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The bike while riding between 55mph and 60mph started backfiring, waterlight came on, losing power, lurching and i stopped. still full with coolant

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Start with a compression check to eliminate a bad head gasket.
Drain and flush the cooling system, could have a blockage.
Be sure you check the pressure cap to see if the cooling system is full. DO NOT REMOVE THE CAP ON A HOT ENGINE! The overflow tank is not the place to check if you are having overheating issues.

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