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chuckufarlie

2018 Kodiak 450 EPS High Range help

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I have a 2018 Kodiak 450 EPS that just this past Sunday I ran through a bit of water.

After the puddle the belt was slipping, so I pulled over and drained the ultramatic housing and the slipping problem went away. This was all in L and everything seemed to work fine. Later when I got on a road, I put it in H, but it still rode like it was in low... i.e. I had to rev it up a lot just to get to 30mph.

When at home I pulled the ultramatic cover off to inspect, and it looked okay in there. Not much dirt, belt and everything are clean, but when I rev up the engine (with cage in place, of course), the belt doesn't get to the top of the clutch (maxes out about an inch or 1.5" from top of clutch, so maybe it is normal).. I put it back together but same thing... H seems like L still.

Do you think the clutch needs to be further dissected for cleaning, or could this be an issue with the gear selector?

 

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Did you ever get this fixed? So it shows in H but never gets our of L?

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Yeah, fixed it.

The sheave was packed with mud and was preventing the belt from running to the top. I cleaned out everything, greased it up, and it works perfectly now.

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1 hour ago, chuckufarlie said:

Yeah, fixed it.

The sheave was packed with mud and was preventing the belt from running to the top. I cleaned out everything, greased it up, and it works perfectly now.

Glad to hear!

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