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  1. Polaris sportsman 500 RSE

    Polaris ATV How-Tos
    I apologize up front, I'm very new to this. I'm very new to four wheelers also, this is my first one. I bought a used 2000 sportsman 500 Remington edition. The issue I'm having is that the shifter does not want to shift out of whatever position it's in. For example, if it's in high, I have to...
  2. Need help adjusting secondary clutch on 04 700

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I need some help adjusting a 2004 sportsman 700 secondary clutch. While running it is hard to change gears but while it's turned off changes gears easily. Sometimes while running it changes gears easily as well so I took the side clutch cover off and noticed that sometime when you start...
  3. Sportsman 600 hard shifting

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello. My 600 Sportsman (2003) has been shifting hard sometimes and usually after I have been using it for a bit. I have the factory service manual, but not much info for this type of problem is shown. The fluid level is proper. Thanks for any help.
  4. 2002 Sportsman 700 Rough Shifting

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi All: I changed my tranny fluid last season, and she shifted like a knife through butter. I picked up some new Polaris Fluid today, and plan on doing the change this weekend. My question is, has anyone noticed any rough or hard shifting and the need to change their fluid? I wonder if it may...
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