Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

2000 wr 400 running hot

1 post in this topic

I had a slight melt down and have since patched the radiator and replaced the oil seals behind the impeller, changed the oil and replaced the coolant. There is no more water leaking anywhere but it seems to heating up pretty guick just at idle. It seems like the exhaust pipe is where it get hot first, obviously but it gets red hot in a few mins. The water pump cover is pretty hot to the touch after a few min at idle also. Should the water pump be getting that hot that quick.

I did break half a fin off the impeller but there is still 5 good ones left (problem?). The left radiator is kind of bent up but seems fin now that it is patched, (problem?). The impeller shaft seemed straight with some blackening. The bearing was fine and it spun when i tested it by turning it over. The coolant is pretty warm so I know its circulating.

Any thingelse that I could be checking out?????

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0