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  • Online Diavel   la

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    Coolant -Multiple Choice-agh
    on: April 22, 2021, 05:23:31 am
    April 22, 2021, 05:23:31 am
     There is a lot of good information on the forum about coolant but I was hoping for some advice on the following due to restricted buying options here.

    How often should the coolant be drained on a very low mileage/useage bike?

    Can I use a BMW Car product in the bike ?Any good experience with coolants in hot weather as its never cold here....but always hot  :034:

    Many thanks...Simon
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    Re: Coolant -Multiple Choice-agh
    Reply #1 on: April 22, 2021, 08:13:10 am
    April 22, 2021, 08:13:10 am
    Don't you have an owners handbook? They are free to download. You will see there when to change the coolant and what spec to use.

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    Re: Coolant -Multiple Choice-agh
    Reply #2 on: April 22, 2021, 10:10:22 am
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    Thanks...yes...I have the owners manual in both English and Thai  :001:. But unless I am mistaken it does not answer any of the questions I asked.

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    Re: Coolant -Multiple Choice-agh
    Reply #3 on: April 22, 2021, 01:50:15 pm
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    It's odd that the user manual does not specify what type of coolant to use, but according to this post:

    https://www.s1000rrforum.com/threads/what-coolant-does-the-bike-have-in-it-from-stock.46282/

    our bikes use the same coolant as BMW cars.

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    Re: Coolant -Multiple Choice-agh
    Reply #4 on: April 22, 2021, 02:22:00 pm
    April 22, 2021, 02:22:00 pm
    Thanks for this info. I can get original BMW car coolant so will drain the system and use that...~I think.