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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2019, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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1996 Sportsman 500 Need Help

So i got a 96 sportsman 500 i'm working on for a guy he just bought it at a yard sale. Well i got it running today and it feels as if its stuck in the awd mode. Turns hard and has that pushing feel going into the corners. Does this has 1 or 2 electric motors for the awd?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2019, 08:18 AM
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It has 2 electro magnets for the AWD - no electric motors other than the cooling fan and starter motor

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Get all 4s jacked up in the air for testing. Flush the hubs a few times to see if that'll get it to start working right. If not, they'll have to come apart to see what's going on.
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So each front hub holds fluid?
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So each front hub holds fluid?
Well, I don't know if YOURS hold fluid, but they are SUPPOSED to have Demand Drive fluid in them.
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