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Hi Sal,

Welcome to the forum :)

Is your coolant mixing with your oil ?

Are you losing coolant ?

Are you losing oil ?

Could be the head gasket if it is any of these :confused:

You don't say where you live, but if it's somewhere very hot, it could be just that ? (edit: if FL = Florida, isn't that hot ?)

I changed my head gasket on my year 2000 '900. I bought a Haynes manual and followed the instructions. It was a relatively straight forward procedure, if you are mechanically minded. Just make sure you don't dislodge the piston liners when you take the head off.

Check the colour of your spark plugs, do an engine compression test, and check your coolant lines aren't kinked or blocked, check your thermostat isn't damaged / not opening, check your water pump impeller ?

Keep us informed.

p.s. - if it is your head gasket, the replacement comes in kit form with all the associated gaskets and seals to do the full job.
 
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