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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I bought a used Sportsman 400 today, not running, year unknown. The seller said he got it in a trade for firewood and was never able to get it to run. Other than the plastic being faded, its actually in really good shape. Here is where I am at with it, I was hoping someone could help me...
  2. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I've been chasing electrical problems on my 2018, 450 Sportsman almost since day one. The flickering instrument panel. Fuel injector cutting in and out. Just one after another. Well 4or so weeks ago I got blessed by the smell of sulfur coming out of the battery. I released the throttle so the...
  3. Polaris Sportsman
    I am having a strange issue where everything seems to work except my lights and the speedometer. When in Neutral, the neutral light comes on. I can start the ATV using the starter. I have good voltage from the battery and have checked the circuit breaker near the battery with good results...
  4. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Could use some help with this. I need to replace some damaged wires that are close to this connector plug that connects to the throttle housing but I’m not sure how to remove the pin connectors. The yellow part does slide a bit but the wires won’t come off. I also tried using a small screw...
  5. ATV General Discussion
    Hello everyone I have the 2007 Sportsman X2 model and I have a power problem while driving the ATV I check the battery and its order that the athlete starts without a problem But then I have an electric shutdown (video attached with the problem) It looks like a loose electrical contact in the...
  6. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So im having an issue with my 16 sportsman 850 on recharging the battery (low voltage code showing on display) and im running out of ideas. It started when i installed a new battery. I have a multimeter so i tested the battery. Battery reads 12.8v which to me means theres nothing wrong with the...
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi guys, The voltage regulator and the battery melted while driving. I replaced those but I'm still not getting power to the fuel pump. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any help!
  8. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi guys, The voltage regulator and the battery melted while driving. I replaced those but I'm still not getting power to the fuel pump. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any help!
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I am new so thank you for your patience. I have a 2016 Sportsman 450 that won't crank. When I turn the key over nothing happens, no clicking, no cranking, no nothing. But with the key in the run position or on position, when I jump the starter solenoid it starts fine and runs perfectly...
  10. Polaris Sportsman
    So I'm new to this whole forum thing, and hope I'm posting this in the right place... Anyway, I bought a 2006 sportsman 500 HO of a friend of mine this past spring and I've loved it so far. So I've started to put some time and money into it. I installed an EPI clutch kit, K&N filter and a DG...
  11. Polaris Sportsman
    Hello everyone. I am having issues with my quad. 05 700 twin efi. I was using the winch one afternoon and the battery light flashed on the gauge. So I stopped using winch. Revved up a lil bit and then died. No power. Battery tested good. Stripped down and inspected wires etc. my fuse block on...
  12. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys! im new to the forums. so im gonna get right into the question. I have a polaris 400 2004 that has been torn down (im 16 and dont know much about mechanics) and it recently would not start! no power to anything not even lights. it will pull start but it wont start because the rip cord...
  13. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I am new to the forum, I joined as I always found my self going to this forum for answers but I have a problem I cannot find a solution to yet. I have a 1992 Polaris trail boss 350l and the wire that goes into the strut has broken right were it enters the strut. I would like to know if...
  14. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So my 2005 Sportsman 400 ate it's second stator so far in the time that I have owned it. Battery light started blinking on me and slowly got worse and worse until it would blink at idle. Checked the three charging legs with a multi-meter and all 3 had continuity to ground. Anyone know if these...
  15. Polaris Trail Boss
    hey guys,I need help im stumped,got a basket case trail boss and started working on the electrical system.When I got it they had it wired to run with no battery and starter and silonoid was bad.I replaced the starter and silonoid,that works,new battery,new coil,tried my cdi off my working...
  16. Polaris Phoenix
    Evening all: My son has a 2007 Phoenix and loves it. But it's developed a problem. We have an electrical short circuit somewhere, and I'm horrible with electrical. At this point it blows the main fuse (when replaced) without the key even being in. I looked through the manual, and nothing that I...
  17. Polaris Sportsman
    I have my 99 sportsman 500, when i try to start it either the starter won't engage and will just make a grinding noise, or it will engage and start the motor and then will make that same grinding noise for about 4-5 seconds after starting. I have no idea what this could be. I had a friend look...
  18. Polaris Sportsman
    Guys, i am new to the site but have a problem that needs fix'en! 2002 Sprotsman 500......wont electric start. recently put new battery in tail lights and headlights work well[no flickering ect] will pull start relitively easily. will electircally start occasionally....very occasionally! i...
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