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    I have an 09 Yamaha rhino and for the last two trips i have lost radiator fluid somewhere. Started it up and just let it run on trailer and tonight it showed me where its coming out at. Seems to be a drain hose from water pump? the drain hose end is right next to the gas tank and goes back under engine area and when i looked up Yamaha parts diagrahm im guessing this is the hose because it looks like it?

    Any suggestions why radiator fluid is dripping out from this area.

    Thanks in advance

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    Not certain on the Yamaha but on alot of other machines coolant coming out of that hole means the seals/bearings on the water pump have let go.

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    Talked to Yamaha last week and he said to call them this week about bringing it in. Called them Tues early and told them i can bring it in to get it checked out. Now they tell me there a week out so dont bring it in till the 6th. Why didnt they put me on the schedule when i talked to them last week for this week? DUH

    Hind sights 20/20, mayebe i should become a doctor and attach peoples behinds to their face so they can see forward in time. No Charge!

    Sometimes i wonder if im the guy that never gets good service, so on the average everyone else does?

    Back to the seals/bearings on the water pump have let go. Thats sounds about right. If i was them i would be ordering a new water pump so they dont have to tell me its going to take another week for parts.

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