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  1. ATP 500 Rear Differential Disassembly

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello all! I have a 2005 Polaris ATP 500 H.O. with the Dyna-Trac solid axle rear differential. I have two issues currently, The fluid drain plug is stripped and leaking and i have a slight leak where the axle tube meets the rear gear housing. My question is, how difficult is it to remove the...
  2. Scrambler 1k Rear Diff Backlash

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I had to order a new pinion and replace all the bearings in my 2014 Scrambler 1k rear differential. I also ordered a new shim which came in a package of about 10 -12 of them with different thickness. How do you adjust backlash on these considering you have to seal the case? I put the factory...
  3. Plow Mount for Sportsman 500 w/ Demand Drive?

    ATV New Members
    New to the Forums, and any help would be greatly appreciated. I recently "inherited" a nice 2005 Sportsman 500 HO with Demand Drive 4x4. I live in the Mountains of Colorado and would like to install a plow, but I'm getting buggered trying to find a plow mount system that is listed as working...
  4. 04 sportsman front diff locking while switch is off

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My 2004 sportsman 600 twin is locking the front diff while the back tires are spinning while 4x4 switch is off, i would like to fix before I grenade the front diff. Any help or advice would be appreciated. (this is my first thread and day 2 of site, so far im lovin' it)
  5. Any ideas where to locate a front diff?

    ATV General Discussion
    Hi, I'm looking for a front diff for my 2004 sportsman 400. I've sent emails to people on here with them, but no response. Any help would be muchly appriciated. Thx Jody
  6. Diffential

    ATV Parts Wanted
    I need a front differential for a 2007 Sportsman 500 X2. part # 1332478, 1332956
  7. Upgrades for my scrammy

    Polaris Scrambler XP
    Hello All! New to this forum thing and also new to the polaris family! Just bought me a scrambler 850. I was wondering if there is any issues i needed to worry about? Also i plan on adding triangular snorkels, highlifter rad kit, 3000 lb warn winch, k&n filter, 12" lightbar, 3" lift, 29.5" ol2...
  8. Wanted: ADC Front diff/gearbox

    ATV Parts Wanted
    Hi. I'm looking for the front gearbox/diff for my 2008 Sportsman 500 HO. PM me if you have any questions. Thanks
  9. Do I really need to remove my winch?

    ATV General Discussion
    It looks like I need to remove my winch on my 2014 sportsman 400 to change the front diff fluid. Is that the case? Also I changed my oil and trans fluid and the trans fluid I put in looked a lot thicker then what I drained. I went by the part number in the manual for the fluid, off page 129. I...
  10. 2006 Hawkeye front diff.

    Polaris Sportsman
    guys I got a 2006 Hawkeye 300 4x4 that the front diff housing is cracked and leaking....can i use any other parts for this off other machines. Or do you know where i can find a used one on the cheap. I am new to this and just bought the machine to find it dry and cracked...only has 120 hours...
  11. Modification to lock the differential?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi, Is it possible to somehow modify my Sportsman 500 1998 to be able to lock the front differential? I understand well how the AWD works on the Sportsman and that they only get engage when the rear wheels are spinning (and when the AWD button is pressed, of course!). But then, only one wheel...
  12. Weird front diff issue 2013 Sportsman 500.... long read

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, new member but not new to the forums! I got a 2013 Sportsman 500, bought it new in August. Anyways my front diff on occasions locks solid (hard, heavy steering) and wont unlock even with the switch is put back in 2x2. Stop, start and stopping again on flat level ground again doesn't...
  13. 06 Phoenix 200 grinding when driving hard

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I've been hearing a grinding noise (sounds like when you try to put a car in gear without pressing the clutch down properly) when I'm being stupid with the bike. When I'm doing a doughnut/donut and giving it full throttle it'll make the noise, or if i'm giving it a lot of gas going over/out...
  14. 2003 Ranger 500 Not moving

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Our Ranger moves only when we have the differential locked and AWD on. Not sure what can be wrong, any suggestions?
  15. 05 Sportsman 700 4x4 not working. Troubleshooting

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey everyone, the 4x4 went out on my ATV. Starting from the begining, 1st when I flip the handlebar switch into AWD no indicator light appears on the speedo. Park , Reverse, Neutral, high, low all work and are indicated as suppose to. Reverse Override works as well and is indicated. 2nd...
  16. differential interchange

    Polaris Sportsman
    Trying ti find out if a front differential out of a 2001 sportsman 500 ho will fit/work in a 2005 sportsman 500 ho. Thanks cooper
  17. Can you use a 2004 700 sportsman differential on a 2005 800 sportsman?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi, I was wondering if you could swap diffs. I going to buy a 2005 Polaris 800 sportsman. But the diff is weak. And saw a guy parting out his 04 700. Could this work?
  18. front diff removal woes

    Polaris Sportsman
    2005 polaris sportsman 800 ok, so here's the breakdown of what went down and where im at the night before the last ride my buddy and i are packing everything up and he asks me if i ever checked my diff fluids, i said no. he said, you should, so i did, and whaddaya know, my front diff was full...
  19. Front wheel problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    93 4x4 350L... when i have all 4 wheels jacked up off the ground, the back two spin the same speed, but the front tires dont spin while applying throttle, then when they do finally engage, the two front spin at different speeds than one another, and one free spins longer than the other. any...
  20. 2010 850XP Diff Problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey all! I have a 2010 Sportsman 850XP non EPS. I have had a reoccurring shuddering from the front end on takeoff and then smooths out after I build up some speed. After pulling the front prop shaft the shudder is still there. By grabbing the input/ spline shaft off of the front differential, I...