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post #21 of 78 (permalink) Old 07-05-2013, 08:23 AM
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hello im new to this forum i have lost all power to my sportsman 800twin efi, so i narrowed it down, i was prying off my relay and i touched the to prongs togeather by accident and i heard my fuel pump come, so i hold the screw driver there to touch the to prongs and everthing works fine but when i move it away goes dead can u help me ?
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Have an 06 500 sportsman turn key on fan comes on and nothing else works, will not even click through starter any ideas?

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post #23 of 78 (permalink) Old 10-03-2013, 05:56 AM
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Well I guess I might as well throw mine in here too.Mine is a 425 magnum , had been setting for quit a while and was missing parts got all of those and started it up and found it had a bad cam. I changed the cam and it started right up but was running real rich and would rev up but black smoke and then would just die. Wait a few minutes and would do the same thing . I rebuilt the carb yesterday and started up black smoke again and a big back fire . sorta don't know where to go now.
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post #24 of 78 (permalink) Old 10-31-2013, 02:29 PM
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I have 02 Sportsman 700. It doesn't have any fire on spark plug. It has brand new pulse pick up unit, stator, and ignition module/coils. What else could be the problem?
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post #25 of 78 (permalink) Old 10-31-2013, 02:42 PM
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Would you believe the problem with my quad was low water in the battery. We topped it up and it's been good since. And the shop didn't even check it and charged me for an oil change and filter that had less than 15 hours on it.
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post #26 of 78 (permalink) Old 11-15-2013, 11:08 AM
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Have a 2004 polaris sportsman 500 has spark with the pull start and no spark with the key.checked stator and grounds anyone have an idea what it could be ?
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post #27 of 78 (permalink) Old 12-07-2013, 11:40 AM
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My 2005 500 ho sportsman wouldn't crank today. Only the clicking. Started right up by jumping off but quits when the jumper cables are removed. Battery is 2 months old. Appreciate the help.
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post #28 of 78 (permalink) Old 12-07-2013, 03:35 PM
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Anyone with similar experience as this: I have a 2004 Sportsman - battery died so was changed (yes new fully charged, hooked up correctly), now I have NO POWER anywhere. No lights on display, no clicking of starter, nothing. Any suggestions besides load up & carry to dealership?
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post #29 of 78 (permalink) Old 12-08-2013, 03:38 AM
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Cowboy, that happened to mine, it was the terminals. I took fine sandpaper to them and it was good to go.
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post #30 of 78 (permalink) Old 05-09-2014, 01:31 PM
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I have a 2013 500 ho...I took the battery off last fall when I stored it for the winter. I put it back in today and turned the key....nothing!! Battery is fully charged....I'm hoping it's just dirty connection. Is there a fuse somewhere I can check?

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