By Joel Goldsney
Wasn't sure exactly how to title this thread as I have a few issues with my newly acquired hisun UTV. Hopefully going to consolidate all the issues in one thread.
I purchased from a guy who had rebuilt the engine replaced the fuel pump as well as re-done the front end. He had the unit running and driving when it quit and would not start. He got frustrated and decided no more projects and sold it to me. Unit is in excellent condition physically.....hardly any scratches on the plastics. All in all its a good unit with the following issues/symptoms
1) Mis fire and stalling out when revved
Well as you can see by the title of the first issue I managed to get the unit running. Seems that the battery was very weak. I charged the unit and it fired up fine. The engine seems to stutter and misfire when revved and once the unit warms up it stalls out. I think it's a fuel issue as if I give it a shot of ether it starts back up.
Additional Note: Revving engine in Neutral seems to cause indication to flicker and occasionally the reverse light comes on which seems to kick in the reverse rev limiter. Have also hade this happen when driving around. Reverse Light flickers and revs get cut.
2) Fuel line configuration.
When he replaced the fuel pump he got creative with the tubing and removed the "small fuel tank"
Not sure what the purpose of this tank is but would love some pictures of a stock set up so I can put everything back together correct.
3) Issues engaging in gear
The unit seems to have issues going in to gear...I will move the shifter in place but the gear won't engage and the lights don't indicate correct. It takes a few tries to engage and sometimes it grinds a bit
4) Rack and pinion slipping
This problem is probably a simple replacement fix...when turning to the right with the vehicle not moving the steering just slipps and turns without turning the tire. I believe I just need to replace the rack and pinion but if there is something else please let me know.
Any insight or tips on resolving any of these issues would be much appreciated.
By Chad Rice
HELP - my wife and i just bought a 2013 joyner trooper 1100 and we rode for 2 evenings with no problems. Went to ride last night and all of a sudden it acted like something was catching up and it didn't want to move easily. Whatever it was must've broke and now it moves with no problem but is making a rubbing/grinding noise somewhere in the backend. Could it be wheel bearing, differential, or something in cv shaft. Any info or similar experiences is appreciated.
What is the Kawasaki engine model number for the side by sides listed below. I had an older Ute with the 401cc Kawasaki FJ 400D, but it had a carburetor, and a flywheel magneto ignition system.
This new 401cc engine with EFI, and electronic ignition looks like a big improvement over the old. But, I can’t find the Kawasaki engine model number?
Kawasaki 401 cc (24.47 cu. in.) single cylinder, 4-stroke, gas
Bore x Stroke: 3.23x2.99 in
Compression Ratio: 8.6:1
Maximum Torque: 21.4 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm
Valve Train: Single-Cylinder OHV
Engine Vibration: Internal Counter Rotating Balance Shaft
Fuel System: Closed-loop electronic fuel injection
Horsepower (KW): 13.5 hp
Electrical System: Starter/Generator — Solid State Regulator
(Note: Some versions/listings state: "Alternator Output (max)22.9 amp")
Lubrication: Pressurized Oil System
Oil Filter: Spin-On (Item#: 49065-7010)
Cooling System: Air Cooled
Ignition System: Electronic Inductive Spark
Air Cleaner: Replaceable Dry Cartridge (item #: 11013-7029)
Utility vehicles/side by sides that use this engine:
2021MULE SX™ 4x4 FI
2020 E-Z-GO Express™ S4 Elite Gas
Cushman Shuttle 4 EFI Gas
Cushman Hauler 1200
I just bought a new buck 400x golf and just signed up to this forum. Lots of good info and glad to be here.
I took off seat to see the engine and noticed a black circular pipe just sitting exposed leading to the engine bay. As well as a rectangular pipe coming off crank case and possibly even an electrical harness or two with nothing obvious to plug them into?
Does anyone have the buck 400x golf and take a picture or look in their engine bay and let me know if this is normal or if there is something missing on my cart.
I reached out to massimo and let them know that it was unusable if this is actually an important missing part it probably shouldn't be driven, they said I should hear back in 3-5 days but that they are very busy. I figure if one of you has one you can take a look for me and I don't have to wait around on massimo to answer me on what a normal engine bay looks like.
Thanks for your help,