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Water flows out from the hole below the water pump cover

Once warmed up water flows out of the pump cover. then after riding it and it seems to cool down it stops until i let it idle and heat up again??? one guy said this is normal??? i would have to disagree!!! help???

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Seal is going bad, as the other post stated. IF your bike is older than 2005 then replace the water pump impeller with an 06 model or drill a 3mm hole in between 2 fins. without the hole the impeller builds too much pressure on the back side pushing water through the seal.

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It sounds like u water pump seals are going when they warm up they open up
best bet is to replace them may require u to strip the engine down

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