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  1. 2000 Xplorer 400 pumping oil out of spout near recoil

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys. New to quads, bought the xplorer 400 2 stroke the other day. Bikes in great condition, only 4000km on it. It sat for about 6 years. I have put maybe 3 hours on it, and while going through some tall grass and rough trail it flashed the temp light. This is weird, because it has plenty of...
  2. 1997 Sportsman 500 coolant question

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I picked up a 1997 sportsman 500 a while back got it running, then the water pump seal went out, changed that ,filled the radiator and went to start it with the cap off it shot coolant out of the radiator. Put the cap on it and restarted it and pulled the cap it had some pressure but ran with...
  3. 1995 Scrambler 400 4x4 problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    ok i have had this four wheeler now about two years and am every month buying parts and have been through two different mechanics and i can do most jobs myself but im at a loss now the problem is that it keeps going through head gaskets i had the motor bored out and sleeved with new piston and...
  4. 03 sportsman 700 headgasket??

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    hey guys new to polaris but not atvs. I have an 03 sportsman 700 that is losing coolant some where i can't find any leaks but a milky grey oily liquid is coming out of breather tube from engine into airbox. have not drained oil yet but am thinking headgasket right? any help is welcomed thanks...
  5. still blowing white smoke

    Polaris Scrambler
    okay..I have a 2001 scrambler..we were given the wrong oil (premix instead of injector) and when we used it, it started blowing white smoke. We discovered the mistake and drained all the oil, refilled with injector oil and still blows white smoke, we replaced the head gasket, put new coolant in...
  6. 2001 Scrambler 400 Head gasket help

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I am in the middle of a rebuild and I am a little dumbfounded with the head gasket. I went cheap and bought tusk, and the question is.... The head gasket has a raised ridge around the entire head gasket. Does this bump face up or down..I have googled this question and only found responses for...
  7. Milky White Oil 1999 xplorer 400 4X4 2 Stroke

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 1999 Xplorer 400 4x4 2 stroke. I just added oil for the counterbalancer. I now have milky white oil coming out of the tube that is connected to behind the cylinder. The oil is exiting just above the clutch cover. Did I add too much oil or do I have a cylinder head gasket problem...