2005 YZ450F water leak

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  • CasterTroy

Posted July 19, 2014 - 10:20 AM


I bought a new/old stock 2005 YZ450F a little over a year ago. 

Thinking I got a great deal on a never started bike I had high hopes of just riding. Holy hell was I wrong. After first ride, new fork seals, all new fuel line, float jet, spark plug, and everything rubber you can imagine.

JD jet kit
#170 main
RED needle 4th clip down
45 pilot Jet
STILL can't get the dang thing to run worth a flip at idle and blip the throttle at idle and she dies. 30,000 kicks later and MAYBE it'll start. 

GAWD I hate this bike!


But now a new headache. Dripping water like a leaky faucet from this hole (see below)

Shop manual tells me nothing about this hole and whether it has a plug or screw. Can anyone here verify?


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Edited by CasterTroy, July 19, 2014 - 10:31 AM.

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  • CasterTroy

Posted July 20, 2014 - 03:31 AM


Looks like grayracer has the answers. Should anyone else have leaking from the weep hole....see these posts


Read: http://www.thumperta...0-coolant-leak/


And: http://www.thumperta...ter-pump-seals/

Off to find a detailed picture laden post on how to replace the seals now ;-) 

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