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Sorry newbie here! Conditions- riding in fourth; 4x4 engaged (Ontario snow & ice); trying to outrun my crazy labrador retriever across the frozen lake....So, I toggle it into 5th... Seemed to go into 5th gear. display confirms 5th gear..yet I start to lose ground on dumb dog because "there is no acceleration"... just bought used and I don't have manual to refer to...
 

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Was it hard pack or powder you were in? Could be as simple as clutch or carb adjustment or that the dog took you off the line and you missed a shift at the 100 foot mark..LOL <<Welcome to the forums>>
 

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Was it hard pack or powder you were in? Could be as simple as clutch or carb adjustment or that the dog took you off the line and you missed a shift at the 100 foot mark..LOL <<Welcome to the forums>>
Thanks for the reply...
I was in powder (very cold -25) approx. 12" on the lake...I was going about 30 Km/hr when I shifted into 5th gear. At that point, I lost accelleration quickly and toggled back down into 4th with no problem... I'll try again this coming weekend and see if I can replicate the issue. Maybe I was just not going fast enough; too much drag with the snow. I contacted the previous owner and he states that there was never any issues with the machine.
 
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