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Oil cooler leaks..

Can they be repaired or are the tubes all alluminum?

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  • nunnzer Dec 17, 2008

    yes it is the oil cooler itsellf,,it weeps thru the fins on both sides..one more than the other

  • miccamicca May 11, 2010

    Is it the cooler core itself thats leaking or the fittings and connections ?

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The tubes, or core of the cooler cannot be repaired. They are very thin walled. Another point to consider is that your bike is oil cooled (Suzuki Advanced Cooling System) its very important that all this works properly because a catastrophic failure of the cooler will destroy your engine and possibly kill you when the oil reaches the back wheel. You will need to replace it with an identical unit. Should not be hard to find one at a breakers or ebay.
Regards, Mike.

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