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I have a 1985 Kaw Eliminator, it seems as though the pressure from the bike cause the overflow tank to run over from the radiator cap. what can cause this problem.

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  • gregoryd_hea Sep 28, 2010

    i have cleaned all the hoses, could it be the radiator cap itself not holding down good enough to reach the correct temp?

  • gregoryd_hea Sep 28, 2010

    I will try that and get back to you in about a week, the parts take about that long to come in.

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HI! You may have worn rubber seals. If the seals are worn fuel may pass thru it. Have it replaced and you'll be good. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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    Alrighty, have a good one!

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A plugged overflow tube can cause this. A blocked or faulty thermostat can also due this. Too much antifreeze and not enough water can also do this.

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    Nate Stansfield Sep 28, 2010

    The cap could be faulty. That is true. I have seen that twice before. One cap didn't let out pressure, and the other one I seen didn't hold any pressure.

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