drain plug on
t
he
right
engine
cover.
Immediately
w
ash out any coolant that spills on t he
frame,
t
he engine,
or
the wheel.
Water Pump
Cover
(AJ
'
Drain Plug
[BJ
Unscrew the bolts [AJ and remove
t
he reserve
tank
[8]
wit
h hoses
left
installed
.
Unscrew the cap
[C]
and po
ur
the coolan
t
into a container
.
Inspect the
old coolant for
visual evidence of
corrosion and abnormal
sm
ell (see Coolant Deterioration) .
Install
th
e reserve tank.
Non·permanent Lod:lng Agent
-
Reserve Tank Bolts
Coolant
Filling:
CAUTION
Use coolant containing corrosion Inhibitors made specifically for
aluminum engines and radiators In accordance with the Instruction
of
the manufacturer's. Soft or distilled water must be used with the
antifreeze (see below lor antifreeze) In the cooling system. If hard
water Is used In the
system,
It
causes scale accumulation in the water
passages,
and considerably reduces the efficiency
of
the cooling
system.
COOLING SYSTEM 3-5

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