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  1. 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700 Twin Sputters up to start but won’t stay running???

    ATV New Members
    Okay... so my sportsman ran great a year ago before parked.... carb was already bad, ordered a new one, and no more backfires... but I can’t get it to start and idle or run. When I turn the key it will turn over just fine and then I get a lot of sputtering... the lower the float level, the more...
  2. 1998 Polaris sportsman 500 carb?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi there looking for some opinions here. I have a 98 sportsman 500 I think I'm having carb issues. I rebuilt top end 3 months ago and ran good through break in it smelt like it was on the rich side. I just recently put new jets and new needle and seat in because after it warms up the low end...
  3. 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...
  4. help me please

    Polaris Sportsman
    i have a 2001 polaris 500 sportsman and i keep finding my air filter box full of gas. I have bought numerous air filters and keep thinking i have solved the problem, but the next day i go out to find my air filter box is full again. What would cause this???
  5. No Idle - 05 Sportsman 400

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    For a while now my 400 has not been able to stay idling when its cold out (well I'm not sure if cold has anything to do with it but it started when it got cold) I read about the common carb issues on them and it might be a clogged choke circuit in the carb but i cleaned it all and sprayed carb...
  6. 2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO- backfiring and sputtering

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello everybody. I have a 2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO that is having some issues, I have tried all the basic stuff and nothing has worked, so here I am asking for you help. The machine has less than 400 miles on the odometer and 53 hours on the clock. I don't ride it every day, but try to at...
  7. 2004 Sportsman 500 running hot

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I went to the dunes with some buddies last fall. After riding for about an hour, my carb had problems. It would idle, but that's all. Any load on the engine and it would bog out. I limped it back to the trailer using the choke. I tore the carb apart and cleaned it. After putting it back...
  8. Need help with carb issue

    Polaris Trail Boss
    :motz:I think i have a 92 polaris trail boss 350 liquid cooled 2x4 and its running way rich after i had the carb rebuilt i watched the guy rebuild it and there were no parts left over the bike sat for acouple year not really rode it starts and idles ok but when u give it gas it spudders till it...
  9. 2004 sportsman bogs down

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2004 sportsman 400 that bogs down when I go up hills. I have taken it to the dealer ship before and They did fix it. That was a year and a half ago. It is starting to do it again so whatever they did didn't really fix it and I don't want to take it back to them because I feel they...
  10. 2005 Polaris MV7 with 80 hours

    ATVs For Sale
    Looking to sell my MV7! Only things I've done to it has been replace the starter solenoid, battery, and painted some plastics black... Still runs like a champ. Its got a lil under 80 hours and 425 miles. I'm located in South MS on the Gulf Coast. If serious email me at pathfinder312 @ yahoo...
  11. 2005 Sportsman 500 HO won't accelerate

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My 2005 Sportsman 500 will start and idle fine. But then when the throttle is applied, and held, it immediately chokes and dies. If I just tap the throttle, it revs then returns to idle. Only when I hold the throttle, even just barely, it dies. I used some gas line antifreeze, but it didn't...
  12. problem of the day: dies with throttle

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    i recently bought a 93 polaris 350L 4x4, my 1st atv, which has been one issue after another. airbox had been removed & new automatic oiler installed. one of the first problems was it bogging down at full throttle. cleaned the carb & gas tank THOROUGHLY & replaced fuel filter. no longer had this...
  13. Moving to Anchorage, Alaska

    ATV New Members
    Hey all, in the market for a couple of Polaris ATVs. Looking to save a few bucks and stick to the basics, Polaris 400 4x4 and Trail Boss 330 for kids. Any known issues with carburated vs fuel injected engines in Alaska?
  14. throttle frozen on carb.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2001 scrambler that was sitting in garage for a couple years. Went to use it, the throttle was frozen. Worked great last time i ran it. I thought it might be the throttle cable,but cable was free when i took it off. That when i noticed that piece that the cable connects to inside carb...
  15. 2010 Sportsman 500 HO sucking fuel

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I took my Sportsman in for its first scheduled maintainance and it now seems to be really burning through gas at an unbelievable rate. I had no issues before the service with my fuel consumption comparable to my friend's Arctic Cat 550 but now it seems like I'm using fuel at twice the rate. I...
  16. Need help on Carberator issue

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Are there any places out there that are reputable that will rebuild a carb off of Polaris Hawkeye? I talked to two dealers in the KC area and neither can give me a price on a rebuild. They both quote hourly wages of greater than $60 plus any addtioanl parts that "may be needed". When I asked if...