Coolant Overheat

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lately iv been ridin around in a bout 30C weather and my coolant isnt coolin my bike very well. its heating up and shooting as steam out the overflow! constantly when it gets hot pressurized steam blasts out of the over flow until its not to hot...

tonight i was ridin and burned a full rad of pure water and a bit of antifreeze in less than an hour! i overhreated my bike and couldnt start her. smoke is commin from the rad. i think i may have burned the impellar or some hose!

please help
 
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Your water pump might not be working, your radiators could also be plugged up. Those would be the first places I would look. Bad head gaskets, radiator caps, or anything else that will cause a loss of cooling system pressure will cause overheating as well.