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  1. Intro and 98 Prairie 400 Questions

    Everything Else
    Hey folks, the names Kevin, new member on here, I recently bought a 98 Prairie 400 2x4 and a Roketa 250, neither one run, both have issues that need resolving, but I figured since this is a Kawasaki forum my best bet is sticking with the Kawasaki on here. The guy I bought the Prairie off of said...
  2. 97 Prairie 400 4x4 Throttle Problems

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I've just gotten everything rebuilt and put back together on this Prairie 400 that was given to me but I'm having a problem with throttling that I can't figure out. With the air box cover on I lose power at about 1/3 to 1/2 throttle. The clutch makes no difference in performance when that...
  3. 97 Prairie 400 4x4 Reverse

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Alright, so I've been gifted a 1997 Prairie 400 4x4 by a friend of the family. It was used 99% for plowing snow and salting sidewalks prior to my ownership. It had a slew of issues, all minor except one, the unit would not shift into reverse. The guy who gave it to me rebuilds atvs as a side...
  4. Electric start issue on 2002 Kawasaki Prairie 400

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    When I press my start button I only hear a clicking noise in the solenoid. I can pull start the bike easily but would like to figure why my electric start is not working. I have a new fully charged battery, replaced the solenoid and start relay circuit. Nothing has helped so far. Any suggestions...
  5. Bolt threads on 1997 Prairie 400

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Good day to all of you; I stripped the heads on a bunch of the screws/bolts when I was disassembling my 1997 KVF Prairie 400 these last few weeks (I hate star headed screws/bolts) and now that I am about to start putting it back together I figured I should get some replacements. Can anyone...
  6. Recommendations for liquid gasket?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Good day to all of you again! Almost ready to start putting my transmission back together on my 1997 Prairie 400. According to the manual I should use a liquid gasket (ie. Kawasaki Bond Liquid Gasket - Silver) on the mating surfaces. Unfortunately when I asked my local Kawasaki shop about...
  7. 96 Prairie 400 won't start, electrical issue?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    It will start sometimes, but seems random. Here's what it does. Battery is fully charged and new. I just got the atv so I assume it has to be in nuetral to start. When in nuetral, turn on key and a round relay or something next to battery clicks once. Push start buttom, nothing. (if you turn on...
  8. Prairie 400 will idle but wont rev up

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey guys i recently took on a project to fix for a guy. I believe its like a 2000 prairie 400 4x4. When i got it he said alls it would do is idle cv boot was broke belt was slipping and some general maintence. Well I have gotten every thing else done except this issue with it will only idle. And...