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post #1 of 4 Old Mar 20th, 2008, 6:38 pm Thread Starter
 
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Hey what is the plastic tank under the seat just above the the coolant sight glass it has a rubber cap that looks like a nipple. yep I said nipple
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post #2 of 4 Old Mar 20th, 2008, 7:15 pm
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Re: need help

That is the coolant overflow bottle. It is often easier to check the level by pulling the "nipple" and looking in side as opposed to looking through the sight port by the side case.

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I cant see a thing through the sight glass. Its all white so I have been thinking I was low
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post #4 of 4 Old Mar 20th, 2008, 7:43 pm
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It is hard to see the coolant through the thick white walls of the coolant reservoir, but you can usually make it out with a flashlight. Some of us have used a sharpie to mark the Min and Max lines on the side of the bottle for easier reading. You can also pull the rubber cap and shine the flashlight into the reservoir while looking at the Min and Max marks from the outside.

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Some people see the gas tank as half empty. Some see it as half full. All I care is that I know where the next tankful is coming from...
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