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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys, This is probably going to sound dumb - but has anyone had difficulty replacing their battery? I’m in the process of replacing mine - because of course the one from the factory was crap. I have the new one in, positive terminal connected - but when I try to screw in the negative one...
  2. ATV New Members
    I have a 1998 sportsman 500 I got from my aunt and uncles that are 80 years old . They bought it new and and used it around the farm some so over al it’s in good shape when I got it the starter wouldn’t catch every time you hit the button and would slowly turn over. So I figured it was the...
  3. Polaris ATV How-Tos
    I've posted info in the past about my concerns with the 570 Sportsman and battery being mounted low and too close to the exhaust. The battery has finally been moved up to the front storage compartment for 2021, but with the older ones, one cannot see the fluid level unless the battery is...
  4. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey everyone, Thanks for your help and suggestions in advance. I'm having problems with my rig. When I connect a voltage meter to the battery it reads 14.5 but when I start it, the engine doesnt turn over but the starter clicks. The display reads LO 10.6. I put the meter to the battery and it...
  5. Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, any help would be great....a little background. My neighbor lady, told me to come over to her barn she had something for me. Turns out it was her and her husbands (he passed about 2 years ago) atv. Now I have only ever owned a honda atv so I am a Polaris newbie. its a 2004 (built in...
  6. Polaris ACE
    2017 ACE 570. After riding a few hours, it would not start. Removed battery and jumpered it with other atv and it still only clicks from solenoid relay, dash display normal at 13.5 volts. So removed and brushed all terminals and lugs relay and frame ground and di-electric grease on all...
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    The battery for my 2004 polaris sportsman 500 HO was recently put in backwards and began smoking when the key was turned. I have switched the battery and put wiring back to make sure it is correct. I then turned the key and found that I still have power to the machine and it does crank. The...
  8. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    G'day ladies and gentlemen, If you were to hear that a 2003 Polaris Sportsman 700 was killing brand new batteries... What steps would you take to figure out the problem. I have researched enough to come to the conclusion that it may be a Voltage Regulator, but I want to be sure by running it...
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Starting off this atv has not been ran for about a year. Went to try and electric start and just had the sound of a week battery, tried charging...battery would not take a charge. tried jumping....would not jump. So decided to replace battery. Bought a new battery and put it in the same way I...
  10. Polaris Sportsman 570
    Ok, take it easy on me, I'm an Automotive Tech with zero Quad/Bike experience until I bought a new 14 570. I use a maintainer on and off, NOT Continually. Every time I put the charger on, it flashed full. I have not been on the quad much this summer. One ride in the spring and ran it a cpl times...
  11. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Good after-morning folks! I am certain that others have experienced this before, however it is certainly a first for me. I am cruising a 2003 Polaris Sportsman 700 V-Twin 4x4. I purchased a new battery for my quad as it wouldn't hold a charge, (got it tested and it had dead cells). Shortly...
  12. ATV New Members
    Hello! I am new boy in town. I am from Latvia, Europe. I own 2004 Polaris Sportsman 700. Last month i worked in forest and an accident happened. I felled tree on my quad. It is damaged pretty badly. I have already bought new lamp, front plastics, full wiring harness and other parts. I have...
  13. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My last ride the battery light came on as well as the needle started flashing when headlights were on and the fan was on. I went ahead and replaced the battery with a NAPA Legend AGM battery, and now I just want to make sure all is good. Next month my son and I are going to trail fest and I...
  14. ATV Visual & Body Modifications
    Hi, I am looking for some advise on batteries. I have a 2015 sportsman 570 w/ESP. Ive had the machine for a few months now and love it. I installed a marine grade stereo with handlebar controller, as well as some additional lights. Two PIAA 55w headlamps on the front bumper and one Generic 50w...
  15. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I am new to the forum. Lots of experts on this forum! I have had my 2003 Predator 500 for about 5 years w/o any problems besides the regular maintenance. Last year I had a cheap Batteries Plus brand battery that left me stranded twice on the trail. I replaced it with a YUASA YTX9-BS...
  16. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I am new to the forum and I know this topic has been discussed to death as I have been researching it for the last few weeks. Just hoping to get some direct help as I have reached a kind of grey area in my repairs. The last ride this bike was on was about a year ago when the battery stopped...
  17. Polaris Trail Boss
    So I bought a 93 Trail Boss 350L 4x4 the other day. Always wanted some sort of ATV, and a deal came around. He was selling a 7x10 flatbed trailer and we mentioned the ATV in passing. We got both for $700. Here's the story of the ATV: the guy we bought it from picked it up from someone that...
  18. Polaris Sportsman 570
    Hey all, new to the forum, longtime Polaris owner. I've read through a bunch of the threads on lighting but I have a few specific questions. I just bought, over the weekend, a 2015 Sportsman 570 EPS, and so far so good! I am having a hard time finding some of the accessories for it as it is...
  19. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So my 2005 Sportsman 400 ate it's second stator so far in the time that I have owned it. Battery light started blinking on me and slowly got worse and worse until it would blink at idle. Checked the three charging legs with a multi-meter and all 3 had continuity to ground. Anyone know if these...
  20. Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, I am a new member and just happened to find this website today!! The problem I am having with my ATV is this - When I turn the key nothing lights up, the battery is fully charged. The battery has some history of needing a good charge from time to time, but I only ride it about one...
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