F4i - Main Forum Main F4i discussion board

Hose snapped on radiator filler neck - seeking advice

  #1  
Old 04-01-2019, 05:06 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 1
Unhappy Hose snapped on radiator filler neck - seeking advice




So a couple of months ago I came out of my house to find some drunk ***** had kicked my bike over in the night. I put her back up right and noticed there was some coolant leaking down. I did some visual checks and couldnīt see anything loose so just suspected the coolant was coming from the overflow pipe having been laid sideways. I took her for a quick jaunt and all seemed fine, when i stopped to fuel I saw there was more coolant dropping down. I headed home and about 100 meters from my house, sat at a red light the engine warning light came on and the bike was clearly overheating. I turned her off and wheeled her the rest of the way back to mine. Coolant level checks were all good and oil levels were fine.

After the end of the cold weather and a well earned day off from work, I decided to take a closer look today. I took the side panel of the fairing off to check the hoses and I have found the cause of the issue and the true extent of the damage the joyless ****ers have caused. The hose connected to the radiator filler cap has been pulled off. Easy fix I thought, pop it back on and stick a new clip on there. Only when I get close I see the actual pipe has snapped off. Anyone have any ideas how to go about fixing this? Im without a garage at the moment and so any fixes I try are being done at the side of the road sadly. Pictures attached.

Cheers
 
  #2  
Old 04-01-2019, 05:19 AM
74demon's Avatar
Administrator and MVN, March 2012/Oct 2013 ROTM
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: socal 949/951
Posts: 7,684
Default

Unfortunately, you need a new radiator.
 
  #3  
Old 04-01-2019, 05:25 AM
CaBaRet's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: UK
Posts: 2,051
Default

Ideally you would have to get them Brazed together, but at the moment you have got to be looking at getting the coolant into the expansion tank, if you could get a long piece of of tubing ,same inside diameter as the outlet pipe and run it to the expansion tank ,that might do until you could get the piece Brazed back on
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Alfi83
New Member Area
5
03-13-2014 04:34 AM
mariust5
New Member Area
5
06-11-2013 08:38 AM
AF4iK
F4i - Main Forum
3
05-21-2012 01:41 PM
MC_spirited
F4i - Main Forum
4
04-17-2009 11:05 PM
bw929rr
CBR 929RR
6
11-12-2008 01:25 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Hose snapped on radiator filler neck - seeking advice


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.