450 ES Speedometer Fix - Page 2 - Honda Foreman Forums : Rubicon, Rincon, Rancher and Recon Forum
 6Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-30-2019, 08:06 PM
Honda Rider
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 2
Sent you a PM AKATV. Thanks
Shannon Clark is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-09-2019, 07:52 PM
Honda Rider
 
whiskerfisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 7
Just want to give a big shout out to AKATV!
My speedometer display had gone haywire. The hours and miles we're showing 50,000+ miles and 35,000+ hours and my gear position indicator had disappeared. This was caused from the ATV sitting for years with a dead battery.
I got in touch with Ron (AKATV) and we discussed what was going on with my speedometer display.
He was positive that he could fix my problem.
Shipped my speedometer to him and he was able to reprogram it with a more realistic amount of hours/miles and he was able to get the gear position indicator back. He even texted my a short video showing it being fixed and working properly.
Had it back on the 450 in about a week and all is working as should now.
So if you are having issues with you display, contact AKATV and he we fix you up saving you lots of $$$ from having to buy a new display.
Thanks again Ron!!!
jeepwm69 likes this.
whiskerfisher is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-10-2019, 12:14 PM
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
jeepwm69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 6,129
Garage
Very cool of you to do that @AKATV.

2005 Foreman Rubicon Camo
Perfex, 27" Mudbugs
Heated grips and Thumb , HID's
5K Viper Max winch

2009 Foreman 500FM Green
Perfex with HL springs
27" Execs on Rubicon rims
Heated Grips and Thumb, HID's
4K Viper Max winch

2006 Foreman 500FM Green
28" Mugbugs, stretched, Perfex, HLsprings
3K Superwinch winch

2009 475 Rancher AT Tan
26" Mudbugs on Rincon rims
Warn winch. Foreman pod light with HID, SRA gear reduction
jeepwm69 is offline  
 
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-19-2019, 11:03 PM
Honda Rider
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 2
Speedometer Fix Works Well!

I came across this thread a few months ago (May 2019) and had a 450ES speedometer that had reverted to Km/h and filled out the hours and miles with all nines. I use my machine for to pull a small sprayer and knowing my speed was important--without converting to metric. Wrote to AKATV and he called me about how he fixes them. Took the board out (easy job), packed it up in a USPS padded envelope and sent to AKATV--I think it cost like $4.50 to mail it w/tracking. AKATV texted me as soon as he received it and must have went right to work on it. Then I got a video of it hooked up and working as is it should from him, then a picture of the return label and USPS tracking number. Arrived in great shape and works great.
A replacement was well north of $400.00 new and I likely would have had the same problem. When talking with AKATV he gave me some tips on what might cause the speedo to do what it did and sure enough he was right. Also offered some valuable tips for my machine which I really appreciated.
If you are thinking about saving yourself the cost of a new unit send him a PM here and you'll not only save money and have a working unit but you'll talk to a guy that knows his stuff and is very friendly and fun to talk with. I couldn't be happier. If you want to talk to me about my experience more in detail, send me a PM and I'll send you my number and we can talk.

Thanks to AKATV for helping me out---I really appreciated it.
Wilbur likes this.
Shannon Clark is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-05-2019, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
Honda Rider
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 14
Thanks for the kind words and I am glad that I could help to get you all back up and running properly
AKATV is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Foreman Forums : Rubicon, Rincon, Rancher and Recon Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
450 ES Speedometer Fix AKATV Foreman 450 0 06-19-2018 04:58 PM
99 450 es speedometer not working and shifting issues Deer tracker 1980 Foreman 450 5 11-25-2015 11:40 AM
2004 Honda Foreman 450 ES Speedometer Runs through some kind of test??? JoeDirt Foreman 450 6 08-03-2011 06:23 PM
ES blinking twice... how to fix this code? 08pro4x Foreman 500 0 08-07-2010 01:43 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome