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  1. Battery light flashing, winch solenoid clicking?

    Polaris Sportsman
    I picked up an 08 sportsman 500 ho with a winch and plow setup this fall. I used the winch a few times and I noticed ever so often the solenoid/control under the right front fender would click and not release the winch cable. I took it all apart, cleaned and sprayed everything with WD-40 to keep...
  2. 2005 polaris sportsman ho 500 fast clicking sound when in gear and driving

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought this a week ago from a Polaris Dealer. It has 2800 miles on it, and seemed to be working fine. I was driving it when all of a sudden it started making clicking noises. It only does it when it's in a gear. High, Low, Reverse. I put it in neutral and pushed it to see if it made...
  3. 2011 sportsman 800 efi clicking/jumping

    Polaris Sportsman
    i have a 2011 sportsman 800 efi. i've had it for a couple of months now. i went riding this weekend and didnt realize how deep a stream was until it was too late and the water was almost up to the seat in the back. but the front was still up out of the water a lil. it turned off, after i got it...
  4. Valve Cover Reed Clicking

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought a 2003 Sportsman 700 and there is a loud clicking from the top end. Originally I thought it was the lifters, so i took the valve cover off and ran the engine. When the valve cover was off, the clicking was gone. My next thought was that the valves were hitting the top of the cover...
  5. 05' 800 Sportsman--Rear CV Question

    Polaris Sportsman
    Ok, I have read many of the threads about CV problems, specifically clicking noise. I have the same problem, and I hear it when I am going slow (starting to move), in reverse or forward, and it only happens when turning to the right. THe noise appears to be from the right rear. My questions...
  6. Bandaid or fix?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello! I am new here and somewhat new to the atv world. Here is my question... I have a 2009 sportsman 500. Last week I went riding all day at an atv park. Hit some mud, rocks and open trails. No problems! Trailered it home and left on the trailer all night. When taking it off the...
  7. Starter rebuild instructions

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Can anyone point me in the direction of some instructions on how to rebuild a starter for my '07 Sportsman 800? I see that the kits are pretty inexpensive (relative to a new one anyway) and I'd like to give it a shot. I'm guessing that the rebuild kits don't come with instructions...or am I...
  8. first post of many, PLEASE HELP!!!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    First off I'd like to thank anyone in advance for your help and ideas. I just purchased a used 2001 Trail Boss 325. I drove it in the desert behind my house a dozen times so far, no longer than 5-15 minutes each time. The other day I rode it out of the garage and it was bogging really bad. I...