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  1. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    When I try to start with the button, the solenoid makes a clicking noise but nothing else happens, replaced the solenoid and messed with the wires and it fixed for a little while then I have the same problem. Any help would be great!
  2. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I for the life of me cant get the rear drum "housing" (for lack of a better word) to break loose. I have spent many hours trying. As well as many hours on google, Unable to find a answer. Can some one provide me with the service manual for the rear brake. Or any wisdom. The wing nut on the back...
  3. Midwest
    Have a bayou 220 and it has trouble in when h put it in reverse and try to go back up to neutral it will jump to first gear instead of neutral and 1 st gear to get it to go you almost have to do a wheelie To get it to go and not stall anyone know what this is I try adjusting clutch didn’t work...
  4. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    So I recently undertook the responsibility to fix up my old 1988 Bayou, Way back 4 or 5 years ago we had the gear shift pedal snap on us near the engine block, so we had someone weld it to fix it. However I've decided now in my older age to try to fix it properly and replace the entire shaft. So...
  5. Everything Else
    Hello i need to get new tires for my bayou 220. They are bald all the way around right now i have the original 1993 tires on 21-8-9 on front and 22-10-10 on the back. I know theirs a lot of controversy on weather or not to have skinny tires or fat tires. Right now i have no traction on mud or...
  6. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    i am having a serious issue here guys and I need help please. I have a Kawasaki bayou 220 that I bought from a guy. ever since I bought it its ran like shit. I can crank it up and it will turn on just fine and idle good, I give it throttle and start trying to go and it bogs down it doesn't die...
  7. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey guys. I'm new to the forum, I just bought my first atv yesterday. Bayou 220. Wanting to eventually progress into a bigger rig. The guy who I bought it from said BOTH the tires and wheels are interchangeable. As long as they are FOUR lug? Is that the case? Anything I should know about my...
  8. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Okay, so here is my issue. I just bought this quad and got it started after I cleaned the carb and recoil starter but it died out almost immediately. I've done timing before so I checked it and it was off. I loosened the chain tensioner and then took the chain off of the cam gear to adjust the...
  9. Everything Else
    Hey i had bought an 1996 Kawasaki bayou 220 that wouldnt produce a spark. I have replaced the cdi box the ignition coil the spark plug and the pickup coil. Still no spark. I stripped the whole thing down and tested all the wires. The only thing i found was this. There is 2 wires running to the...
  10. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    90 BAYOU 220 Initially the timing had jumped so I took the top cover off to see the gear and i took the screw out to see the marks on the bottom. I started to put it back on time and some of the chain managed to get kinked in the bottom end which forced me to have to remove the...
  11. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I recently got a Kawasaki Bayou 220 for deer hunting/scouting. It runs great, although I have to pull start it, but starts first pull. The lights work, only when it's running. I've charged the battery, when I hit the start button there is no response, when it's off, when it's on I'll get a click...
  12. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I got an old 1996 Bayou220. Had spark. Got it running good. Now, it just died and has no spark. I am no expert with a multi meter, but I think the coil is good. I have been through it looking for loose/broken wires. Any idea where to start before I pull the cover off and go into the stator...
  13. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    OK I should start by saying if it has wheels I have fixed it but yet my mechanical abilities on ATV's is pretty lacking apparently. This is my very first ATV. I bought it for $350.00 and I have yet to here it run. I am getting spark and everything seems to function to the best of what I can tell...
  14. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    My neutral light wouldn't turn on or starter button wouldn't work, so I changed the fuse, and now my starter button only clicks when I try to start it. Any help?
  15. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I bought a 1994 Bayou that has no spark. I replaced the coil, spark plug, and fuel filter. I am replacing the CDI now, but I need a wiring Diagram. Does anyone have one they could share? I tried google images and it gave me one, but not right one. Thanks in advance.;)
  16. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Someone in my area is selling a 1995 Bayou 220 for $550. It needs a battery, front brakes, a seat, and apparently it's missing the bolts that mount the exhaust to the engine, so the bike runs loud at the moment. Is $550 worth having to fix all that? The plastics are in ok condition for a 95 and...
  17. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hi everyone! Bought this ATV from original owner a couple weeks ago. My tires have what look like dry rot cracks in them from sitting for a few years. I am looking at getting new all around good tires for trail riding and whatever else I happen to get into. Appreciate any suggestions. Stock...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Hi Kawieriders, My first post on this site and I have never owned an ATV as an adult! I bought a used 2001 Bayou 220 from a family friend. It wasn't running so I watched YouTube and with a friends help cleaned the carb, changed the oil, spark plug, gas and air filter. It is running very good...
  19. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Help! Bayou loses power in third, barely putts along. Starts only when choked, goes fine in first and second. When I shift into third, it gets sluggish, like its not getting gas or power. Any ideas what it could be?
  20. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Ill begin this by saying that Im by no means a mechanic, but Im smart enough where with a little guidance I can usually handle things. My problem, I traded a gun for a 2001 Bayou 220. Bike is in good shape and runs well. The push button started doesnt work, the neutral and reverse lights dont...
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