Question about 1990 kawasaki ZZR 600

3 Answers

I have a 2002 kawasaki prairie 650. i think i have a blown head gasket on the rear cyclinder. how can i be sure it is a blown head gasket?

Posted by on

  • MJudice1 Mar 29, 2009

    I have the same problem with a 2003 Kawasaki 650 Prairie 4x4 ATV 4 wheeler. The bike got hot due to loss of coolant. It melted the recoil starter cover. The engine runs fine but I am getting antifreeze in the oil. Compression test indicates 50 psig on both cylinders. Good according to book. No antifreeze evident in either cylinder. Cooling system indicates bubbles when engine running with no cap. Checked cooling system thoroughly and found no evidence that there was any problems. TStat is set at 160 degf and working well along with cooling fan. Pulled both cylinder heads and found no head gasket leaks. Inspected both heads for cracks and found no problem. Heads are not warped. What do I look for next?.

×

3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

Check the seal behind your water impeller there are o rings back there if one of them goes bad you will leak antifreeze into oil, your impeller is run by the oil pump i believe, you should not see oil in the water also your bike will run fine but when hot will foul the plug with water look for white smoke sometimes and the smell of anti freeze on start up
i have a 400 4x4 doing the same thing new piston rings and top end now lossing water but runs great oil looks real thin
took to the dealer to fix this week will let you know how i make out.

Posted on May 05, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Just had this problem 700 prairie. Did you sink it? I ended up with radiator fluid in the oil and then started white smoke out of exhaust, plugs fouled and had a slight watery resedew on plugs, the rad fluid sounded like it would boil in reservoir. Would not pump coolant like it was suppose to so I Bought new head gaskets for 40 dollars and changed myself, now have no problem .

Posted on Oct 04, 2014

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Hi, is there oil in the water? or are there any bubbles, leaks or noises coming from the head gasket? is there a major power loss?

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1999 Kawasaki 300 Prairie. Where can I get a diagram showing fuel line routing?


Hi, Gary sorry you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Kawasaki despair not for a mere $10 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
1999 Kawasaki 300 Prairie fuel line routing Google Search
ATV Connection
Where do connect the fuel line that goes from the carburetor to the engine
https://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/276766770-kawasaki-prairie-300-service-manual-repair-1999-2002

Apr 02, 2016 | kawasaki Motorcycles

1 Answer

Kawasaki forum, I have a 2002 kawasaki prairie 650 4x4 that will not switch into 4 wheel drive. It stays in 2 wheel only. Help please


Honda FourTrax & Kawasaki Prairie 650 ' Outdoor Life

www.outdoorlife.com/articles/gear/.../honda-fourtrax-kawasaki-prairie-6...
Honda decided not only to get into the 500cc-class automatic 4x4 camp, but to do ...by three electronic shifting programs: one for high-speed driving on easy trails; ... this innovation: Kawasaki made the Prairie 650 capable of starting in gear.

Sep 12, 2015 | ATVs

1 Answer

I got a 2002 kawasaki prairie 400 when i get it wet it dies


water gets into electricals? spray with wd40

Oct 17, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Lost key for kawasaki 650 prairie 4 wheeler


hi, i think you can ask dealer for help
or you want to make a new key yourself?

greetings

Nov 09, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

On 1989 Kawasaki 650 Sx jet ski: I hooked up water to engine with in-line hose connection, turned water on and ran it. It misses at mid to high speed/rpm and sometimes runs just fine. I check plugs and...


Always keep the water pressure low, when the water coming out of the side of machine is cold you should turn down pressure. Engine on first then water, water turned off then wait 10 seconds and turn off machine. If you go out on a ride then park it for say an hour and find water in cylinders I would replace gasket. My shop time on all the J series engines is 20 minutes for head gasket.

Jul 08, 2011 | kawasaki Sport & Outdoor - Others

1 Answer

My kz650csr engine gets very hot also there white cream on oil filler cap


It sounds like you have a blown head gasket and water in the oil.

Feb 27, 2011 | 1981 kawasaki Z 650 SR

3 Answers

Coolant in the oil 1998 chevy truck vortec


cyclinder head gasket blown needs head skimmed and new gasket fitted.adrian;;;

Nov 10, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet C1500

1 Answer

2002 Kawasaki Prairie 650


Either the switch on the handlebars isn't making contact. Or the shift motor on the front differential is broke.

Jul 06, 2009 | 1990 kawasaki ZZR 600

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 kawasaki ZZR 600 Logo

2,361 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top kawasaki Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

chris

Level 2 Expert

232 Answers

Are you a kawasaki Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...