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  1. ‘01 Rancher 350 Low Compression

    Repair & Maintenance
    Have a 2001 Honda Rancher 350 4x4. It was running “fine” except for some blue white smoke that was getting worse. I decided to change out rings and valve seals. Rings ended up not working because it has been oversized, so I put them back (original ones). Valve seals have been changed out and...
  2. Fourtrax 300 - WELL THIS IS NEW???

    Repair & Maintenance
    Hey guys, I recently picked up a fourtrax 300. It was running a week ago. It has compression, it has spark, it has fuel, it has a new plug, and valves are where they need to be. It still won't run. I am at a lost. I don't know what else to check. Can someone PLEASE HELP?
  3. 02 400ex extremely low compression

    New Member Introductions
    Got a 400ex on a trade know nothing about it other than it won't start done a compression test on it and only getting a reading of 32psi. Can someone tell me what would cause such low compression?
  4. Rancher 420 won’t crank and has a really fast clicking noise when power is on

    Repair & Maintenance
    Hi, I have a 2014 (07-13 bodystyle) Rancher 420 AT thats having some cranking problems. I’m the original owner and got it brand new. Super low hours/miles (150 hours, 280 Miles) so I wouldn’t think it’s anything major. When I turn they key on, the dash lights (the neutral light, temps true...
  5. 2008 Foreman won’t start

    ATV General Discussion
    This is my first post. I bought a 2008 Honda foreman 420ES. It has started and ran fine for the first month. Yesterday the kids were riding and used the kill switch to shut it off. I went to start it back up and all we have is a click from the solenoid. I towed it back to the house and have...
  6. 1986 Fourtrax 350

    Honda TRX
    I have a 1986 Honda 350 Fourtrax that i’ve purchased in the past few months, at first the bike ran good and you could go all day on it but it started bogging out from time to time so i replaced the fuel pump as the one on it was getting bad, my choke now stays on at first it started and you...
  7. Honda 300ex Won’t Start

    Performance Modifications
    When i go to start my honda 300ex , I hear the solenoid clicking but it won’t start. Jumping it works but when I jump it and go to take off it dies. So i’m thinking i need a solenoid & something else.
  8. 98 300ex wont start!!

    Repair & Maintenance
    so i bought a 98 300ex today and was told that there was no spark now but it was recently rebuilt and only 10 hours of ride time. i got it home and checked the spark and its fine. its turning over and has some compression, no guage yet so i dont know how much. i took the old gas out and removed...