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LEAKING Noticed last night that the garage smelled and saw a small puddle under my bike, it's a 2004 Suzuki Bandit 1200S. I'm going to try and include a picture (not my bike but an attempt at finding out where the leak is coming from). I have close up pictures that I can try and include this evening. Any help would be appreciated. The arrow in the pic indicates where the leak is coming from. My question is what is this and what can be done to fix it. My ameteur guess is something to do with the crankcase and hopefully a gasket/seal issue. (The leak is actually on the left side of the bike)

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Is your bike water cooled? It could be anti-freeze. It it were fuel it will not puddle, it will evaperate too quick. Anti-freeze will puddle, and has variuos colors. Also taste it, if it has a sweet taste it is anti-freeze. Just bearly dip you finger in the fluid and just touch the tip of the tounge. If it were oil it would be dark. Hope this helps you.

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