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  1. Sportsman 90 won't idle when cold

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi, I have a sportsman 90. When starting cold with choke it is starts and dies unless I give it a little throttle. When started it will die at idle without a little throttle. After I run for 5 to 10 minutes it starts fine and idles will. I inspected the carb recently and cleaned all holes with...
  2. Sportsman 450 carburator question

    Polaris Sportsman
    I just purchased a 07 sportsman 450 that is having carburetor issues. When I started going through the carb I found that the previous owner had glued a hardware bolt into a hole located on the right side as you can see in the image. I got the bolt out and it looks like it should be just a...
  3. 2000 xplorer caruerator body hole plug

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2000 xplorer 250, when I pulled off air box from carb I noticed one of the plug bb's laying in carb, question is which hole does it plug, can I use something else to plug hole and its purpose? thanks
  4. 1993 Trail Boss 250 Carb Help

    Polaris Trail Boss
    So the original Carb was lost when I bought the quad, so I went to my local store (JMC) and they advised me that the Mikuni Round Slide VM Series Carburetor 30mm Bore VM30-83, was the direct replacement for that machine..... I bought 2. (I have two of these second one still needs work) Well the...
  5. Who makes the best aftermarket carb

    ATV New Members
    Looking for a replacement carb for my 2012 sportsman 500 ho any suggestions
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 2003 Magnum 330 4x4 Carb Adjust

    Polaris ATV How-Tos
    Newbie here with a question. My 330 would not start, starter fluid/charger jump had it run for 20 sec. Took it apart carefully, took off carb bowl, cleaned out float needle, gas inlet, etc. Blew out with air. Put mostly back together (left plastic panel, seat). It keep running on new reg gas (no...
  9. What's your thoughts on this

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I've been working on getting my 2004 atp 500 running right. I'm almost there but still have a problem with the thing running lean. It starts easily (when choked) but misses and backfires when revved up. Hard to get it to idle when warmed up with no choke. I've gone over it several times and...
  10. 2003 Polaris Magnum 330 4x4 - CARB HELP PLEASE!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Warning - This is long, but I would really appreciate the help!! Hey guys, new to the Polaris atvs. My dad just bought a 03 magnum 330. Nice machine. Got it home and started doing some general maintenance that I like to do as soon as we get something new to us. Pulled the carb and cleaned it...
  11. Outlaw 450 carb questions

    Polaris Outlaw
    What's up guys. I'm new to the Polaris world but even more so to the world of carburetors. I have great difficulty cranking my Outlaw when it's cold and when it's hot it won't idle right. I've tried adjusting the air mixture screw but can't seem to dial it in so I'm going to clean the carb...
  12. 96 Scrambler 400 bog

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey Guys, I just picked up a 96 Scrambler 400 for my girlfriend to take down to little sahara with us in a few months. I got a pretty good deal on it because it needed a little love. I have everything back together on it but it still seems to have a slight bog just off idle and at mid...
  13. Polaris 325 Magnum

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2000 325 magnum that accelerates fine, does not struggle under load or hills but looses power when at full throttle. I have the exact same atv that when the two are side by side they will stay together for awhile and then the one just seems like it has a speed limiter on it or something...
  14. 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...
  15. 03 600 Carb Bracket Hardware

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello Guys, While taking the carb of my machine and cleaning it I have seem to misplaced the bolts and rubber coated nuts that attach the carb bracket to the frame. I have searched the polaris parts views and partszilla and I can find no reference to the bracket or the hardware to attach the...
  16. Fuel problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 95 Polaris magnum 425. It sat up for a long time and a couple days ago I got it running. I was riding it with the gas wide open and it back fired and just died on me. Gas is getting to the carb but it seems like its not getting out of it. It is getting spark and I just tore the carb...
  17. Fuel problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 95 Polaris magnum 425. It sat up for a long time and a couple days ago I got it running. I was riding it with the gas wide open and it back fired and just died on me. Gas is getting to the carb but it seems like its not getting out of it. It is getting spark and I just tore the carb...
  18. Odd Carb Problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I rebuilt the carb on my 2004 ATP. I replaced the float, needle valve and O-ring. Now I have an odd problem. It starts easily, when cold or hot. When starting cold, it will idle at about 1600 rpm for about a minute and then it starts to rev up! It will continue to rev to about 5000 rpm. I...
  19. 04/05 Predator 500 Fuel/Carb Issue

    Polaris Predator
    Hey everybody, So for starters I might as well say what I have done to the quad thus far. Some 560cc kit (We have rebuilt the entire engine when I got it. We did a conversion (not much of a conversion) from a ‘04 bottom end to a ‘05 bottom. Found out that the quad was bored out I believe it...
  20. 1995 Magnum 2x4 part location.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My first post to this forum. Hello everyone. I just bought a 1995 Magnum 425 that already had carb removed and needed a starter solenoid. I did find a manual on this site that was very helpful. However, does anyone have any pictures of where the Carb reinstalls and the parts around it. I am a...