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Suzuki King Quad 700 - Doesnt Disengage 4x4

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hey, after a short ride i realized my 06 king quad 700 was in 4x4, the button was in the 2wd position, as was the LCD display. i took a quick look at the actuator and it was hot to the touch, any ideas where i should go from here? thanks

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I had this to happen on my 02 prairie 650 in stayed in 4wd and the gages showed 2wd. I pulled the actuator and then added power to it and my actuator was turning but there was a small block on the actuator that was worn so I thought that was the problem the block of metal swivels on a pin it was what contacted the collier to slide it back & forth to engage or disengage 2wd & 4wd. Mine turned out to be the front diff. Now I wll say this my actuator did not get hot. I would pull it out and turn the switch on on your quad and flip it 2wd & 4wd and see if your actuator is working if you have to unplug the wires to remove it just remember to plug them back in once you remove the actuator. Or if you have a 12 volt battery charger you can use it to test the actuator.

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Alright thanks guys, I'm gonna. Pull the actuator tonight n see what happens, does the front diff gotta be unbolted to remove it, doesn't seem to clear the front A arm bracket

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I'm not sure on the king quad. My kawa does not. Can you post a pic.

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I got it off, had to unbolt the front diff. I'd say I'm gonna be in for a actuator. It turns but its very weak

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I hope you get it fixed soon! Good to hear it's the actuator and not the diff. I got lucky with my prairie I guess you could say my frame broke where the front A-arm mounts so I was looking for a frame and ended up getting an 03 prairie not running for 300.00 so that took care of my diff trouble, frame & left me with extra parts that I sold for 200.00 a used diff sells for more than what I paid for the donor quad and 200 was cheap for the extra parts I sold and the buyer had them sold for 400

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lol ya thats alright. i pulled the actuator apart n found it full of mud, cleaned er up and got er back together works mint. just waitin on a voltage reguator here now and i should be back in action

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