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The manual pertains to the specified models: KLF 300 Bayou / Kawasaki Motorcycle & Engine Company
1986 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1987 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1988 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1989 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1990 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1991 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1992 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1993 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1994 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1995 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1996 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1997 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1998 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
1999 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2000 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2001 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2002 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2003 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2004 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2005 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
2006 Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4
Engine: 290 cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single overhead camshaft
Production/model years: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 ,1997, 1998 ,1999 ,2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manual Language: English
Printable: Yes, all printers
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"Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4, 4X2 Receives Comprehensive Service Manual Overhaul"
Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 4x4, 4X2 owners can now enjoy a thorough service manual overhaul, providing detailed engine specifications, maintenance intervals, tuning tips, common issues and their solutions, available accessories, owner reviews, and more. This comprehensive update aims to equip ATV enthusiasts with essential information to enhance their riding experience and ensure optimal performance.
Engine Specs/Technical Specifications:
• Engine Type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder
• Displacement: 290cc
• Bore x Stroke: 76.0 mm x 64.0 mm
• Compression Ratio: 8.3:1
• Carburetion: Mikuni VM34SS
• Ignition: CDI
• Starting System: Electric with recoil backup
• Transmission: 5-speed with reverse
• Drive System: 2WD/4WD selectable, shaft-driven
• Front Suspension: Independent, double wishbone
• Rear Suspension: Swingarm with dual shocks
• Front Brakes: Dual hydraulic drums
• Rear Brakes: Sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc
• Front Tires: AT25x8-12
• Rear Tires: AT25x11-10
• Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gallons
• Ground Clearance: 6.7 inches
• Wheelbase: 45.9 inches
• Overall Length: 75.6 inches
• Overall Width: 42.9 inches
• Overall Height: 44.9 inches
• Dry Weight: 528 lbs
• Front Rack Capacity: 44 lbs
• Rear Rack Capacity: 88 lbs
• Towing Capacity: 1,100 lbs
Facts and Details:
- The Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 was introduced in 1986 as a versatile all-terrain vehicle.
- It featured a rugged 4x4 drive system, allowing riders to conquer various terrains.
- The Bayou KLF 300 offered a 290cc engine, providing sufficient power for off-road adventures.
- Its shaft-driven transmission and selectable 2WD/4WD system offered excellent traction control.
- The ATV's independent double wishbone front suspension provided a smooth and comfortable ride.
- With a towing capacity of 1,100 lbs, the Bayou KLF 300 was capable of hauling heavy loads.
- The model underwent several upgrades and improvements during its production span from 1986 to 2006.
- Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 became a popular choice among outdoor enthusiasts for its reliability and durability.
- The ATV's compact size and maneuverability made it suitable for tight trails and challenging terrains.
- The Kawasaki Bayou KLF 300 offered ample cargo capacity with front and rear racks.
- Its dual hydraulic drum front brakes and sealed, oil-bathed rear brakes ensured reliable stopping power.
- The model's air-cooled engine design simplified maintenance and reduced the risk of overheating.
- Oil Change: Every 50 hours of operation or annually, whichever comes first.
- Air Filter: Inspect and clean every 20 hours of operation or annually.
- Spark Plug: Replace every 100 hours of operation or annually.
- Valve Clearance: Inspect and adjust every 600 hours of operation or as needed.
- Cooling System: Check coolant level and condition before each ride.
General Maintenance Tips:
- Regularly check and maintain proper tire pressure for optimal handling and traction.
- Keep the ATV clean and free of debris to prevent damage and prolong its lifespan.
- Lubricate all moving parts according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
- Check the battery regularly and ensure it is properly charged.
- Inspect and tighten all bolts and fasteners to prevent any loose components.
Common Issues and Solutions:
- Starter Motor Issues: If the starter motor fails to engage, check the battery connections and replace the starter motor if necessary.
- Electrical Problems: Ensure all electrical connections are secure and check for any damaged wiring. Replace or repair as needed.
- Overheating: Check the coolant level and radiator for any blockages. Clean the radiator and ensure proper airflow.
- Carburetor Troubles: Clean the carburetor and jets regularly to prevent clogging and ensure proper fuel delivery.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
Installation of an aftermarket exhaust system for improved performance and sound.
Upgrading the air filter to a high-flow aftermarket option for increased air intake.
Installing a jet kit to optimize fuel delivery and enhance throttle response.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
Winches and mounting kits for additional pulling power and versatility.
Skid plates and A-arm guards for enhanced undercarriage protection.
LED light bars or auxiliary lights for improved visibility during night rides.
Cargo racks and storage boxes for increased carrying capacity.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
Reliable and durable build quality.
Excellent traction and off-road capabilities.
Easy maintenance and accessibility for DIY enthusiasts.
Limited top speed compared to newer models.
Lack of power for more demanding terrains.
Basic features compared to higher-end models.
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