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  1. 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700 Twin Sputters up to start but won’t stay running???

    ATV New Members
    Okay... so my sportsman ran great a year ago before parked.... carb was already bad, ordered a new one, and no more backfires... but I can’t get it to start and idle or run. When I turn the key it will turn over just fine and then I get a lot of sputtering... the lower the float level, the more...
  2. 2001 Sportsman 400 Carburetor Rebuild - leaking/engine lag/fuel issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    As many others have written about, I had accelerator 'lag', a 'bog down' condition when trying to accelerate, as well as the constant 'dripping' through the bowl overflow (apparently a common problem for the overly complex Mikuni carb). This combined with poor/rough idle and irregular 'steady...
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