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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-14-2019, 03:27 PM
Bike...and Dennis
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Location: Glendale, Arizona, USA
Model: 1987 GL1200 Interstate 290,000 miles
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I really doubt it's a head gasket. Seems more likely one of the hoses has shrunken a bit. It should get better with use.

On mine, many years ago a dealer said my leak was a head gasket, but it turned out to be the water pump. The coolant would run up and back when driving...

On that particular leak, I had the bike to 3 different dealers who made 3 different diagnosis. None of them ever mentioned the water pump.

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