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Old 04-13-2011, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Honda foreman 450 esp..problems

I need a little bit of help...I have a 1998 Honda Foreman 450 esp, and i need help on how to adjust the tie rods, how to keep it idled higher, and whats the valve recommendations for it
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Welcome to the forums. First, go to the link below and download the service manual for your quad. It should tell you anything you need to know. Chapter 3 (Maintenance) will show you how to adjust the tie rods and also how to adjust the valves and what the valve clearance should be set at. It will also have the maintenance schedule for your quad. Page 3-22 (steering system) covers adjusting the tie rods. You can turn the idle speed up by turning the black plastic knob hanging down on the right side of your carb. Note that if your quad doesn't won't to idle, the carb may need cleaned. Click on the link below and find the service manual for your quad and download it.

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Hi,,,,
I have a 2004 Honda Rancher. It has been having problems shiftingIt appears to "get stuck between gears and won't shift".
It is an problem that comes and goes. Any ideas from anybody?
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Hi,,,,
I have a 2004 Honda Rancher. It has been having problems shiftingIt appears to "get stuck between gears and won't shift".
It is an problem that comes and goes. Any ideas from anybody?
Welcome to the forums. Have you tried to retrieve the any trouble codes stored in the computer? If not, you can download the service manual for your quad at the link below. The manual will show you how to retrieve the codes and troubleshoot the problem. Any time you have a shifting malfunction, the computer should store codes to help you identify the problem or at least point you in the right direction.

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