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  1. 2003 Sportsman suddenly died

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I have a 2003 Sportsman 400. I was plowing my driveway this morning, and it suddenly completely died. There's no power to the ignition, and the display on the speedometer shows nothing. The battery is only a couple of weeks old, and connections are tight. I'm an average weekend fix my...
  2. 97 Sportsman electrical problem

    ATV General Discussion
    I have a 97 sportsman 500 that has decided to quit working on me. I have no "dash" lights and the starter button doesn't engage the starter. I measured my battery and have 12.6 volts there. When I turn the key, I am able to operate the winch, but that's all that seems to be working. There's...
  3. 450 sportsman electrical problems

    ATV General Discussion
    I really need someones help here I'm desperate my 2006 450 sportsman is acting up on me... she starts fine with the electric start but once i try to move her (forward or in reverse) the dash starts flashing and the flashing battery icon appears then after its been on for anywhere from 30 seconds...
  4. Sportsman 500 newbie with problem

    ATV New Members
    Have a 2004 that has given us some problems. This is electrical. When ever the fan kicks in it drains the battery within minutes. We charge up the battery and it is fine. We can always pull start it. Replaced solenoid for winch as it was not working now it works. We are wondering what to...
  5. Taillight , Headlight and Dash-lights all went out.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Just got a 1994 Polaris Trail Boss 400L 2x4 from a buddy who knows less about ATVs than I do. When he first got it the battery was dead so he got a new one and all was good except... all of the lights went out. Took it to a Polaris shop they replace the lights and with a fresh battery all...
  6. Electrical Problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello Guys.. I have a Polaris Sportsman 800 2009 and now my pedometer is not turning on....... any Idea of what could it be? Any comment will be appreciated..
  7. 96 Xplorer 400 electrical problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Bike quit while riding. Now have no lights, no indicator lights, and will not start. New battery, new cellonoid, circuit breaker in front of battery has voltage both sides (approx 14 volts). Is there a main fuse somewhere? Does anyone have a wiring diagram or any idea of what to check. Any...
  8. '02 Sportsman 700 Electrical Problem HELP!

    Polaris Sportsman
    OK. I'm stumped. I have an 02 sportsman 700 twin. It has a new battery. It does not start. It has intermittent power to dash, lights, starter etc. I do not know why it is acting this way. I have checked battery connections, solonoid and power to starter switch. I can't intentionally get power to...
  9. Speedometer '99 Sportsman 500

    Polaris Sportsman
    My speedometer has stopped working on my 1999 Polaris Sportsman 500. All other electrical works including the back light on the speedometer and odometer. Anyone know anything on this or has had the same problem?
  10. Polaris Sportsman 500 HO need help

    ATV New Members
    Hello everyone I recently purchased a 2002 Polaris sportsman 500 HO. I have been having problems with the headlights. When driving in forward high or low all the lights will go out or flicker on and off. (this includes the lights for the speedo and controls) When you change the shifter to...
  11. Battery or Electrical issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have two 2007 Trail Boss 330's. I have not ridden since June 2010. I tried to charge one of the ATV's and when I hooked the battery up, the fan started to run and the high temp indicator was on. The bike would not even turn over. I tried the other one and it it turned over and I was able to...
  12. electrical problem

    Polaris Predator
    I have an 03 Predator 500 and lately when I ride it to work it has what seems to be an ignition problem. It cuts out and then back fires, and then runs fine again for a bit and repeats it self intermittently. At the same time it cuts out the headlights flicker almost like it is a total...
  13. RPM limited on 1997 Polaris 500 Sportsman- electric problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    my '97 polaris 500 sportsman will not build RPM in forwarder, but it reverses as normal with the override. I had this problem a few years back, and the shop guys said it was a 'ground fault'. Has anyone else had this problem and knows the best place to look for the ground fault. The shop...