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I have a 07 raptor 350 that has been the biggest p.o.s i have ever owned. Had to have the engine rebuilt a month after i bought it brand new and yamaha wouldnt stand behind their warrenty. About a year ago a mechanic said i would need a new timming chain soon and that it would start making noise. Now its making a bad noise and another mechanic said it would seize up in under 10 miles. So obviously its more than a timming chain.

Does anyone know about how much i could sell it for in this condition? Just put a new chain and sprocket set on and new rear wheel bearings on it as well. Also changed the rear brake pads and disk, but i damaged the caliper and it needs a new one. Other that that its in pretty good shape.

Any tips for where to get a used engine and about how much they go for? I got a can am and love it so i kinda just want to cut my losses.

Thanks for any help!

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Good question, but depends on who wants it, a mechanic to fix and sell..ok. A private person that has to pay someone to fix it..nah. I'd personally would not be interested!

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The bad part is you put money into an atv that's going to need a motor which may cost as much as a good used running quad. Thats a tuff one.

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I have a 07 raptor 350 that has been the biggest p.o.s i have ever owned. Had to have the engine rebuilt a month after i bought it brand new and yamaha wouldnt stand behind their warrenty. About a year ago a mechanic said i would need a new timming chain soon and that it would start making noise. Now its making a bad noise and another mechanic said it would seize up in under 10 miles. So obviously its more than a timming chain.

Does anyone know about how much i could sell it for in this condition? Just put a new chain and sprocket set on and new rear wheel bearings on it as well. Also changed the rear brake pads and disk, but i damaged the caliper and it needs a new one. Other that that its in pretty good shape.

Any tips for where to get a used engine and about how much they go for? I got a can am and love it so i kinda just want to cut my losses.

Thanks for any help!

Sounds like you need to cut your losses and run !:yes:The wierd part is those yami motors are tough as nails ! They ran a 350 motor for years in the warrior

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What was the reason yamaha wouldnt stand behind warranty? I worked at a ford dealership for a while repairing new cars from the factory and customers cars that were under the factory warranty only. The workorder always had to be written up a certain way otherwise the dealership and mechanic wouldnt get the warranty credit.

Was the matainance schedule followed or was the quad driven full bore out of the box?

Is there proof of abuse?

Not saying its your fault in anyway but Ive had plenty of customers come back at 30k miles with no oil change done ever expecting the repairs to be covered.

If you have documents showing maintainance done you can fight yamaha in small claims. Usually small claims will side against the company and favor the consumer

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I agree part it out or give it one more chance at life if you can. If you sell it as a whole unit a buyer is going to use what it needs and how much it's going to cost them to get it cheap. Their plan my be to buy it and part it out their self. You would make more money to part it out. Unless you don't need the money and just want it out of the way take Petes deal.

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The chain slipped off in mud and water, balled up and broke off the chain guard that was part of engine leaving a dime sized hole. Needless to say the little time it ran and the mud and water it sucked in, it wrecked the engine. I tried for almost two months to get yama to warrenty it and no matter what i said or who i called they wouldnt. The worst part was i got a call from yamaha just after i pulled the engine out myself and started to rebuild it. They said they would arrange to pick it up and fix it but me taking the engine out voided the warrenty....

And this is the reason i will never buy a yamaha and tell everybody to get a can am! Every make will have its share of lemons and things wear down. The way they handled the warrenty was very unprofesional.

I would consider blowing the darn thing up into a million flaming pieces if all i could get is a few hundred for it.

Atleast that would look cool and make me feel a little better!

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I think it's geting harder & harder to get a company to stand behind their products. Customer services goes a looooong way. If you treat people right even if the product you buy gives you some problems and they stand behind it your more out to keep doing business with them. Ones that offer you a good warrenty and then makes you jump thru hoops to use it is not worth having. Thats all I got to say about that.

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