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Honda 420 Rancher 2005 shifting problems


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Have you read the service manual ? Is the dash flashing ? Have you tried getting the trouble codes out of the dash ?

Are you sure the new battery is good, and fully charged ? Have you checked the charging is charging, and regulating ? Are you sure you didn't momentarily connect the battery up backwards, or try to jump start it but connect the jumpers backwards momentarily ?

When you say it won't shift gears in forwards, do you mean it moves but only in one gear, or that it won't go into any forwards gears ? Just to clarify before I start looking in the books.

And in reverse, it moves ? but the engine runs badly or just has no power ? If the motor is running ok, but has no power in reverse it might be a gearbox/control problem, or it might be an engine problem..

 

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