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Old 06-13-2012, 07:33 PM
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Water Pump Seal Replacement

Hey guys, need to replace my water pump seal on my 2008 Sportsman 800 H.O and was wondering if anyone knows how hard it is to replace and has any step by step instructions on how to do it properly with no issues?
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Old 06-13-2012, 07:38 PM
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Ideally there is a special tool you should have to pull the old mechanical seal out. It can be done without it but you really need to be careful not to damage the case or shaft. I would recommend taking it to an experienced mechanic or else purchasing the tool and a service manual!

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Old 06-13-2012, 09:08 PM
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Try reading this it may help.

Water Pump Seal and Oil Seal Replacement on 2006 Sportsman 700 - Pics Inside

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2006 Sportsman 500 X2 EFI: Superwinch Terra 25 w/Synthetic Rope, Kolpin 4 gal Gas Pack, 3" Passenger Foot Risers, 3-Headlight Mod, K&N Filter

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Old 06-14-2012, 02:57 AM
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Yeah, AKStew's post is a recommended reading. Even if you don't mock up his tool, it will still give you a great frame of reference for when you start tearing into yours. I am stilll looking at doing this on both of my machines some day.
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Old 06-14-2012, 03:49 AM
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I just had mine done at polaris for $290 that's including mechanical seal, oil seal, water pump gasket and labour. I tried to find the tool for cheap but it was more than the repair $300+. I didn't want to risk ruining the shaft or anything. Happy searching.
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