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Old September 24th, 2017, 08:21 AM   #1
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slight coolant leak.

took delivery of a demo with 47 miles on it on a closeout price.

so far all is well and fitment is much better than my last bike. I have 400 on the clock and my last bike was already in the shop with serious issues lol.

anyways. i noticed this issue. pink coolant has gelled right by this adapter that seems to y a temperature sensor hose and engine block together. the adapter does not seem to be cracked and the source of the leak seems to be at a hose clamp I noticed that the hose clamp doesn't have a paint marker on it usually put there by the factory. I tightened the clamp and it seemed fairly tight but I went ahead and give it another turn or two.

anyone seen this issue before?
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Old September 24th, 2017, 09:38 AM   #2
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Tighten that hose clamp a little bit. Clean up the residue. Check your coolant level.

Mine leaked at one of the hose clamps and it was just a little loose.
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Old September 24th, 2017, 09:40 AM   #3
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Mine too. Quick tighten and no issues since.
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Old October 17th, 2017, 09:08 AM   #4
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Update on this:

I took this to a local master ducati tech. we looked at it with an inspection mirror. there is a flaw in the joint. the pinhole leak only lets water out when the system is hot. very minor leak.

the part is 30 dollhairs online. so I am going to just replace it myself rather than try and warranty and then not have a bike for like 2 weeks.

81412362C plastic joint.

80012221a thermo pump hose
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Old October 18th, 2017, 08:07 AM   #5
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There was a TSB for 2013-14 models concerning loose coolant hoses, but I believe it concerned the main pump lines. Mine actually had a little leak near the radiator junction but I just tightened the clamp.
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