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It's been almost freezing lately, and upon starting the bike, it belches anti-freeze. There was a football sized puddle the first time. Yesterday it was a few dribbles, and smelled like anti-freeze pretty bad.

I usually keep the bike inside, but both times it leaked, the bike was outside in the upper 30's degree weather.

Any suggestions? it has 5800 miles on it and 7 trackdays, stock anti-freeze.
 

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you have done 7 trackdays with anti-freeze in your bike? you didn't have to flush it out for water?

start at the basics and get the coolant checked for freezing temperature.
 

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Upper 30's should not be an issue. Has the coolant been changed/flushed? Can you tell where the leak is?
 

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in the intermediate group we don't have to flush it.

it's the stock anti-freeze. I have plans to flush it this off season. The bike sits in my living room, so the temperature is relatively warm.

I'm guessing it was the weather?

can't tell where it's leaking from, except lower left side near water pump.
 

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Had the same problem on my 2005. The hoses weren't tight. Check and make sure the clamps are on good and they are tight. Tightened mine and no more leaks.
 

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thanks! I'll check it out.

A friend said the same thing...sometimes it just happens when it's cold.
 
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