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  1. Keep it or sell it? Overheating Sportsman 1000 XP

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    I purchased my first Polaris in fall of 2014 and was thinking that I had bought the best machine on the market, the jury is still out on that. My first trip out, it rained on us and in the morning my machine would barely run and sounded like it was firing on only half of the cylinders. It was...
  2. Keeping your cool

    Polaris Sportsman 570
    Now I can wear shorts. I have two 570's and both have the same heat issues. OK, Polaris should be taking care of it but until they do here's my fix that worked like a charm. I took a set of cheap Black ABS Flat Plastic mud flaps, not the flexible rubber kind, but the hard type, (most auto parts...
  3. 2002 Sportsman 700 Twin Runs REALLY hot !

    ATV New Members
    I have a 2002 Sportsman 700 Twin, which I bought used about a year ago. I replaced the Radiator and hoses, put on a new Fan, and had a Polaris Dealer go through the bike and service it, prior to ever taking it out. From day 1 ...this bike has run REALLY hot.. It actually gets so hot, that it...
  4. Sportsman 700 missfiring after solving a heat issue????

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have an 05 sportsman 700 EFI. recently it has been having heat issues. I would ride it for maybe 2 minutes and it would be flashing HOT. the last time out I got back and some smoke/steam was rolling out of the fenders, and some out of the air box. I shut it off and let it sit, then started it...