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  1. 2004 Sportsman 400 Brakes

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Hey guys, Have a sportsman 400. 2004. want your opinion How good should the rear brake be? I know the little pedal on the right foot, just activates the right rear brake. Should it be strong enough to stop the bike? to hold it on a hill? or is it just meant to be an assist. I have never...
  2. 1998 425 magnum 4x4 rear brake line discontinued. Need to know the thread size.

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    I have a 1998 Polaris 425 magnum 4x4 and the brake system had to be redone. My issue is the rear brake line has been discontinued. My question is what is the thread diameter and size that goes into the caliper and also the 4 way split box? I need to try to find a brake line that is universal or...
  3. 2004 Polaris Predator 90 headlight, taillight, brake light, carburetor.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My son just purchased a 2004 Polaris predator 90cc. With no high-end I took apart the carb cleaned it all up and put it back together and it runs great. I have a few questions and answers to any would be greatly appreciated. 1. He really wants headlights and I got to be honest I want him to...
  4. Cracked brake reservoir... Can it be glued?

    ATV New Members
    Hello fellow Polaris ATVers. I recently picked up a '98 Xplorer 400 and had the misfortune of running my brake reservoir on my handlebars into a tree. It cracked the bottom of the plastic reservoir and the fluid began to leak out. I ordered a replacement reservoir but it won't be here until...
  5. 2002 Polaris Trailblazer choke issues

    ATV New Members
    I just bought a 2002 Trailblazer and like it as far as simpleness to ride. Main issue is 1st. the choke does nothing to it when running. I checked the cable and it is in tact and working. Is there some sort of way to adjust it. I see some people say 1/8" play? what does that mean? Currently is...
  6. 1996 xpress 300 need rear brake bulkhead bearing part number

    ATV New Members
    hello, I have been lurking around here for some time and have found a lot of answers here, much appreciated. But I have been unable to find a Polaris or aftermarket bearing part # for the gearcase output shaft/bulkhead that goes to the rear brake assembly. This is the same shaft that the front...
  7. Need parts for 2005 Sportsman 800 EFI

    ATV Parts Wanted
    I need a rear aluminum wheel, and the rear brake caliper with all hardware and both brake lines. Apparently one of the caliper bolts fell out, caliper dropped down and punched a hole through the rim and then broke off and spun around the hub.....big mess :yell: Thanks....
  8. 04 500 HO Rear Brake sticking

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Hello All, Rear brake on my 04 500 HO started sticking intermittently. Then when it lets go, I have no brake at all and the brake handle bar has no pressure. Back in the garage, the rear brake pad is to hot to touch (along with the rim). Front pads are fine, no heat at all. This recently...
  9. Brake fire…

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Long story short, all I heard was "told you so" from my wife. Needless to say bought '13 sportsman 400 on Tuesday. Saturday, buddy jumped on it while I was cooking and obviously didn't know a dang thing about riding. Came back after about ten minutes of riding and the front brakes were smokin...
  10. 02 sportsman 500 front brake caliper

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2002 sportsman 500 and the previous owner used the front brakes until there was nothing left of the pads and the piston was rubbing against the disk until its wore all the way through and fluid came out. i see that polarispartshouse.com sells the piston & seal kit but i was wondering...
  11. Missing parts?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just recently purchased an 06 sportsman 500 HO EFI. Great atv lots of power. only 36 hours and paid 3000. I thought it was a good deal. Anyways after getting it home and cleaning it I have noticed that the foot brake pedal is not connected to anything? any ideas? Also it has the front flip up...
  12. 03 sportsman 700 brake problem

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    I was bleeding the rear brake line from the hand brake and I think I tightened the bleeder too much and stripped out the threads in the caliper cause now it wont tighten. I tried sealing it up around the bleeder with JB weld and just go with front brakes (bike only gets ridden 2-3 times per...
  13. Starter engages whenever Brake is applied

    ATV General Discussion
    I brake to start my Ranger, but when I apply the brake at any time, I can hear the starter engage, and it stays engaged until the brake is released . . . What would I look for to fix this problem? It's never happened before. This Ranger gets used at least 2x a day for farm work and has been...
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