Anyone else notice how the predator stalls out when you get in water a little over the pegs? After that it is hard to start again. My friend has a pred too and his does the same thing, any ideas on what this could be?
I believe there is a thread where someone was talking about rerouting the hoses from the carb to eliminate that. They put a T in, leave one where it is, and route the other to the airbox. Whoever it was even put the 3 hoses in a glass of water 1 at a time to find out which ones stalled out the motor. Do a search and I'm sure you'll come up with it.
what you are experiencing is the vent tubes from the carb are being choked off underwater. therefore the quad kills. Like other posts say, zip tie them higher or reroute them to the airbox. remember, there are three tubes, it is the two LARGER tubes that are the vent tubes giving you trouble.
Actually the easiest reroute I found was to locate the crossmember that runs just under the airbox to carb inlet tube. There are about 4 lightening holes in it. You can estimate the length of the lines, then cut them at a 45 degree angle, so they can't "vacuum seal" themselves to the inside of the brace. Then just insert them into the brace. The friction fit holds them in place. Really easy if you're runnin' a slip-on K&N.
My dealer printed me a sheet telling how to fix this.
You basicly take the large vacume hose, I believe the right side of the carb, and cut off 6" then you reroute it through the tube in the support for the fuel tank. The other two lines can run where they are without a problem.
I did this and had no problems last weekend with high water.
The support I'm talking about is Number 6 on Page 14.
I'll double check on the line when I get home later but I dop beleive it's the one on the right. IF I had a digital camera I would send a Picture but I'm still using a 35mm.
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