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Greetings, new member, I’ve had my KRX about 2 weeks now about halfway into my break in,my issue is the extreme heat buildup in the cab gets unbearable like a sauna, heat pours in from center counsel by the parking brake lever and shift lever, forget about putting a drink in the cup holders unless it’s a cup of coffee gets too hot to drink, been to dealer no help, found on Kawasaki web site Cab seal kit pt.# 99994-1346 there is a video, anyone have this , any luck with the heat issue.
 

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Greetings, new member, I’ve had my KRX about 2 weeks now about halfway into my break in,my issue is the extreme heat buildup in the cab gets unbearable like a sauna, heat pours in from center counsel by the parking brake lever and shift lever, forget about putting a drink in the cup holders unless it’s a cup of coffee gets too hot to drink, been to dealer no help, found on Kawasaki web site Cab seal kit pt.# 99994-1346 there is a video, anyone have this , any luck with the heat issue.
 

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Greetings, new member, I’ve had my KRX about 2 weeks now about halfway into my break in,my issue is the extreme heat buildup in the cab gets unbearable like a sauna, heat pours in from center counsel by the parking brake lever and shift lever, forget about putting a drink in the cup holders unless it’s a cup of coffee gets too hot to drink, been to dealer no help, found on Kawasaki web site Cab seal kit pt.# 99994-1346 there is a video, anyone have this , any luck with the heat issue.
its just to covers holes under the seat for dust. does not address heat from console. this is an issue with all side by sides as the hard radiator lines run from the radiator in front through console to engine in the rear. the fix is insulate the lines running through the console.
 

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its just to covers holes under the seat for dust. does not address heat from console. this is an issue with all side by sides as the hard radiator lines run from the radiator in front through console to engine in the rear. the fix is insulate the lines running through the console.
I brought this up to the dealer about the radiator lines, their reply was I was the first one to complain about this, which I know is a boatload of crap, because as I was leaving the dealership I was approached by a customer who overheard me talking and said he was in a week before me complaining of the same thing so I guess I’m on my own I’ll have to see how difficult it is to take apart the console
 

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I brought this up to the dealer about the radiator lines, their reply was I was the first one to complain about this, which I know is a boatload of crap, because as I was leaving the dealership I was approached by a customer who overheard me talking and said he was in a week before me complaining of the same thing so I guess I’m on my own I’ll have to see how difficult it is to take apart the console
I mean quite honestly I've driven many many side by sides and the heat and the cab on this one is not nearly as bad as a lot of others it's the nature of the beast that's an off-road vehicle it's not a Lexus.

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I brought this up to the dealer about the radiator lines, their reply was I was the first one to complain about this, which I know is a boatload of crap, because as I was leaving the dealership I was approached by a customer who overheard me talking and said he was in a week before me complaining of the same thing so I guess I’m on my own I’ll have to see how difficult it is to take apart the console
I live in the desert and the cab temp is bearable. Even In 100+ degree weather. If your KRX is getting above 185 degrees, I’d say you have a cooling issue. I really don’t think it’s that bad. If you compare it to a car then sure. Like odyssey off-road said it’s not a Lexus. ( I drive a Mercedes Benz) if you wanted an air conditioner I believe the Polaris general comes with the option to equip one other wise that’s the nature of the sport.
 

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I live in the desert and the cab temp is bearable. Even In 100+ degree weather. If your KRX is getting above 185 degrees, I’d say you have a cooling issue. I really don’t think it’s that bad. If you compare it to a car then sure. Like odyssey off-road said it’s not a Lexus. ( I drive a Mercedes Benz) if you wanted an air conditioner I believe the Polaris general comes with the option to equip one other wise that’s the nature of the sport.
Wow you ride in 100+degree and have a Mercedes I’m sure that must impress some on here, and here I only have a Ram 3500 quad cab diesel value 70 k and a Explorer Val. 47k I’m sure they can’t compare to your Mercedes though, by the way I’m not new at this game having gone through a slew of dirt bikes with my sons in the 60’s through the 70’s then to fast boats and the last 20yrs it’s been atv’s & sxs Polaris, Can Am, and now the KRX , I came on this site to ask a simple question and all I get is someone who thinks his balls are bigger than everyone else’s, enough said.
 

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Sorry you got your feelings hurt. All we are trying to say is if you’re comparing a KRX to a comfortable automobile and expect the same comfort to be the same, then this sport or machine isn’t for you.
Wow you ride in 100+degree and have a Mercedes I’m sure that must impress some on here, and here I only have a Ram 3500 quad cab diesel value 70 k and a Explorer Val. 47k I’m sure they can’t compare to your Mercedes though, by the way I’m not new at this game having gone through a slew of dirt bikes with my sons in the 60’s through the 70’s then to fast boats and the last 20yrs it’s been atv’s & sxs Polaris, Can Am, and now the KRX , I came on this site to ask a simple question and all I get is someone who thinks his balls are bigger than everyone else’s, enough said.
 

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Sorry you got your feelings hurt. All we are trying to say is if you’re comparing a KRX to a comfortable automobile and expect the same comfort to be the same, then this sport or machine isn’t for you.
At my age it takes a lot more than that to hurt my feelings , if you reread the post you are the one making a reference to a comfortable vehicle not me, as I stated I been doing this for a long time, never had this amt. of heat in the Polaris or can am, the radiator fan doesn’t even come on until temp reaches 190 degrees, riding all the backwoods trails here in northern mi. temp gauge is always in the high 180’s rarely a long straight away where you can get the speed up to cool it down
 

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At my age it takes a lot more than that to hurt my feelings , if you reread the post you are the one making a reference to a comfortable vehicle not me, as I stated I been doing this for a long time, never had this amt. of heat in the Polaris or can am, the radiator fan doesn’t even come on until temp reaches 190 degrees, riding all the backwoods trails here in northern mi. temp gauge is always in the high 180’s rarely a long straight away where you can get the speed up to cool it down
Bob, no intention or statement was made to hurt your feelings we were simply trying to help. Not sure where the misunderstanding was. Again, not wanting to argue. Just trying to help.
 

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With the heat in the cab as crazy as it sounds I put the prp knee guard in. I found that with my leg not sitting right next to the lines I don’t feel so hot. Yes the cab gets warm but not even close to what my commander was. I’m really thinking of putting door vents on the door just to circulate some or the air out.
 

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With a full front and back windshield circulation is definitely an issue
That’s one of my problems, I ended up making a couple of leather boots for gear shifter and parking brake lever heat was pouring out of those spots like the heater on my truck, next going to take apart the console and try to insulate the radiator lines running through there
 

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Honestly if you are complaining krx is HOT I dont think ya have much experience in other utv's. It is good compared to many and about the same as the others. imop. Take a ride in a Teryx4, now that gets warm. Try canam commander? Yikes. Venting air through is the key. Wraps n such help but air is your friend.
 

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so curious on this post,, having owned three can am mid engine machines dealing with heat in the cab was a common topic and there were many inventive solutions to keep it at bay.. my first outing on the krx had no accessories, roof, windshield or other wise.. and I felt no heat.. but I did purchase the mud kit that comes with the front and back windshield that has no vents.. that has me worried of back draft and heat issues.. I had a full windshield on my mid engine maverick and it required cutting in windshield vents to create air flow was a must even in the winter. I asked the Kawi dealer about how to deal with the back draft created with the full windshield and was told the heater vent kit would help this.. and it would if it pulled in fresh air.. it only recirculates .. I have added the heater kit and seal kit also had the interior panels off and can say imo there is room for improvement.. the thin rubber mud flap on the firewall front and back and under the console is grossly inadequate... how ever not sure If daming the holes up would not be creating more of a air trap in the cab instead of the air flow that's needed when having the krx windshield.. so here is what I'm going to try.. seal up the gaps In the cab, especially the big holes in the firewall, insulate the water pipes.. seal up the doors. shim out the windshield allowing air over the top, and add a pro vent off a Can am and drop it into the roof..
I have ran across some discussion on this back draft issues on other machines and the consensus of what works best is a full back glass with a drop down or half windshield. I had an opportunity to ride in a x3 with a full windshield and there optional Provent and it really kept the dust out of the cab.. so I purchased one to drop in the roof of the krx and will see how it works..
 

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Wouldn't disagree

I purchased both half and full, so currently I'm running 1/2 do to hot temps outside.

Do like protection full gives.

Being I changed exhaust and with both full, there is backdraft, and exhaust backdraft with both full.
 

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Greetings, new member, I’ve had my KRX about 2 weeks now about halfway into my break in,my issue is the extreme heat buildup in the cab gets unbearable like a sauna, heat pours in from center counsel by the parking brake lever and shift lever, forget about putting a drink in the cup holders unless it’s a cup of coffee gets too hot to drink, been to dealer no help, found on Kawasaki web site Cab seal kit pt.# 99994-1346 there is a video, anyone have this , any luck with the heat issue.
The heat from the console was bad on my first trip out in 95 degree Texas heat I removed console and was able to install 1 1/4 in foam pipe insulation on all of the metal tubing under fuel tank and console, then wrapped rubber hoses with reflective foam insulation and man was it way better. we can now actually use the front cupholders. I was concerned if the cooling system used the length of the hoses for heat transfer to keep the coolant at a manageable level but it did not change coolant temp at all. have been out twice in same heat and never seen 190 degree coolant temp yet. I will say this is a CHORE and I had to use silicone and loosen brackets to get pipe insulation between pipe and fuel tank.
 
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