Oil in coolant? - Suzuki GSX-R Motorcycle Forums Gixxer.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-22-2018, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
Squid
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Posts: 1
Oil in coolant?

Gonna seem stupid but I can’t tell if this is old bad coolant, or oil in My coolant. I haven’t had any coolant in my oil. I decided the other day to change my fluid since I bought the bike used recently, an 02’ GSXR600. I saw that half of the fluid was gone, and there was a lot of that brown fluid/sludge on the cap and inside the overfill tank.
Attached Images
File Type: jpeg 5C9D6716-4DDE-413D-816C-696CDBB77D67_1545484031413.jpeg (238.9 KB, 15 views)
File Type: jpeg C01AAE2D-0121-4661-9268-DDD8EF24D39A_1545484039701.jpeg (267.2 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpeg 4A2D5846-B2A9-4ECF-813A-B3815AF05F55_1545484046700.jpeg (236.7 KB, 9 views)
Pyodicke is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-22-2018, 01:46 PM
You should listen to me. No, seriously, listen to me.
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Santa Barbara
Motorcycle: Blue 2006 GSX-R1000
Posts: 7,496
Re: Oil in coolant?

In my experience that brown sludge is always oil mixed with antifreeze. You might have a leaking head gasket but I'd first remove the oil-coolant intercooler and look for leaks in it.
BillV is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Suzuki GSX-R Motorcycle Forums Gixxer.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oil Change for Dummies aL8eR7 08-10 GSX-R600/750 216 08-09-2016 02:25 PM
Coolant in my oil and oil in my coolant. scotts07gsxr1000 07-08 GSX-R1000 8 02-09-2016 05:56 PM
The 3,000-Mile Oil Change Is Pretty Much History torquemaniac Cars and Trucks 23 12-01-2010 12:26 PM
Basic Sportbike Maintenance. fRaGgLe The Starting Line< ======= 17 01-16-2003 02:49 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome