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The following models are included in this manual: Bayou 250, KLF 250 / Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd / Kawasaki Motors
2003 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2004 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2005 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2006 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2007 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2008 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
2009 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV
Engine: 228cc, air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, 69.0 x 61.0 mm, 8.9:1, Mikuni VM24SS
Production year(s): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Number of pages: 320
Solid state with electronic ignition advance
Electric with recoil backup
Five-speed-plus-reverse with automatic clutch
Manual Language: English
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Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The 2003-2009 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV is powered by a 228cc, air-cooled, four-stroke engine.
• It features an overhead valve (OHV) configuration for improved efficiency.
• The engine utilizes a Mikuni VM24SS carburetor for reliable fuel delivery.
• The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV incorporates a centrifugal automatic clutch for easy operation.
• It comes with a five-speed transmission with reverse, offering versatility in various riding conditions.
• The bore and stroke measurements are 66mm x 72mm, contributing to its torquey performance.
• The engine compression ratio is 8.8:1, providing a balance of power and fuel efficiency.
• The ATV features an electric starter and a recoil backup starter for convenience.
• The ignition system is electronically controlled, ensuring reliable spark generation.
• The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV comes with independent front suspension and swingarm rear suspension, providing a comfortable ride.
• It features dual hydraulic front disc brakes and a mechanical drum rear brake for efficient stopping power.
• The fuel tank capacity is approximately 9.5 liters, offering a decent riding range.
• The dry weight of the ATV is around 183 kg, contributing to its maneuverability and agility.
• It has a wheelbase of 1,230mm, providing stability during off-road maneuvers.
• The front tire size is AT22x8-10, while the rear tire size is AT22x10-10.
• The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV features a steel frame for strength and durability.
• The ATV's overall length is approximately 1,950mm, with a width of 1,090mm and a height of 1,110mm.
• The oil capacity for the engine is 1.7 liters.
Facts and Details:
- The 2003-2009 Kawasaki Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV is designed for both utility and recreational riding.
- It offers a compact and nimble ride, making it suitable for various terrains.
- The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV is known for its reliable and durable performance.
- It features a comfortable seating position and intuitive controls for an enjoyable riding experience.
- The ATV's automatic clutch system provides smooth and easy shifting, making it beginner-friendly.
- The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV is equipped with ample storage options, allowing riders to carry essentials on their adventures.
- It offers good fuel efficiency, allowing for longer rides without frequent refueling.
- The ATV's independent front suspension and swingarm rear suspension deliver a smooth and controlled ride.
- The Bayou 250, KLF 250 ATV is praised for its low maintenance requirements and ease of service.
- Owners appreciate the ATV's excellent reliability and long-lasting performance.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues:
► Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance intervals for oil changes, filter replacements, and other routine services.
► Regularly inspect the tires for wear and maintain proper tire pressure for optimal performance and safety.
► Keep the ATV clean to prevent dirt and debris buildup, especially around the air filter and cooling fins.
► Check and adjust the drive chain tension regularly, and lubricate it as recommended.
► Inspect the brakes and replace worn brake pads as necessary to ensure effective stopping power.
► Maintain the proper coolant level and inspect the cooling system for leaks or clogs.
► Periodically check and tighten all bolts and fasteners to ensure they are secure.
► Address any abnormal noises, vibrations, or fluid leaks promptly to prevent potential damage.
► Common issues may include carburetor problems, electrical system faults, and worn-out drive belts. Thorough inspection and troubleshooting can help identify and resolve these issues effectively.
► Solutions to common issues may involve cleaning or rebuilding the carburetor, checking and repairing electrical connections, and replacing worn-out drive belts.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Upgrade to a high-performance air filter for improved airflow and engine performance.
* Install a performance exhaust system for enhanced power and a more aggressive sound.
* Consider adding aftermarket shock absorbers for improved ride quality and handling.
* Install skid plates and brush guards for increased protection during off-road riding.
* Upgrade the ATV's lighting system with brighter LED lights for improved visibility.
* Consider adding a winch for increased utility and off-road recovery capabilities.
* Install a rear cargo rack or storage box for increased carrying capacity.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
■ High-performance air filters
■ Performance exhaust systems
■ Aftermarket shock absorbers
■ Skid plates and brush guards
■ LED lights and light bars
■ Rear cargo racks and storage boxes
■ ATV tires for various terrains
■ Handguards and handlebar accessories
■ Snorkel kits for water crossings
■ Grips and seat covers
■ ATV covers for protection during storage
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Reliable and durable performance
☺ Compact and nimble ride
☺ Beginner-friendly automatic clutch system
☺ Ample storage options
☺ Low maintenance requirements
☻ Limited top speed compared to larger ATVs
☻ Some riders may find the suspension slightly stiff for rough terrains
☻ Limited aftermarket support for customization options
Repairs That Need to Be Carried Out Most Frequently and Commonly Broken Parts:
→ Carburetor cleaning or rebuilds
→ Drive belt replacement
→ Electrical system troubleshooting and repairs
→ Brake pad replacement
→ Suspension component maintenance and repairs
→ Spark plug replacement
→ Drive chain replacement or adjustment
→ Throttle cable replacement or adjustment
→ CVT belt and pulley maintenance
→ Fuel system cleaning and maintenance
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