Hello Folks - newbie here with my first post so go easy on me. I picked up a Buck 400 in May 2020 direct from Massimo when they were doing a closeout sale on the 400 models. I read the reviews and was skeptical.
We live in a golf cart community we do not plan any off roading - just some very mild work tasks like hauling firewood / brush etc. Honestly, all we do is cruise around our neighborhood roads. I pulled the trigger b/c the price was cheaper than a 2WD lifted golf cart and the Buck had way more features.
We have a few steep hills and after about 20 - 30 minutes of cruising, my check engine light comes on. It only happens when we are going up or down one of the hills . We head straight home and things seem fine the next day. Light never comes on unless we tackle multiple hills during one ride.
Should I be worried?
PS - Unit is 4 months old and has 258 miles on it - barely broken in. I've yet to go full throttle on a flat or up a hill.
Greetings all. New to this forum, seems like the Textron area is pretty quiet but I’ll give it a try anyway. I bought a 2017 Stampede 4 XTR last year, new but had been sitting on the lot here in Alaska. Been pretty happy with it so far (other than oil filter access) but it’s started having an intermittent problem recently where the check engine light will flash and the throttle pedal won’t respond properly. Both times I was still able to drive, but would top out at about 1/4-1/3 throttle. The first time it did it, I tried clearing the codes and they came back. But 20 minutes later I cleared and it’s been fine. Yesterday it happened again, and I cleared them on the first try and it was fine. Electrical connections all look fine. The code is a P2138 , electronic throttle out of range. Anyone else seen this?
Ive only got about 200 miles on the machine, and I haven’t been thrashing it
on a side note, I’m considering a lift kit if anyone knows a good source as the long wheelbase definitely has some limitations in rough terrain? And a front locking diff. It seems like there isn’t a lot of aftermarket support for these machines, which is a shame as it’s a pretty good setup. I really like the low range, and the engine braking. Have Gone up and down some pretty long and steep mountain grades.
By Kristi Dorrity
We just bought a 2014 Massimo 1100 with only 27 drive hours on it. We took it out a couple of times and then the check engine light came on. We took it to an authorized massimo shop and they can't figure out what's wrong. Any advice?! We are in Utah.
By Robynne Catheron
New-to-me 2012 CC Volunteer throttle cable broke during the wicked cold snap we had a few weeks ago (upstate NY). It was already a bit sticky, but at least it was usable.
Is it possible to replace it myself, or must I pay to have it hauled 50 miles to the nearest shop? I can access both ends, but the majority of it is pretty buried from the top and underneath.
Any advice would be appreciated.