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  1. Sportsman problems aggravating

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 08 sportsman 500, I have recently cleaned the fuel tank, fuel block, and carburetor. Was riding it today it ran perfect for about 30 to 45 mins. That's when trouble set in, now it will start and idle but won't take any fuel just bogs down and dies when trying to accelerate. I bypassed...
  2. 2004 500ho

    Polaris Sportsman
    2004 500ho starting issue Hi all need some advice from you guys. I bought a 2004 500 ho as kind of a winter project bike turns over but will not fire. I have spark pulled the plug and checked that. Fuel going to carb and also in to the cylinder. She turns over great but just won't fire up. Any...
  3. Problems nothing but Problems, and mud

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello All, I bought a 2008 Sportsman 500 H.O. back in 2010. I have had little issues with it since I left for college later that year. Some electrical issues with the winch, bent rim, blown tires,missing plastic retainers. The winch has been replaced since with a Harbor Freight special...
  4. Water Wheelies, and Going Deep!

    ATV Media
    Another trip up north proved to be a great time. As far as i am concerned it can just keep on raining!
  5. 2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.

    2011
    The Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. is the world’s best-selling automatic 4x4 ATV*. It’s ideal for trail riding and hunting, and is the perfect Utility ATV. For 2011: new styling, better sight lines and a raised radiator. Key features are: •498cc High Output Engine (HO) •On-Demand True All-Wheel...
  6. 2008 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.

    2008
    Specification Polaris Sportsman Engine • Starter : Electric / Pull • Compression Ratio : 10:2 • Displacement (cc) : 499 • Engine Stroke : 4-Stroke • Cylinders : 1 • Engine Type : Single-Cylinder Polaris Sportsman Transmission • Reverse : Yes • Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) : Shaft • Transmission...
  7. 2009 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.

    2009
    Specifications Polaris Sportsman Engine • Starter : Electric • Compression Ratio : 10:2 • Displacement (cc) : 498 • Engine Stroke : 4-Stroke • Cylinders : 1 • Engine Type : Single-Cylinder Polaris Sportsman Transmission • Reverse : Yes • Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) : Shaft • Transmission Type...
  8. 2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. Touring

    2010
    Specifications Engine • Engine Type: Single-Cylinder • Displacement (cc): 498 • Cylinders: 1 • Compression Ratio: 10:2 • Engine Stroke: 4-Stroke • Starter: Electric Transmission • Primary Drive (Rear Wheel): Shaft • Reverse: Yes • Transmission Type: Continuously Variable (CVT)...
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