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keithc

2007 Honda Rancher 420 transmission problem

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I have a 2007 honda rancher 420 with trans problems. When I am riding it with the motor at around half and throttle and up the gear light will start to flash and then go away for about 5 seconds and then a dash will come up where the gear is sapose to be. I have to cut the fourwheeler off and use the front brake to crank it in gear and than wait a few seconds before it will shift. It does it in all gears except reverse as far as I know. It started about 4 months ago and is getting worse everytime i ride it. Please help me figure out how to fix it or atleast what is going on so I can take it to have it fixed.

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Welcome to QUADCRAZY! I would think that you have an issue with your shift sensor. Have you checked into that?

Moderator please move this thread into Honda Mechanical.

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Unfortunately I do not have any parts diagrams for that, you should really invest in a good manual for that machine.

But try looking on the left side if the machine under the fender. Look for electrical wires to a sensor. Maybe wires are sheered or sensor cracked. Do you have a metal cover over by the starter area?

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I know there are sensors under the left fender (looking from the front) I will check them tomorrow when I get off duty thanks for the help i will get back to you.

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There is a sensor that is referred to as the angle sensor, which could be your issue. If you are not confident, you should have someone troubleshoot it for you at a shop/dealer.

Once you locate the sensor, look at the condition of the wires, connector, and sensor iteself. Make sure no trail debris hit it.

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Look at #10 below:

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If it turns out bad, go to Bike Bandit where you can get it for @ $70 Part# 5904359-001

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There is a series of long & short flashes you have to count ..

I didn't know that..how do you set it to flash/check? Are you putting it into some sort of flash/diagnostic mode?

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