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  1. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi friends im New to the Suzuki TL1000r, and i want to know at what temp it is supposed to operate normally and at what temp it will turn on the cooling fans. Can you guys help me. Also i want to know what type of coolant is the best for the tropical climate because i live in Puerto Rico where...
  2. Help Forum
    I have a tl1000s year 2001. I was riding it today and after about 15 minutes for freeway riding I came to my destination and parked. When I did I always have a habit of looking at the ground and my bike to see if there is anything out of the ordinary. Today there was, coolant was leaking down...
  3. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I'm new to this watercooled thing, been riding aircooled bikes since 82'. I remember Miguel Duhamel in the early 90's, riding I think it was the Banco Yamaha YZR500, getting pitched to the tarmac when a coolant hose blew and soaked the rear slick. After a viscious highside of course. It was...
  4. Help Forum
    Hello everyone. I went to start the bike today and it wouldnt turn on.Turns over but no go. It gave me a FI code for engine coolant temp sensor. Would a bad temp sensor cause it to flood and not start? I know it regulates fuel and air flow by the ecu. anyone have this problem before and is...
  5. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok everyone, you were so helpfull with the radiator question, next comes the "what type of coolant do you use" question. It does get below freezing up here, so water wetter wont work, what are some quality coolants ya'll have had good luck with? Thanks!
  6. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    call me a born again biker, call me a mechanical gimp, I don't care, I've just bought a TL and it's awesome '97 TL1000S totally amazing bike, I am totally in love with it, it is by far the best bike I've ever ridden... now, why does it keep dribbling coolant? (out of that little drain hole on...
  7. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Does anyone know an easy wasy to get an air bubble out of the cooling system. Is there a bleeder screw. Sorry i left my manual at home. Thanks, any help appreciated.
  8. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have slow leak and found out where its coming from. Is there a bolt in there ? If not what do you think its causing it? :)
  9. Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    :banghead 2001 TL1000s has coolant mixing with the oil I changed the oil and filter and was putting new coolant in the rad but it never filled:O something told me to look at the oil view window and to my horror I say the new oil turning a green hue color I never even turned it on does this mean...
  10. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I just bought a 2000 TLR, and today was the first I road a long time on it. All day I had no problems, but every time I stopped it was pissing a little coolant and I didn't know if I should be worried. I was sitting in some traffic durring the day and engine temp got to about 220-225 for a...
  11. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I am having my radiator repaired, so I need to refill it. Any suggestions?
  12. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    This is a simple question for some of you gearheads but not for some of us common folks. Where or what does the stock coolant bottle mount to? :confusedThe reason i ask is because when i bought the bike the right side fairing was gone and the coolant bottle was tied up to the radiator with a...
  13. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hey guys, I just bought a TLR and LOVE the bike. Unfortunately, one of my employees made the stupid mistake of getting grabby with my keys, started it and tried to ride the beast... not a good idea. Needless to say, he slammed it down on the right side, so I'm looking for some parts and what...
  14. Help Forum
    hey all. ran some flush through my rad today and after a few mins running, coolant started coming from the drain hole. relise what has to be done and what may need reaplcing from other threads.:hailthe zone! but was thinking, its a nasty coincidence, i run a bit of flush through and seal...
  15. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i was riding home the other night,well around 4am.it was above freezing but i would have to say under 40 degrees farenheit.no problems at all until i got home.i pulled the bike into the garage and shut it off as normal.then i heard a splashing and gurgling noise,i look back and theres a huge...
  16. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    hey guys. i used to work for an alloy rad company and one of the guys noticed the coolant bottle on one of my bikes. he asked why it has upper and lower on it. i answered to top the rad up if its low....no no he said its just a catch tank as the bottle is lower than the top of the rad and the...
  17. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i took my bike for a spin today and noticed that the temp display was only reading dashes( ---)occasionally it would reappear. any suggestions?:confused
  18. Help Forum
    Hi guys names Steve 29 I have just swap my T595 for a Tl1000R, My TL1000 has a coolant leak, I have found where its coming from and before i start taken it apart need some advice (is this a comon fault and what does it mean) The coolant leak is coming from the R/H side under the water (Not the...
  19. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Anybody dabbled in these....pls inform for a tl100r Cheers Stephen
  20. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    The stock one connects to the lower part of the bottle Am I going to run into problems if I just run a tube from the radiator into the top of my new one ? or does it need to connect ot the lower end ? pls inform ?
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