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So I was out going through mud holes this weekend and cant figure out what happened to my krx it lost power going through the deep mud and by deep I mean was coming in over my waist. It happened 3 different times and it wasn't the belt slipping that's what every one thought it was at first but the engine itself would only get up to about 4k rpm and that's it. I was in hi gear with the front end locked each time as soon as the mud got so hi i would loose power and stuck for good. Then get pulled out and as soon as the water was done running out of the floor I would check the belt and that was good and then take it for a rip and it was fine back to normal. Wasn't sure if you run it to hard in hi gear with the front locked it does this or if there is some kind of sensor that kills power when your in to deep it's very frustrating
 

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I’m by no means an expert, but I had some issues with mine running in a limp type mode while going through some mud and couldn’t figure out the problem. I then realized the seat belt safety feature and that it won’t run 100% with the seatbelt unbuckled. Was your seat belt buckled by chance?
 

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Yes all buckled in and I also thought of that only I had heard of people getting water in the connection for the safety belt and having it act like your seat belt wasn't buckled looked at that yesterday and it didn't seem like there was ever water in the connection but it might be hard to tell
 

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I hear from another krx owner he had intermittent problems and it was the seat belt connection... I just purchased a bypass for it to eliminate any problem with it..
 

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That honestly would make the most sense because it was usually right around the time the water and mud was about waist deep is when it would loose power but would it clear up that fast that it would go away as soon as I would be pulled out of the mud?
 

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That honestly would make the most sense because it was usually right around the time the water and mud was about waist deep is when it would loose power but would it clear up that fast that it would go away as soon as I would be pulled out of the mud?
I had a similar problem, took apart the seatbelt receiver and found the little, fraigile,under designed tab had broken off which presses the limiter switch button. I quick fixed with a zap strap and tape. reassembled and works flawlessly. good luck! Rubber side down. Marino
 

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Would that be the connection under the center console by the cup holders? Or the actual seat belt clip with the red button
 

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its under the console wires to the seat belt.. you can just connect the two wires together but I guess its nice to have a jumper that plugs in.. I had my hand brake on just slightly and it would run just had low power...
so I take it you did not have a code just intermittent power loss? there is a overheat sensor on the belt that will do that as well
 

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I know I checked engine temps because my radiator was clogged earlier in the day causing my temps to climb into the 220s but did not check the belt temp at the time
 

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I would think after it happened 3 different times I would of noticed the belt temp gauge I'm usually pretty good about that stuff and I haven't seen it get above 1 bar
 

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Would that be the connection under the center console by the cup holders? Or the actual seat belt clip with the red button
I took the seat belt clip apart and thats where my tab had broken off. used zap strap to hold in button and a strip of tape works just fine.
 

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did you check your cvt if it had water or mud get in there? the exhaust side is quite low. maybe the dealer can plug in and find out if it left an occurrence ... keep us posted if you figure it out please...
 

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here's an idea how to do self diagnostic if you are able to get a code out it will give you an idea what was shorting out
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I was trying to find some info on installing the Alternator and thought I would take a chance on this service manual..
Kawasaki 2020 Teryx KRX 1000 Service Manual It doesn't cover accessories but it is handy info...
Kawi has locked up the alternator kit install instructions and dealer claims 9hrs labor to do it... total be s .. they sell factory accessories that there charging system can't handle! Viewing the parts it doesn't look that hard but trying to figure out why it takes 9hrs... If its that involved Im not sure I trust the monkeys at the dealer to dive into it...
I hope you figure out what caused the stall out on a water crossing..My maverick would take on water up to the dash with no issues.. if this thing can't swim it sure would be nice to know...
 

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My ebrake lever is loose when at rest. 1 time it had popped up a tiny bit and caused issue. I wonder if it is floating in water.
 

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So I took the rear center console out and the plug for the seatbelt still looks fine but I did notice in hi gear with no seatbelt it holds the rpm right at 4k just like when I would get stuck with the water above my waist so I'm sure this isn't a coincident my question is now I found a plug that's not plugged into anything and doesn't have any kind of cap on it right by the seatbelt plug does anyone know what it's for and if its supposed to come from the factory that way?
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