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    GX345 - Strange Issue

    When I make a sharp left turn the engine starts to die...

    If I let up on the turn the engine revs back up.

    Any Ideas?

    Thanks

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    Wild posterior guess... Rear axle lock stuck "In"...?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HydroHarold View Post
    Wild posterior guess... Rear axle lock stuck "In"...?
    No, Checked that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillQ View Post
    When I make a sharp left turn the engine starts to die...

    If I let up on the turn the engine revs back up.

    Any Ideas?

    Thanks
    Does it make any difference if you are on a incline or flat surface? (Thinking fuel flow.....)

    Its hard to imagine that there is anything near the steering linkage which could be getting pinched or bound up which would cause this, but I guess stranger things have happened.

    It sounds like it is either somehow grounding out the ignition system or somehow hampering fuel flow, but I can't envision what would be close enough to anything in the steering arm or column which would cause this......

    Any chance something loose is coming in contact with the battery terminals somehow? Or the plug wire(s)?

    Looking forward to the solution on this one......
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    Hiya,

    Seat safety switch properly functioning and adjusted correctly?

    Tom
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    Quote Originally Posted by SulleyBear View Post
    Does it make any difference if you are on a incline or flat surface? (Thinking fuel flow.....)

    Its hard to imagine that there is anything near the steering linkage which could be getting pinched or bound up which would cause this, but I guess stranger things have happened.

    It sounds like it is either somehow grounding out the ignition system or somehow hampering fuel flow, but I can't envision what would be close enough to anything in the steering arm or column which would cause this......

    Any chance something loose is coming in contact with the battery terminals somehow? Or the plug wire(s)?

    Looking forward to the solution on this one......
    I have had it happen on both level or sloped ground. Will check the battery tonight. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomd999 View Post
    Hiya,

    Seat safety switch properly functioning and adjusted correctly?

    Tom
    Seat switch is working fine. Made sure I was not leaning to one side or the other when the wheels were turned. Thanks!

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    Just for a clarification: Is there any noticible effect turning the wheel to the left when standing still or moving very slowly? At what speed does the effect begin... or diminish?

    Looking at my GX335 today this one is a puzzle!
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    Just did some testing. Drove in circles on my driveway. Neighbors must think I am drinking too much. The driveway has a slight slope. When I was going uphill or down the engine would start to sputter. If I straightened out the engine would run smoothly. Now I need to drink more. Don't want to look like a drunken fool for nothing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillQ View Post
    Just did some testing. Drove in circles on my driveway. Neighbors must think I drinking too much. The driveway has a slight slope. When I was going uphill or down the engine would start to sputter. If I straightened out the engine would run smoothly. Now I need to drink more. Don't want to look like a drunken fool for nothing.
    Did it matter the direction of the circle you drove, or was it consistent?
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