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  1. '92 Bayou 300 Stall Issue

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Just was given a '92 Bayou 300. Previous owner took care of it very well but it had sat for a couple years. New battery, bled brakes, etc. Fired right up and no issues getting it on the truck. Got it home. Running it around the farm a bit and it kept stalling from 2nd to 3rd. Didn't have time...
  2. 300 bayou starting problems

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hi i have problem with my 300 bayou im not sure the year, but the starter worked yesterday but today it wont do anything i tried to cross the removed the solenoid thinking that could be it but when i went to connect the two wires but the just sparked and almost caught fire, i tried to started it...
  3. 1988 ish bayou 300 intermittent spark problems...

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Yo I have an old Kawasaki 300 that has decided it doesn't want to run. It only produces a spark when the starter motor disengages and sometimes when it engages. Sometimes it produces no spark at all. I have checked all the connections and any ugly bits of wire I can find for shorts but I can't...
  4. Tried everything, can't figure out grounding issue

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I think I found out why my kill switch and electric start button dont work.. I unhooked the battery from ground and touched the brown wire (supplying power to the light switch, kill switch & electric start) and the negative cable at the battery (but not connected to the battery for testing...
  5. How to check a Starter Circuit Relay!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    HOW TO: Check Your Starter Circuit Relay! I had to figure some things out by myself, because I wasn't getting much help with any of my electrical problems, I finally found out that I had a bad Starter Relay (solenoid), but in the process of discovering that, I thought up a way of testing the...
  6. Weird issue with 95 Bayou 300

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I've got a weird problem, not long ago I got a Bayou 300 and it had the wrong carb on it and ran like crap, I bought a carb (and while I was at it adjusted the valves since it probably hasn't had it done for who knows how long) for it and installed it and It started and idled like it was...
  7. 300 bayou

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    i just aquired a 1997 300 bayou 2x4 rebuilt the carb cleaned tank new spark plug fresh gas new air filter the works! runs great for a while then falls on it's face you have to choke it to keep it running but after awhile it will clear up and run fine again any ideas out there?
  8. My first ATV ('95 Bayou 300) and I need help

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I got a used 1995 Kawasaki Bayou 300 and it is having some problems, first thing is it didn't start at all, had the original Carb with it, but with parts missing, someone put a mikuni carb on it and is smaller than the original carb. I registered at a different forum about a week ago, and the...
  9. bayou, need ideas

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hello all , i have a 91 300 2x4 bayou i got from my brother he said it was running before he went out west and has been sitting at my old mans house for probly two years . he said the electric start never worked , he always had to use the pull cord .i took it home and it wouldnt run i changed...
  10. '87 KLF 300 Stator & Rotor Needed

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    To start I've been a fan of the forum for reference when I'm doing work on my four wheeler, first time writing something though. I have a 1987 Bayou KLF 300 that I've been having some battery recharging issues with. Used a test light and figured out it wasn't a short so I hooked up a voltage...
  11. 1996 Bayou Gas Leakage.

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have a 96 Bayou 300 KLF and it has sat for several years without running because we got some new polaris quads. :) Well when i put gas in it it leaks eventually out of the airbox for some reason! Took the seat off and turns out gas is running down from the carb into the airfilter then into the...
  12. Starter problem

    Club Kawie
    So i am new to the site and new to the world of ATV's and I am in need of some assistance. I Have a 1997 Bayou 300 i just replaced the voltage regulator and after doing so me starter will not work anymore i can only pull start now. before i replaced the regulator the electric starter worked...
  13. What size tires?????

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I'm going to be putting a 2 inch lift on my 95 bayou 300 and I noticed the tires we getting bald. I was wondering what size you guys think could fit on the atv. Thanks for all the help you guys.
  14. Bayou 300 rear end help

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I just bought a 95 bayou 300 the other day and the previous owner told me that the rear bearings need to be replaced, well I didnt think to inspect it but when going to work on the atv... you can take the right rear axle right out without loosening a bolt. Any ideas of what could cause this...
  15. What's the lever on the side of the engine

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    There is a lever on the right side of the engine and I was wondering what its purpose is. I have a 1995 Bayou 300 2x4.
  16. Mods for Bayou 300

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Im looking for mods to do to my 1995 bayou 300 2x4. Any ideas???
  17. Where do I connect the fuel line that goes from the carburetor to the engine

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have a 1995 Bayou 300 that isnt quite running yet but I think I know why. There are two fuel lines coming out of the carburetor but there are 3 nipples that you can hook up fuel lines to. 1 is going from gas tank to carb and the other is from the bowl for overlow. So im guessing that the...
  18. Need help!!!!!!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I just bought a used bayou 300 2x4 and there are certainly some things wrong with it. I bought this for a project atv. The previous owner told me the rear bearings were going bad, so when i was checking to see how bad by wiggling the tires around, the right side can be pulled totally out. Could...
  19. Bayou 300 No Spark

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I currently have a Bayou 300 that has no spark. I have replaced the stator, CDI box, and voltage regulator. The stator was really black like it had been hot and one of the terminals on the voltage regulator had been hot enough to start melting the plastic. Any help and ideas would be great! Thanks!
  20. Bayou 300 Centrifugal Clutch Endplay Question

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I'm replacing the clutches in my '87 Bayou 300. When I installed the replacement centrifugal clutch, I noticed the clutch hub could slide in and out on the shaft after the nut was tight. It seems to have maybe .040 play--about the thickness of the thrust washer. It seemed excessive, so I...
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