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  1. Overflow tank filling up

    The ZX6R
    I need some help here. I got a 2007 zx6r with 12,000 miles. about a month ago I pulled in the driveway noticed a small puddle of coolant. NO leaks. Found the coolant overflow jug filled to the top with coolant and it spit some out. Figured the radiator cap went bad, coolant was boiling over into...
  2. 05 overheating only when not in gear

    New Member Introductions
    What's up guys. Just bought mine 2 days ago, came with ALOT of upgrades so dont know if this is "normal" for a track bike set up.... After a while it'll start overheating when in neatural, you can be sitting still or you can be going 120 MPH.... Doesn't matter, but as soon as you release the...
  3. '07 zx6r Cooling fan not turning on

    Mechanical and Technical
    Hey all, Please excuse my lack of technical knowledge. I'll try to explain what's going on. Starting this past week I've noticed a burning smell (not a good sign, I know) coming from my bike when I've been caught in traffic. The temperature gauge wasn't all that high the first time I...
  4. 05 ZX6R 636 Stalling out in hot traffic

    Mechanical and Technical
    UGGGG.....Hi guys, lifetime GSXR guy, literally bought my first Kawi 3 days ago. Beautiful bike, probably the nicest feeling bike i've ever gotten to ride. The intput, agility, nimbleness and aggressiveness are...WOW... but THIS!!!!! here is a brief summary of my experience thus far on the 05...
  5. Looking for some advice

    The ZX6R
    First of all I want to say hi this is my first time posting to the forum. I just bought a 1999 zx6r 2 weeks ago and I'm having a problem of it getting hot after riding it awhile. I ride it to work which is 35 miles from my house and when I get off the freeway the temp goes from 4 blocks to 7 and...
  6. Is it just overheating?

    Mechanical and Technical
    Well, this is my first post. I don't want to put anyone to sleep, so I'll try to make it fast and simple. I bought a used, 06 zx6r. 16k miles. A week later it started to die after riding for 30+ mins. Temperature was high, so I changed the oil and did a coolant flush. Didn't help much...
  7. Temperature Sensor

    Mechanical and Technical
    Hey guys, I know I've posted about this before, but I finally found my problem thats causing my 2007 to overheat - its my temperature sensor in my fan thats causing it. I hooked my fan up to a 12V battery and it runs fine, but doesnt kick on at all when its suppose to. Does anyone know where...
  8. 05 636 temp all over the place

    Mechanical and Technical
    I recently purchased a 05 636 with a motor out of a 06 636 with 13k on it. The previous owner said that since he installed the aftermarket exhaust (yoshimura) the temperature has fluctuated all over everything from 200 to the flashing HI. One minute I'm riding it's at 202 then jumps to 238 then...
  9. Coolant Overflowing Reservoir Tank

    The ZX6R
    To any one who can help me out... I have a 1995 zx6. I was out riding one day, after about 30mins of riding i noticed my resrvoir tank started overflowing causing it too shoot out hot coolant from the weep hole. I immediately pulled over and noticed the fan was on and my temp gauge needle was...
  10. HELP 1996 zx6r f2 overheating problems

    Mechanical and Technical
    Hi guys I really need help, my bike is overheating and bubbling in the expansion tank, the fan works direct to power and ive put a brand new fan switch on, ther thermostat works when tested, ive bought a new cap for the radiator, ive burped the system when ive refilled it. The fan dosnt actually...
  11. HELP - trying everything. Keeps killing after warm up.

    Mechanical and Technical
    Okay so here's the deal, i have a 2000 zx6r i just purchased and i'm aware of some kinks that need to be worked out. So here's what the issue is. The bike starts up perfect during the day, in the am when it's a little cooler i'll choke it and still, starts up great. The temp goes up to about...
  12. Radiator Problem

    Mechanical and Technical
    So I parked my bike after riding my bike pretty hard one day and realized there was coolant sprayed all over my left side and fairings. I checked coolant levels and they were low, so I added a bit of coolant and ran the bike again. When I gave it a little rev coolant sprayed in a thin stream...
  13. Stalling out, running hot...

    Mechanical and Technical
    Hey guys, need a little input... I browsed the topics briefly but didn't notice anything exactly like the issue I'm having, so forgive me if this topic has been beaten to death previously. I'm on an '07 and have had a history of electrical problems with it thanks to the former owner who didn't...
  14. NEED HELP!! no throttle after 5k rpms

    Mechanical and Technical
    okay so long story short brought my bike (07) to a buddy of mines shop for tune up and new chain and sprocket he told me it also needed a valve adjustment so i told him to go ahead and do it. when i recently went to pick it up it started fine idled fine but as soon as you hit 5k rpms it would...
  15. constant overheating

    Mechanical and Technical
    hey had my 1999 zx6r out for a 300 mile round trip day out i ride her on a regular basis the same day she had been to get new tyres and chain cleaned and i think the mechanic adjusted the idle speed to high so she ran a bit sloppy untill i adjusted it back but now after warming up the bike seems...
  16. Never seen my bike get this Hott.

    Mechanical and Technical
    Well Driving to work and noticed I was heating up fast. flying it at night and Im steady at 208. I stop at a light and it gets all the way to 247!!! alarm going off. The light turns green and I push it and it cools to 218. I stop again and 237. I pull over to pick up distilled water incase Im...
  17. Need some help please!!!

    The ZX6R
    My 06 636 is pushing out antifreeze through the tube that hangs down to the belly fairings. It doesn't overheat, just pushes it out. Not a lot, just a little bit. But I cant figure out why. Anyone have some info that may help me?
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