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Old 01-26-2011, 05:50 PM
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1998 sportsman 500 strange starting problem

everything worked great but starter would not catch and turn machine over. Went online bought a starter. pulled side cover off and removed Bendix and saw it was bad also. put it all back together.

I then started right up and took for it for a test ride, i began to here a sound like the Bendix was not retracting as it sounded like the teeth hitting the flywheel.

But before i got back it had to the shed it had quit. I clean up and never though about it after that.

I then went back out to ride it and it would not just start right up like ussall and all of a sudden it backfired. this was as i was just cranking it to start.

I then just touch the starter button and it barley turn over and it started right up and ran fine.

Well i pulled the side cover off on the right side where the Bendix is and saw tiny bits of metal shavings particles to small to tell what it was. I look around and it did not appear anything was missing.

I cleaned it out with contact cleaner but did not take off the flywheel and make sure the magnets were clean. nothing got better

right now trying to start it cold or hot. if i just touch the starter and it hits right it starts right up idle great runs great. no choke even when its cold.

But if i crank it over like normal it will back fire and back fire. and then go back to just touch or hit the starter it starts right up and runs fine


I need some help on this one.

thanks jeff
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Old 01-26-2011, 06:39 PM
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sounds like the bendix is getting stuck on the wheel? could be a bad bushing.
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