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Old March 23rd, 2013, 09:56 AM   #1
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Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Hey guys - I installed a dipstick relocation kit on my '09 RZR-s so I could easily check the oil without having to pull the seats and harness' out. I'm having a problem all of a sudden. I've broken two dipstick rubber O rings within 100 miles. I don't recall how many miles I had put on it before the first one broke..... But now within a 100 miles it has broken another one. Anyone else have an issue with this?


The only thing that I can think of that I've done differently lately is that I've accidentally fire it up with my exhaust plugs in. But I'm not sure if that would cause the dipstick O ring to rupture or not?!?! Maybe if the crankcase vent was clogged up?

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Old March 23rd, 2013, 09:59 AM   #2
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

wouldnt hurt to check the vent line
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Old March 23rd, 2013, 12:36 PM   #3
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Dip stick relocation kit seems like great idea , where did you find it ? and could you show a picture ?
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

I have one and have had no problems at all. Is it the Factory UTV kit?
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Quote: Originally Posted by scotty1111 View Post
I have one and have had no problems at all.
Same here.......

Pull the dip-stick, start the engine, and put your finger over the dip-stick hole. You shouldn't feel any pressure or "pulses" at all. If you do, your PCV Valve is stuck. Also, you didn't say if your O-rings were being cut or torn.???

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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

My rzr has a lot of "pulse" with the dipstick out. Where is this PCV you speak of?
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Scotty - I appreciate the tip! Ill check that ASAP - if it is pulsing, where is the PCV valve located? What does it do? And how hard is it to replace or repair? Can I do it without taking the bed off?
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

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My rzr has a lot of "pulse" with the dipstick out. Where is this PCV you speak of?
It's located on top of the valve-cover, and you'll have to remove the bed to get to it and clean it.

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Yeah it's at the end of the vent tube that melts on the later models.

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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Hey BarRZR - so, you'll pull the two small bolts that hold the vent line connection piece to the valve cover - what will I find under there? I keep my rzr in my trailer that's already in the desert - so I'm gearing up to make this repair in the dirt. How will I clean it? I've looked all through the manual/bible, but I can't find any reference to it at all.

I'm hoping I can get it out without pulling my bed - my bed is a son-of-a-gun to remove!
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

all i do is unbolt the entire bed, when i had an s bar, except the rear four around the muffler and lift the front end up with tarp straps, gives you enough room to so the small things like that without removing the s bar
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Thanks Darkstar - I think I might be able to actually get a little more room to work!
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

Ok - I've got a little more information now. When you remove the dipstick - it is giving a bunch of pressure coming out the hole - sprays oil out too. I checked the PCV on the valve cover - was working fine and clean - vent line was clear. I hooked a vacuum up to the PCV port, and you could feel the vacuum at the oil dipstick hole - leads me to think no obstruction. The pressure coming out of the PCV was very minimal and kinda timed on/off/on/off - the pressure coming out of the dipstick was very rapid. I'm think its a oil system issue - Possiably a stuck check valve in the oil filter? Any thoughts?
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Re: Dipstick relocation - O ring problems

this is normal the rzr 800 has allways sprayed oil out the dipstick this is why it has a lock lever...
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My understanding is the high pressure comes from the cylinders moving in unison as opposed to 180* out from each other. Mine has always been that way.


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