Did my normal big ride belt inspection and found oil in the bottom of the case. It looks like the oil is coming from behind the drive clutch/motor shaft. Is this a typical problem? My Cat only has 1000 miles on it.
Factory belt? I talked with Randy from ATVonics and he said that 6-7 other guys have called him about this same problem. Replacing the oil seal was the fix for most but some can't stop the leak. I have a big ride this weekend and then I will diassemble. So you have a full cage and back seats. Kids?
Yes that is 1600+ miles on the factory belt, thats way to many! I'm getting ready to do a complete tear down & rebuild the cage more into a sport cage. 2 weeks after I got my Powler in 06 I completely tore it down & built the cage I have on it now, just time for somthing new. Right after I built it I had a bunch new ideas, that always happens to me. Yes I do have 2 kids, son is 16 daughter is 14.
We had our Belt changed after 1900 miles, Our mechanic told my husband that we didn't need to change it. According to the owner's manual they say you should change it after 1000 miles. The old belt looks brand new. Our mechanic told Bob never to bring it back for a belt change. The oil leak problem is common in the prowlers. Almost every Prowler we have sold has come in for a oil seal fix. I will talk to our mechanic at work on Monday and see if he would be willing to answer some of your guy's question.
After reading again the posts, I'm wondering if I'm talking about the same type of oil leak. I will talk to our mechanic on Monday and try to answer your questions.
we haven't replaced seal yet ,,, looks like it would be a big project so was weighting till winter to do it ,, you mite be one of the lucky ones and not have to replace the seal ,, I would try the O ring first if isn't leaking to bad ,,, have you broke any axles or bent tie rods yet ,,if you do much hard riding thats next ,, there are some places to get some good after market axles atvonics.com and I can help you on the tie rod things