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I have a 2016 750 crew (it is a Cub Cadet but same machine). It has 108 hours, 49 miles. Basically new, but I got it used with 22 miles on it. The guy said it was too big, and that he wanted a RZR. It ran great for a little over a year. It then developed a rough idle and won't wind up to get past about 20 mph in high range. I have tried countless things, and I keep coming back to overfueling. It doesn' seem to be throwing a code. I have done the following... Spark plug (multiple times) Check, clean air filter Sprayed brake clean around intake while running (to be sure it isn' sucking air). Checked valve adjustment Replaced fuel pump assy., after breaking it trying to remove to check in tank filter. Checked wiring and connections Checked/cleaned spark arrestor screen Replaced fuel, trying different octane. Checked compression. Compression should be 1200 kpa, mine was between 700 and 800 kpa. Also noticed oil had been increasing and is now milky looking. I figured gas in oil due to overfueling. Dad said milky or foamy meant coolant in oil so we figured blown head gasket. So, we put a new head gasket on it. Old one didn't look blown. Valves were tight like new, could still see cross hatch marks in cylinder wall (like new as it IS still new!) Put it all back together, torqued bolts properly etc... no change. Still runs poorly, compression still low! I don't think it is a compression issue. We pulled the rocker cover back off to check out the automatic compression release that we had noticed on the timing chain sproket on the end of the camshaft. It seems to be working properly. Then a lightbulb went off. "Automatic compression release" appears to slightly open an exhaust valve... when?... while cranking engine to start. There is no way that we're going to get 1200 kpa compression (unless I were to back that exhaust valve way off)! I may try that when I re-install the rocker cover. Anyway, I'm pretty convinced that it is fuel in the oil, and that it is over fueling like I originally suspected. But how do I know the cause?? Book says over fueling could be caused by Air Pressure sensor, o2 sensor, Solar Term door position fault, or ECU program error or damage. Those are some pricey parts. Any input??
hi guys, i have a joyner renegade 800 that i just replaced the head gasket on, i had the head resurfaced and checked out due to warpage, i have everything put back together and noe only have 60-70 psi compression? ANY thoughts, it will not start, I have checked and rechecked a million times on the timing. Please Help any IDEAS?