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transmission drain plug?

Postby Kodiak » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:15 pm

so i was watching a video were one of the polaris guys crossed fordyce and then floated and then had to let water out of the transmission ???!! this is my first quad and i thought everything was sealed like a jeep?? anyway i like going in mud holes and such so will my quad have the belt slip too and if so how do i get the drain plug out does it unscrew or just pop off. yeah i know this is a newbie question but ya gotta learn sometime and id rather figure it out now rather then on the trail thanks for the help

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Postby Ken » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:33 pm

No...that was water coming out of the belt housing.....not the tranny. It SHOULD be sealed.....but it's technically, not fatal to get wet...just slips.
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Postby Rider11x » Sun Dec 09, 2007 9:48 pm

I snorkeled mine, as mud does wreak havoc on the CVT once it gets in, causing you to need to clean and regrease the rollers. Not hard to do, just a PITA. ... C00538.jpg

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