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Old 07-Nov-2021, 21:22
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Question 998 coolant (expansion ) tank leak issue

Hi folks , anyone had a similar problem with 998 coolant tank leaking ? Itís the one just mounted under the headstock area , Iíve previously had leak issue and replaced the tank, a couple of years ago. looks like itís just happened again today . They seem to split at the joint on the tank as they're plastic . Quick online search seems itís a common problem.

Just wondering if anyone found a solution or better product then stock Ducati ones ? Cheers for any thoughts / advise , SB
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I'm not sure if I'm remembering correctly, but I thought that this issue was solved on the later 998 by changing the mould for the tank and reinforcing the weak area... but maybe not!

The only other thing that I remember is some people having alu tanks made to replicate the Corse version, but I expect that these would be super hard to get hold of now.


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Old 08-Nov-2021, 14:08
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Cheers Antony , yes have seen online some examples of the aluminium type unit (albeit not sure anyone makes these now ) and a carbon version which are possibly in stock in Europe ! Wondered if anyone has used these ? Might be more expensive but would hopefully save replacing them . Other than not sure if you can tell the fluid level as I don’t think they have an indicator then as long as they fit shouldn’t be an issue . Appreciate any thoughts. Steve b
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