Water Pump Failure Survey Compiled & Edited by Norm#874
OWNER YEAR MODEL MILES SYMPTOM FIX COST PARTS
Pete 96 Classic 26k None None None None
#562 96 Classic 25K Yes Self   Pump
#782 97 Classic 18.5k None None None None
#619 97 ST 25.5k None None None None
#230 97 Classic 27k None Change Coolant None None
#714 97 Classic 27.5k None None None None
#417 97 Classic 64k Coolant in crankcase Self @ 30k $40 & 3 hours Pump/seals
#972 97 ST 24.6k None None None None
#582 97 Classic 36.2k None None None None
#848 97 Classic 30k None None None None
#959 97 Classic 13k None None None None
#874 97 Classic 10k None None None None
#436 97 Classic 21k None Fixed as Prevent    
#070 97 Classic 80k None None None None
#1111 97 Classic 4.5k Oil/coolant on Floor Pump @ 3500k $62 Westchester BMW
#1087 97 Classic 7.5k External Failure Self   Seals, impeller, shaft
#1021 97 Classic 7.2k None None None None
#631 97 ST 9k None None None None
#1025 97 Classic 24k Oil was mochachocolatte Self   Pump, seals @ Bobís BMW
Bill 97 Classic 43k None None None None
#888 97 ST 12k None None None None
#874 97 Classic 10k None None None None
#179 97 Classic 30k None None None None
NewMexEd 97 Classic 16k Pump Leak No None None
#412 98 Classic 18k Groove in shaft Self $35 Impeller, shaft, seals
#714 98 Classic 24.8k None None None None
#982 99 Classic 15k None None None None
Anon 99 Classic 18k Weephole Self-PITA ~$60 Pump
#678 99 Classic 29.9k Coolant hose clamp None None None
#714 99 Classic 12.1k None None None None
#618 99 Classic 17.9k None None None None
#403 99 Classic 23k None None None None
#550 99 Classic 14.2k None Honda Premix @ 12k None None
#473 99 Classic   None None None None
#784 99 Classic 19k None None None None
#466 99 Classic 40k None None None None
Funduro 99 Classic 18k Slight blue leak Not Yet None None
#626 00 GS 14.3k None None None None
PP 00 GS 10k Radiator Leak @ 5K New Radiator Warranty Radiator
#699 00 Classic 20k None None None None
Fitzy 00 GS 35k None None None None
#562 00 GS 1.8K Yes Self   Pump
#714 01 GS or Dakar 9.7k None None None None
#714 01 GS or Dakar 7.6k None None None None
#417 01 Dakar 6k None None None None
GrtWht 01 Dakar 17k Weephole Self @ 11k   Pump
GrtWht 01 GS 12.5k None None None None
#738 01 GS 12k None None None None
#1095 01 GS 6.9k None None None None
Mike 01 GS 7.08k None None None None
#1002 01 GS 5.7k   Replaced    
SimonW 01 GS 3.4k None None None None
Sarah 01 GS 21k Contaminated oil Shop    
#1173 01 GS 21k Contaminated oil     Shaft OK, Seals bad
#1001 01 GSA   None None None None
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