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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-01-2019, 07:26 AM Thread Starter
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Hello

Just purchased a used 2009 750 Teryx. Hope this site will offer suggestions and recommendations.
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Right on, Congrats on the new ride!

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post #4 of 28 (permalink) Old 06-01-2019, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Still getting used to my new ride. It seems to me the unit is stuck in 4wd. Ever have this issue?
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The 4wd engagement on the first gen. Teryx is a vacuum servo that pulls a cable to the front differential that is controlled by the switch on the dash. My first guess would be the cable being corroded or seized.
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I think it is now in 2wd. I exercised some of the tips from this forum and it seems to be in 2wd.

However,it looks like the former owner was an "improvisationalist".

See my pic if I canattach it correctly.

Any idea what the white wire should be connected to? I will upload some pics soon, if I can figure out how to upload.
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I think it is now in 2wd. I exercised some of the tips from this forum and it seems to be in 2wd.



However,it looks like the former owner was an "improvisationalist".



See my pic if I canattach it correctly.



Any idea what the white wire should be connected to? I will upload some pics soon, if I can figure out how to upload.
wow what a wire mess, white one doesnt look factory at least not the end terminal you'll have to follow those wire runs to figure them out and start cleaning it up

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Yes, I agree. Looks like it the Teryx has been fitted with a lamp bar on front and some additional lights for the rear and gosh only knows what was done to install.......
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post some pics of the whole car lets see what it looks like?

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Bamamoss4 200 9 Teryx 750M

Here are a few pics.
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Nice looking bike! Welcome to the forum!
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Difficulty now starting and not continuing to run

Well, 2days after purchase, I go out to start working with my 2009 Teryx 750M and guess what?

It will crank and then die as if the fuel flow is not continuing to be supplied. ? Any one got any tips on this dilemma?

I know I have to sort out the mess of rewiring that someone did, but this is the first time I had it fail to keep running after cranking.

EDIT: Later found the battery low (3.5 volts)!!??

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Congrats and welcome to the forum. Is your airbox lid still installed?

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and welcome to the forum. Is your airbox lid still installed?
Cody, yes it is still installed. Since my last post, I have found that the battery is likely bad with only 3.5 volts measured. Not sure why it discharged so quickly after driving it the day before and it cranked fairly easily..

Please elaborate on the airbox lid.

Rainy today, so I plan to do some troubleshooting
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Check the fuel filter. It's under the passenger seat. I bought some nice filters off Amazon; same type I use for my motorcycle (also Kawasaki), before anyone chimes in about using factory filters. Always keep a spare or two for the offroad vehicles.
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Taz, Thanks. Will do.
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More Pics of Wiring Clean Up

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post some pics of the whole car lets see what it looks like?

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Well, I have begun trying to clean up the mess of wiring "improvisations".

Somehow, the prior owner shoved an oversized battery in the hole and just packed the relays, fuses and additional wiring changes in on top of the battery. It was a heckuva chore just getting the battery out. I had to take the side panel off and drag out the "battery bucket" it was sitting in.

See pics attached:

I speculate that the winch, light bar and addition of rear floodlights may have led to this "modification". I have a service manual and there is nothing at all that resembles this battery, box or modifications included.

Question for the forum, what is the best battery to install with a winch. I do not expect to be using the winch much, but I would like to know I had a good battery when it is needed.
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Fuel Filter Update

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Check the fuel filter. It's under the passenger seat. I bought some nice filters off Amazon; same type I use for my motorcycle (also Kawasaki), before anyone chimes in about using factory filters. Always keep a spare or two for the offroad vehicles.
taz104, I have attached a pic of the fuel tank top. I do not see the fuel filter. Is this where it is supposed to be located?
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Yes. The red tab (center) goes to the intake to your carb....follow that line...should be a filter inline before it gets to the carb.

Battery...go smaller. Odyssey or similar. I have my kids tonight, but I'll try to take pics of my filter and battery setup. I have an 08. Do you have the manual?
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Here's my setup...a bit dirty...and I need to do some wiring cleanup as well. PO didn't know how to terminate wires, I think.

You don't have EFI do you? It looks like you have an electric fuel pump... Now that I see it on a bigger screen...I hope the filter isn't in the tank like vehicles.
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Taz104,

Yes, I understand that the 2009 was standardly equipped with EFI. I do have the manual but I do not know where the fuel filter was originally installed. I am still in discovery. I understand your 2008 was before EFI.
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Your battery compartment looks much less congested than mine.

Do you think the Odyssey battery is good with the winch and extra lights that are on my Teryx?

I certainly is pricey. However, I am not desiring to change out every year.

Do you use a trickle charger to keep battery in full charge? I read on here that the charging system of the Teryx sucks.
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Fuel Pump Filter Assembly

In response about the fuel filter, I have checked and compared to the manual and it appears to be the fuel pump and filter are all in an assembly in the tank.

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So did you pull the pump/float/filter assembly yet? to get to the factory filter? like so.. <https://youtu.be/8U6N0B8OWZU>

and battery depends on how much draw amps the winch needs and possible run time. if the size battery in there now fits use it. dont think you need the bucket though. so when you get a new battery installed check for voltage draw while everything is off and check the charging system when running.

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No, Have not gotten that far along yet. I believe I will re-install battery without the bucket and check voltages and other electrical before I pull the fuel pump/filter assembly out.

Lots of wiring clean up to do to understand what works and does not. Got to check a bunch of fuses, etc.

I am a little skidish about pulling that fuel pump assembly; I am not that good of a mechanic!

I am learning a lot about this unit,though.

Many thanks for all your support and any others that wish to chime in.
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