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Any tricks to this? I tried once and failed, can't remember now if it was a clamp or hose that didn't want to come off. Well now I have a coolant leak and suspect it's a loose clamp that alot of people seem to have had. Looking it appears to even see them the tank has to come off. While it doesn't appear to be leaking much (just noticed it after a long ride yesterday, the white streak on the side of the engine, then the little green puddle on the floor that gave it away), I can't see waiting to correct the situation. Oh, it's an 08 with 11,700 miles on her, so yes, it's FI.
 

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They are a pita, just take your time. The hardest part is getting the high pressure line off.
 

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You are most likely correct about the clamp not being tight, seems that Kawasaki was pretty good at NOT getting them tight at the factory, we've tightened a bunch of them for people.

As for getting the tank off Gadget has a good HOW TO at the link below..
FI Tank Removal
 

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Got it off this time, not as bad as I remembered it. Definitely not something I want to do by myself.
Oh, the coolant hose clamps were loose, at least one was VERY loose.
 
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