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  1. Camshaft half moon guides?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2005 Polaris Predator 500 and I'm assembling the top-end and just noticed that I'm missing one of the guides that goes on top of the bearing on the camshaft that sits between the camshaft bearing and a camshaft cover. Does anyone know what this part is called or if it can be purchased...
  2. Sportsman 500 efi PDM ECU Testing

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    G'day All, Have picked up a sportsman 500, believe it to be the 2007 deluxe efi model. Having trouble getting power to the fuel pump and injector and was wondering if there is any way to test the ECU and PDM before buying new. Ideally want to hear the motor running to know if its worth...
  3. Starter wont turn over..sounds fast

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have an 04 sportsman 500 that I've replaced the battery, starter solenoid, pick-up coil rectifier, and ignition coil. I just replaced the ignition coil hooked the battery up and it still wont turn over, however it sound like the starter is working faster than normal trying to turn over...any...
  4. 06 polaris predator 500 high idle after throttle press

    ATV General Discussion
    Need some help, when i start my atv i press the throttle and it revs high for like 5 - 10 seconds after letting off the throttle, also even after its warmed up it will die on me randomly, i tried adjusting the idle screw but that didnt help.
  5. Timing Chain Broke!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Timing Chain Broke! On my 1999 Sportsman 500 the exhaust lobe on the cam was worn down completely. I replaced the cam and rockers. Set timing. Set valve clearance to .006 at TDC. Fired it up and it ran beautifully for 20 seconds. I gave it throttle and once I got to half throttle... "Snap!"...
  6. predator power problems

    Polaris Predator
    I picked up a 2003 predator about a week ago, it was a little rugged but seemed to run alright. So i take it for a test ride, i'm not beating it or anything, it seems good so i take it. later when i get home i ride it again and i notice when i try to ride it hard it doesn't have much power...
  7. 2000 Sportsman 500 has motor knock, anyone know the sound? **video attached**

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a sportsman 500 that I have a few questions about, it has 471 hours but Im unsure of the miles because the speedo does not work. The AWD does work though? what would cause the speedo not to work? also, the front right hub randomly locks into assisting in drive, even with the AWD is off...
  8. 2012 Sportsman Transmission Low Pops Out

    Polaris Sportsman
    Please help, I have a 2012 Sportsman 500 HO Touring, a few months ago it started making a loud turbo sound out of the snorkels in low gear. Recently it started popping out of gear, it goes into gear smoothly but under a little bit of throttle it disengages. The output gear 91T was loose...
  9. another 4 wheel drive question

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    ok i've been dealing with this since i've bought the quad, but recently it has been getting worse, it's a 2000 scrambler 500 H.O. 4x4 99% of the time when I first start the quad and turn the AWD on it works perfectly both front wheels lock in and spin. However sometimes when shifting from...
  10. 2005 Sportsman 500 HO Sputtering at 3500 rpm?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2005 Sportsman 500 HO that has begun sputtering at around 3500 rpm only. It sputters like a rev limiter at 3500 Accelerating or decellerating. I have a spare parts bike and have swapped both modules rebuilt the carb, changed the plug and run 10 gallons of fresh gas through it. Any ideas...
  11. OEM Starter vs. eBay; Huge Price Difference...WHY?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2008 Sportsman 500 EFI Touring. Last weekend I go out to start it and all I get is click click click. Battery is putting out nearly 14 volts. Voltage regulator is newish, and I think working fine. I have determined it is the starter. I will pull it to bench test, but even banging...
  12. 2012 Sportsman 500 ho idle issue

    Polaris Sportsman
    hey everyone...... im brand new to this forum, and first time trying a forum for help.. so i have a '12 sportsman 500 that i bought brand new in 2013. it only has 195 miles on it due to many time consuming job related issues that keep me away from home. well i just had the wheeler in storage for...
  13. Handyman Special

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    HI All, As mentioned in the new member post I bought a used 2006 sportsman 500 EFI. Bought it knowing of issues it had but the price was right so I figured why not. Last time I worked on a machine was a 98 xplorer 2 stroke. so I have a few questions, my thoughts and followup. Anything you can...
  14. 06 outlaw 500 jetting problems

    Polaris Outlaw
    Hey everyone I'm a new member to this site. I've been using these forums for a while now and I've been trying to figure out why I can't get my outlaw to run nicely since I put a pipe and intake and jets in. I ordered the HMF borich slip on with a foam umi clamp on filter and HMF jet kit and...
  15. 96 sportsman 500 won't start or run in neutral

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 96 sportsman 500 that was running fine yesterday till I hit a mud hole and it died. I got it cleaned up and running now but it will only start if it's in gear and dies if I shift to neutral. Any ideas?
  16. 2000 Polaris 500 trouble starting after I shut it off

    Polaris Sportsman
    The first time I start my 2000 sportsman 500 during the day it cranks right over and runs like a champ. If I shut it off and go to crank it back up it just keeps turning over but won't start. It just started doing this yesterday and I have already rebuilt the carb, fuel lines, fuel filter, new...
  17. 06 Sportsman 500 H.O Sputter

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, I my fourhweeler just started spitting/sputtering/and back firing out of nowhere. When I first crank it sometimes it does not want to crank but when it does it runs fine for about 15 minutes then starts acting up, it acts like its not getting fuel. When i turn it off and then crank it...
  18. 2012 Polaris Sportsman H.O

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello Everyone, New here.. Got a quick question to those out there who know more, about these type of quads. I got a 2012 polaris sportsman h.o.. just reached my 1000km on my speedometer yesterday. Anyway's.. I went out mudding, Tryed to cross a small creek. I got stuck in about a foot of mud, I...
  19. 1996 Sportsman 500 Exhaust

    Polaris Sportsman
    Was looking to put on a new exhaust on my sportsman, and was looking for some suggestions. Should i get a full exhaust or just a slip on? and some suggestions on what to get also, stock exhaust just doesn't do it for me anymore. Thanks, Travis
  20. problem with awd on 02 sportsman 500

    ATV General Discussion
    On my 02 sportsman the awd wouldn't work. Nothing on my pod did, so I reground the factory grounds and everything worked great.... for a few days. It started grounding the motor out and won't run with it grounded. Any suggestions on how to get my pod and awd working again?