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  1. Transmission oil change 2011 sportsman 500

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey there, i'm about to change the oil on my 2011 Sportsman its a 500 H.O. and before i get to doing anything, i am trying to find where to drain and fill the transmission. The dran plug has been found but where is the fill plug at? Do i need to hit this thing with the water hose again? I'm...
  2. Question about fluids? I know I know

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Can I use this in my front diff of my 2014 Sportsman 400. (Link below) NAPA AUTO PARTS And Can I use this in my transmission? (Link below) NAPA AUTO PARTS
  3. Cracked brake reservoir... Can it be glued?

    ATV New Members
    Hello fellow Polaris ATVers. I recently picked up a '98 Xplorer 400 and had the misfortune of running my brake reservoir on my handlebars into a tree. It cracked the bottom of the plastic reservoir and the fluid began to leak out. I ordered a replacement reservoir but it won't be here until...
  4. What Fluid Did I Drain?!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Attempting to drain the counter balance oil but a few ounces of green fluid came out. The plug is on the bottom just forward of the starter. It's a 10mm plug with a Phillips slot. Angled about a 45 degrees compared to the floor. After closer inspection it appear to below the output shaft to the...
  5. 2001 500 Scrambler that has been rode hard and put away wet

    Polaris Scrambler
    Hi Folks, I'm new. If you read my intro you know I'm working on a 2001 Scrambler that has seen a fair amount of use and little maintenance. A factory manual is on the way but in the mean time I'm doing what I can. The first thing I do when I buy a used machine is a complete lube & fluid...
  6. Sportsman 700 Newbie Questions

    Polaris Sportsman
    My apologies if any of this has been answered anywhere else in this forum but i have not found anything yet. I am new to the ATV world and am starting my adventures with a 2004 Sportsman Twin 700 ;-) It is in great shape and low low miles but i want to start with fresh fluids. I have changed...
  7. 2003 Sportsman 500HO Fluids

    ATV New Members
    I have read online about every year and make but 03 Sportsman 500HO when it comes to fluids. Can I just use what a 03 500 uses. I have seen a lot of different fluid kits that vary from one to the other if it is a HO or not. I just want to get the right kind the first time and not mess...
  8. leaking fluid?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    took out my two 2008 polaris sportsman 500's to get a christmas tree and when i got back i pulled into the driveway and backed into my spot. from where i started reversing it looked like a brownish fluid was leaking from it? i could not find anywhere on the atv where it was leaking... they...
  9. 2008 Sportsman 500 EFI Maintenance Question

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a discrepency between my Clymer Service and Repair Manual and my Manual that came with my ATV and I need a little help. In my front gear case, my ATV manual says the fill capacity in the front gear case is 9.3 ounces of demand drive LT premium fluid (part #2876251). In my Clymer Manual...