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    Coolant for 2020 XR TE
    on: February 03, 2021, 05:35:51 pm
    February 03, 2021, 05:35:51 pm
    Could anyone advise on best coolant to use for top up on the bike?

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    Re: Coolant for 2020 XR TE
    Reply #1 on: February 03, 2021, 07:34:57 pm
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    *Originally Posted by BeemerJoe [+]
    Could anyone advise on best coolant to use for top up on the bike?

    The proper BMW stuff from your dealer.....mixing of different coolants is generally not a good idea.

    When I did my 30,000km service I flushed out the original coolant and changed to my own prefered brand...no issues thus far at 37k km.

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    Re: Coolant for 2020 XR TE
    Reply #2 on: February 03, 2021, 09:56:53 pm
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    Thanks Smithy, sounds like good advice. I'll get to the dealers assuming they are open in our lockdown world. :046:

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    Re: Coolant for 2020 XR TE
    Reply #4 on: February 04, 2021, 03:21:05 pm
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    You can get a big bottle of the stuff from the dealer and then mix it 50/50 with water as per instructions. Often have to top up a new bike, probably due to air in the cooling system. Not too easy to get the coolant in without removing the side panel. I used a fairly liquid bottle and some plastic tube to avoid removing the panel.
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    Re: Coolant for 2020 XR TE
    Reply #5 on: February 04, 2021, 06:29:17 pm
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    Thanks Paul for the tip.