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  1. 2000 xplorer 400 Starting/idling/running issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I got the 400 from a guy who hit a deer with it he said. broke his arm and collar bone and wanted it gone. most of the plastics were cracked or broken but it ran great....for a while. Now I have to remove plug, and spray carb cleaner in to get it to start, then it wont idle I have to hold slight...
  2. 2001 Sportsman 400, Fuel Pump Repair, Engine Dies, Fuel Issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    As many others have reported, I had similar problems with the engine randomly dying due to fuel related problems. Most of the time, the engine would start, idle and run without incident. Then, while riding, without warning, the engine would die. I used a shot of ether ("Engine Starting Fluid")...
  3. Engine dies when 4wd switch engaged

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have an 08 Sportsman 400 HO that just recently started having this issue. After the first time it happened I discovered I pinched the wires running to the front differential. As soon as I un-pinched the wires the machine started right up. This has lasted about 2 weeks until yesterday. The...
  4. 2009 500 engine dies in reverse

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Does anyone know if the reverse override mod fixes the problem when shifting into reverse the engine dies? Thanks
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