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2012 sportsman 500

  1. Learning the Ropes

    ATV New Members
    Hi I'm fairly new to ATVs. We have a 2012 Sportsman 500 HO. Recently Chang the transmission fluid and the machine will not shift out of first gear. Sounds like it's not engaging. I give it gas and it only revs higher and higher but never shifts. Please Help
  2. underwater

    ATV New Members
    Hi everyone. Recently bought my first ATV, a 2012 sportsman 500 and put it under water. Got stuck with the water up to the top of the tires (bottomed the frame out). Didn't shut off from water but had to turn it off to wait to be pulled out. It sat for about 2 hours in the water. Water...
  3. 2012 Sportsman 500 HO grease points.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey, I need to grease it but I want to make sure I get all the grease points... If somebody could give me a number of how many then I could know when Ive found them all. Thankyou and please try and keep in mind i know it has a different number from the older models but all help is appreciated...
  4. How to make my SP 500 get faster?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Polaris Sportsman 500, 2012 model. It`s a perfect machine and i love everything with it, except the speed :) When i bought it, it was limited at 40km/h (registed as a tractor) How can I make the atv go faster? Is it possible to just press at the hose under the seat or something?
  5. 2012 Sportsman 500 Problems

    Polaris Sportsman
    Does the 2012 Sportsman 500 have AWD in Reverse? If it does then how do you engage in it? Also. MY Sprtsman keeps stalling. Should i turn up the idle?
  6. New from MICHIGAN and getting a new Sportsman 500 H.O.

    ATV New Members
    Hello all, New member from Michigan. My buddy and I are in the process of buying 2 new Sportsman 500 H.O.s... We were back and forth on the 400 vs. 500 thing. The dealers here in S.E. MI we pretty close to MSRP on their prices. My lieutenant from work recommended a dealership down in Ohio...