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2015 ODES Dominator X4 800cc CVT problems

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Hey guys...I have a 2015 ODES Dominator X4 800cc...I had recently tore the belt up and was able to get a new one on and had no problems.  The other day I got stuck and smoked the clutch out a bit trying to get out and since that time I have had a constant "clicking" noise coming from the primary clutch.  Then noise is present at idle and low speeds but goes away under load.  I took the clutch apart and assume that this noise is coming from either the clutch sliders/weights or shoes.  I plan on replacing these soon.  

However, today I put the clutch back together to get the bus out there and ride around the neighborhood and I have a "jolty" start and while cruising in "H" the secondary clutch suddenly opens wide and I lose power.  When revved the secondary clutch will not grab and continues to open.  I can place the UTV back into "N' and then back to "H"...the secondary clutch stops spinning and the belt grabs as normal and I can continue on.  Anyone have any idea what is going on or have experienced similar problems?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bR6kVo2QsB6e6G6NK3jWjAoQpJCmeyVf/view?usp=sharing

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Make sure you check the face of the movable sheave as they have a tendency to crack and they will explode and take out everything in the box.

Also look at the shoes and the weight blocs as they tend to melt if exposed to excessive temps.

Have you adjusted the shift rod?

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The sheaths look ok...I replaced the sliders/weights and shoes...the “clicking” noise is gone with those replacements. 
 

I still have the problem with the primary opening wide while driving and I lose power...I have not adjusted the shift rod and have no idea how to do that...any ideas??

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33 minutes ago, miten000 said:

The sheaths look ok...I replaced the sliders/weights and shoes...the “clicking” noise is gone with those replacements. 
 

I still have the problem with the primary opening wide while driving and I lose power...I have not adjusted the shift rod and have no idea how to do that...any ideas??

You mean upshifting too fast?

I don't have the image of the 800 shift rod assy but I need to make a tutorial for that.
Put the shifter in N and make sure lever on gearbox is straight up and then adjust rod adjusters so the rod free floats.

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I’m not sure what to call it...it does not necessarily “shift” up because I lose all power and have put the machine back into N and then place into H again to resume driving...not sure if that makes sense

 

if you are able to open the video on the original post that shows it in action. 
 

I will check the shifter and gear box when I get back at it again...thanks for the help!!

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19 hours ago, miten000 said:

I’m not sure what to call it...it does not necessarily “shift” up because I lose all power and have put the machine back into N and then place into H again to resume driving...not sure if that makes sense

 

if you are able to open the video on the original post that shows it in action. 
 

I will check the shifter and gear box when I get back at it again...thanks for the help!!

What belt do you have on there?

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I originally had the DAYCO XTX 2236 from the dealer but then switched to the Gates 30C3750 based on another recommendation...both seem to work well...not sure it is a belt issue...??

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53 minutes ago, miten000 said:

I originally had the DAYCO XTX 2236 from the dealer but then switched to the Gates 30C3750 based on another recommendation...both seem to work well...not sure it is a belt issue...??

No it is not a belt issue but i noticed the excessive belt whipping, When you run the Ultimx UXP446, XTX2236, 30C3750 then it is wise to shim the driven to remove some of that excessive slack from the belt. That shift rod has a couple adjustments so set it in N and then move the lever all the way and make sure rod ends floats and then all the other way and then check again.

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