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My 4WD switch stopped having any effect and I pulled the front racks and plastic to get to the fuses up there. They are okay. I also unplugged the 4WD handlebar switch and plugged it back in. Still nothing. I put a new switch in the circuit and still nothing. I put the old switch back in and hooked it back up.

Now, the Belt warning light is flashing and, of course, I can only get up to 3600RPM, which isn't nearly enough to get up the mountain I have to climb tomorrow morning for opening day of deer season.

First I need to know if the switch in the CVT cover should be positioned forward or rearward for normal. Second, is there anything else besides the switch or the fuse up front that would cause the belt system check to flash? I know that the 100 hour setting will cause it also and I guess it could have just happened to come on while I was messing with it but that would be a big time coincidence. And even so, how do you reset the timer?

I have a two week period with no hunting after this weekend that I can take it to the shop to get it fixed up right but I really need to use it tomorrow.

Any help?

Thanks.

Jim
 

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I dont know if you have it fixed yet. but the problem I had with mine was in the relay, a quick fix to reset the belt warning device is by unplugging the grey and the black wire boxes on the rt side just to the front of the motor plug the black in to the grey and the grey in to the black, turn the key on for about 30 to 45 seconds turn the key back off and replace the wire sets to there propper placement. this will reset the switch, as far as to the front or back it is opposite the belt direction
 

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Thanks. I figured it out with a process of elimination, a digital multi-meter and searching various forums.

For the record: The switch points to the rear in the normal position. Resetting the flashing belt light is as simple as you wrote.

The reason mine wouldn't go into 4WD in the first places was a bad speed sensor. I couldn't find anything or anyone that could tell me why the speed sensor would control it but it does. I'm still waiting for my service manual to show. I'm beginning to believe Kawasaki has to cut the trees themselves to print it.

But everything is working fine now. I can make back to where I hunt now that 4WD is working again.

Thanks.

Jim
 
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