I'm an idiot
blackgpz at rochester.rr.com
Wed May 13 16:07:19 PDT 2009
No coolant dump unless you decide to remove the radiator to make access to
the exhaust a little easier, but not necessary.
Steve in Western NY
'08 KLR 650
'08 Tuono Factory
"You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White
----- Original Message -----
From: <dominatr37 at optonline.net>
To: <blackgpz at rochester.rr.com>; "Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion"
<gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: I'm an idiot
> Hi Steve, and thanks for the reply. Ok did you have to dump the coolant
> when you did this?
> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 2:44:13 pm
> To: Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
> From: blackgpz at rochester.rr.com
> Subject: Re: I'm an idiot
> Ralph, meet idiot #2 (or #1, depending on your point of view!). I've done
> the same thing. You need to remove whatever you need to to get the oil pan
> beneath the engine off. I don't remember it being very much stuff, the
> exhaust being the biggest component. The rag pieces have plugged up the
> screen on the bottom of the oil pick-up which is why the oil light is on.
> Do not run the engine anymore. After getting the oil pan off and cleaning
> the screen, pan and surrounding areas, don't forget to clean out behind
> the clutch cover and ignition cover besides under the valve cover.
> Remember any rag you don't get will end up on the screen again so get
> everything you can. Put everything back together, change the oil and
> filter and give it a go. I've put about 17k on it since it happened to me
> so it can be OK if you do a thorough job of cleaning it out. Good luck.
> ---- dominatr37 <dominatr37 at optonline.net> wrote:
>> Chances are the rag is plugging up the oil pump. You will
>> need to pull the
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