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Cooling System Flushing - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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3-8 COOLING SYSTEM
Cooling System
Flushing
Over a
period
of
time, the
cooling system accumulates rust, scale, and
lime in
the
water
Jacket
and radialor.
When this accumulation is
suspected or
observed,
flush
the
cooling system. If
thIs
accumulation IS
nOI
removed, it will clog
up the
water passages and
considerably
reduce
the
efficiency of
the
cooling system.
Drain
the
cooling
system
.
Fill the
cooling system with fresh water
mixed
with a flushing
compound.
CAUTlON
Avoid the use
of
a flushing compound which
Is
harmful to the
aluminum engine and
radiator.
Carefully follow the Instructions
supplied by the manufacturer 01 the cleaning product
.Warm
up the
engine,
and run
It
at normal operating
temperature for
about
ten minUies.
e
SloP
the
engine, and
drain the
cooling system aher the coolant cools
down.
eFili the
system
with fresh water
.
Warm
up
the engine and
drain the
system
after
t
he coolant cools
down.
Repeat
the previous two
steps once
more.
• Fill the
system with a permanent type
coolant,
and
bleed
the air
from
the
system.

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