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Cooling System Pressure Testing - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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Stan the
engine
with the radiator cap removed and run
it
until no more
air bubbles
[AJ can
be
seen
in the coolanl.
O
lap Ihe radiator hoses to force any air bubbles caught inside
OStop the
engine
and add
coolant
up 10 the radiator filler neck .
Install the radiator cap
.
Fill the reserve lank up to the FULL mark with coolant and install the
"P
CAUTlON
00
not
add more
coolant
above the
FULL
mark .
Install the
right shroud.
Cooling System Pressure Testing
CAUTlON
During pressure
tesllng, do
not
exceed the
pressure for which the
system
Is
designed
to work. The
maximum
pressure
Is
123
kPa (1.25
kg/em',
18 psi)
.
Remove the right
shroud
.
Remove the radiator cap, and
install
a cooling system pressure tester
[AJ
and adapter
[8]
on the radiator filler
neck.
NOTE
o
Wet the adapter cap sealing surfaces
with
water
or coolant to
prevent pressure leaks
.
Build up pressure
in
the system carefully until the pressure reaches 123
kPa
(1.25
kg/em', 18 psi) .
Watch
t
he gauge for
at
least 6
seconds.
*
If the pressure holds
steady,
the cooling system is all right
.
Remove the pressure tester, replenish the coolant, and install the
radiator cap and the right
shroud.
*
If the pressure drops and no external source is found, check for internal
leaks. Droplets
in
the transmission oil
indicate
internal leakage. Check
the water pump mechanical seal and oil seal. If a droplet is found in
the spark plug. check the cylinder head
gasket for
leaks .
Install the right shroud.
COOLING SYSTEM 3 -7
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