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Old 03-18-2017, 09:18 PM
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Default New bike owner W/PROBLEM

Hey everyone this is my first bike and I love it so far. It's a 2002 cbr 600 f4i. Im having a problem with it overheating while stopping a lot or just being stopped. It reaches 250 when the light comes on but once I get back to moving for a little it starts to go back down. I do hear the fan come on at times but I can't tell when or if it's on when it gets hot. I plan on checking the fan, and coolant tomorrow, is there any tips or tricks I need to know or check? Thanks for any help.

PS. Im not sure how to post pictures on here yet. Lol
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:42 AM
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Welcome to the forum.

To get help with your overheating problem, it might be best to post your questions here :-

The guys there have specific knowledge of your bike.

Personally I would think maybe the thermo switch for the fan/ thermostat/ maybe the system needs a flush to clean out any gunk and of course, is there enough coolant in there?

For posting pictures read this :- How to add pics to posts?
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:57 AM
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Alright guys, I figured it out. I flushed the radiator and before I done that I seen it was real low so that was most of the problem. And also the fan was stuck, so I freed that up and everything seems to be working fine now.

I have lowered it one inch to fit me a little better, added an adjustable kickstand, black mirrors, and black windscreen. And I also just had some Dunlop tires put on.
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