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KVF300 Prairie service manual


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5 hours ago, Frank Angerano said:

Now as far as Downloading manuals there are two ways to go here at Quadcrazy. Unless something has changed you can be a paid member and have access.  Or you have to have ten or more contributing posts and it should be able to download. 

@Admin correct me if I’m wrong.  

Correct 👍

https://www.quadcrazy.com/announcement/16-requirements-to-access-downloads-read-here/

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So the more I read up on this the more curious I got. I found multiple wiring diagrams as well as looked up your carburetor.  The only thing I could not find is the proper color codes that match your bike. Are you sure of the year ? 

I found that the four wires going to your carburetor are for the heater (warmer) on the carb. It was added i would guess for colder states to avoid icing from moisture that’s on the intake side of the carburetor. 

 It looks to me that two of the four wires go to a temperature sensor that’s designed to tell the warmer to come on when needed or it comes on straight away and the sensor tells it to shut off when the engine reaches temperature, one or the other. 

The other two wires go to the warming element Inside the carburetor.

There should also be a small black box that is a controller/relay  for that warmer. It should be located someplace along the frame in that area of the carb? 

Ive attaches  a carburetor image that should match you bike for reference and posted a link to the carburetor parts. 

Hope this helps. 

 

https://www.partzilla.com/article//catalog/kawasaki/atv/2000/prairie/300/kvf300/b2/carburetor

 

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it's a 2000 model.  I wonder since it has an aftermarket carb with harness that the wire colors are different.  I'm still confused because I can't find the control module box for it anywhere.  The plug it was plugged into runs into the main wire harness and looks to me like it runs up to the battery compartment to plug into the CDI box.  I really don't want to cut the wrap off of the main wire harness just to trace that plug harness.  I wonder if that heater is even needed, or if it will run without it plugged in.  The aftermarket carb that is currently on it looks like what you have pictured above with that wiring harness and sensors.  The used oem one I'm getting doesn't have the harness on it, but it does have the brass sensor on the left in picture still on it.

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On 8/15/2019 at 8:07 AM, Sonders said:

It appears that the Service Manual thread at top of forum is dead as all the links no longer work.  I'm actually looking for service manual for a 2000 KVF300 Prairie that I just picked up.  Does anybody have link to one that they can share, or know where I can find one?  Thanks in advance for any help.

I just uploaded the repair manual you are wanting. It says it will need to be approved by admin so I dont know how long that takes

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For the cheap carbs you have to get the right size needle and seats and orfice for the engine you are putting it on.. the ones that come with the carb are wrong... it took me a long time to get mine to run decent with a China carb... I had to order all the right guts for it... in short new carb took more time and money to set up if you got a rebuild able oem one.

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@Spartacus Stroppel awesome job with helping out on that manual . I took a look and the manual is exactly what your machine @Sonders shows on the carburetor wiring. So it works the way I explained and should have the control box that I mentioned. You should have no problem identifying what’s what now. Let us know how that carburetor goes . 

 

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Always fighting the never enough time! Story of my life, I finally got around to the Mojave I picked up almost a year ago. I have my two boys washing it down and getting it ready for a tear down.   Looks completely in tact, the original tool kit and paperwork was in the rear compartment! 

Hoping this thing only needs a carburetor cleaning and some fresh fuel and spark plug. 

Pulling all the stickers that are on it except for the factory ones since they are in great shape.   In a few weeks she will be like new, just not sure what the heck I’m going to do with it.   

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They have bikes already so we will see.  My son want to ride a quad with a clutch for a change so maybe he can have some fun for a little while. 

It’s all torn down already.  Antifreeze looks to be a good healthy green. I opened the bowl on the carb to see what’s going on, looks good but def a little varnish in there and stinks to high heaven of some nasty old fuel. 

Mu gut tells me pull the engine and properly clean and paint and put it back together but I’m going to sleep on that decision for now.  

It’s just more dirty then anything, I mean filthy!!!  Plastics are in perfect condition aside form the stickers all over it. 

Tomorrow the carb will get an overhaul and the rest of the bike will get a hot steam pressure wash and maybe that will make my mind up on pulling motor or not.   I ordered the paint today for touch up and a new chain and a clutch.  I don’t want to get into it to far so we will see.  Keep the forum posted but I will start a new topic for that later.   

 

 

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