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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 03:44 PM Thread Starter
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Sportsman 500 wont idle

I have a sportsman 500 that wont idle. When you start the idle revs high then goes low then revs high. It goes back and forth and makes it hard to get it in gear. Any help at all would be appreciated. Im new to polaris.
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First off, welcome to the board!

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Thanks.

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what year?

carbed or EFI?
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Its an '04 Carbed.

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Hey Bro check for vacaum leaks....sounds like you may have one...aslo check the rubber grommets around the carb....Muddie49

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