Coolant is coming from the weep hole when it is first started. I looked in the manual and it says to replace the water pump seal and tranny seal. Is this correct and if so how do I do this and should I also replace the impeller with the newer 06 model with hole in it and the shaft. I just got this bike so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Do you have detailed instructions on how to do some or all of this?
Yeah i got u kid. well depending on wat bike u have, which i dont no. u mite have to replace all the gaskets around that area. just take off the waterpump cover replace the seal. write me back.im done answerin **** today peace
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There are a number of hints that can signal failure. The obvious ones are when the pump fails catastrophically and causes rapid water loss, the fan wobbles and possible damages the radiator, etc. However, that is not always the case in impending failures. Squealing can be a sign of pump bearing failure. Pudding of coolant under the front center of the vehicle is a telltale sign of pump leakage. Water pumps have a "weep hole" that lets a small amount of coolant escape when the bearing sleeve is wearing out. But you can be losing coolant from the pump and not see the puddle because in the early stages of failure, the pump will only weep while running. Then the fan blows the coolant back onto the block where it evaporates. You can look for the weep hole on the bottom side of the water pump where the shaft enters the sleeve. Look for signs of coolant streaking or small gatherings of coolant on engine parts just below the pump. The primary consideration is that there is coolant going missing. You may be able to remove the serpentine belt and wiggle the pump shaft to see if there is any side-to-side play in it. There should be none.
i had this same problem with a 2004 dodge stratus. turned out to be mixed coolants. check to make sure that the thermostat is opening and closing properly. you can do this by dropping the thermostat into boiling water. if it opens its not that. could also be the water pump, to check this look for a slow drip of coolant coming from the water pump. water pump has what is called a weep hole and when it goes bad coolant will drip from the weep hole.
Make sure its full of water or coolant and look at your water pump.There is a weep hole on it.Weep hole= really small hole on top side your water pump.If there is water coming out that hole and im sure there is your water pump pump needs to be replaced.If this is your problem no worry its really easy.Message me if you need instructions.
OVERHEATING CAN BE CAUSE BY MANY THINGS LIKE FAULTY THERMOSTAT AND FAULTY RADIATOR PRESSURE CAP,TOO MUCH WATER IN COOLANT SYSTEM NEED 50 / 50 WATER AND ANTIFREEZE.LOOK FOR WATER PUMP WEEP HOLE LEAK, IF COOLANT LEAKING OUT WEEP HOLE WATER PUMP BAD NEED REPLACING.CHECK FOR LOW COOLANT LEVEL, YOUR RADIATOR OVERFLOW JUG SHOULD HAVE COOLANT AT THE FULL COLD MARK IF NOT KEEP ADDING COOLANT INTO COOLANT OVERFLOW JUG UNTIL COOLANT STOP DROPPING AND FULL COLD MARK, IF OVERFLOW COOLANT JUG WAS EMPTY RADIATOR IS LOW ON COOLANT.WHICH CAUSE AIR IN COOLANT SYSTEM KEEPING THE ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR FROM BEING SUBMERGE IN HOT COOLANT WHICH TURN ON THE COOLANT FANS.WHEN ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GET CERTAIN SET TEMPERATURE LIKE 190 DEGREES THE PCM AND COOLANT SENSOR WILL TURN ON COOLANT FANS, IF VECHICLE OVERHEATING COOLANT FANS NOT WORKING EITHER YOU HAVE FAULTY ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR CHECK COOLANT FANS FUSE AND RELAYS. YOU CAN CODE SCAN CAR TO SEE IF YOU HAVE FAULTY PCM, FAULTY ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR OR FAULTY COOLANT FAN RELAY.IF COOLANT FAN AND ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR OKAY,YOU HAVE CORRECT COOLANT LEVEL IN COOLANT SYSTEM, THERMOSTAT AND RADIATOR PRESSURE CAP BEEN REPLACED, YOU COULD HAVE BLOWN HEAD GASKET CHECK ENGINE OIL LOOKS LIKE MILK SHAKE HEAD GASKET BLOWED ALSO WHEN HEAD GASKET BLOWED YOU CAN DRIVE CAR SHORT DISTANCE START OVERHEATING AND YOU LOOSE ENGINE POWER SUSPECT BLOWED HEAD GASKET.
Look for a leak below the water pump.
If so we believe the inter seal of the water pump to be the failure, this will result in a coolant weep coming from the weep hole near the center shaft of the water pump.
Check the radiator and hoses for leaks. Also, look at the water pump and see if any coolant is leaking out of the vent or "weep" hole. If coolant is leaking from the weep hole, the water pump is defective and will need replaced. When checking hoses, look for cracks and leaks, especially around the hose clamps. Hope this helped and best wishes.
SOUNDS LIKE THE BEARING PACKING IS STARTING TO LEAK IN THE WATER PUMP. YOUR ONLY SOLUTION IS TO REPLACE THE PUMP. IF YOU GET UNDERNEATH AND LOOK UP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WATER PUMP YOU WILL SEE A SMALL WEEP HOLE AND THERE YOU WILL SEE THE WATER COMING OUT TO VERIFY IT IS YOUR WATER PUMP AND NOT ANOTHER ISSUE.