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  1. Predator won’t crank!

    Polaris Predator
    Hello. I recently purchased a polaris predator 500. The day after bringing it home I went to start it and it wouldn’t start and would barely crank. The next day it no longer cranked at all. It will bump start/pop start, but will not crank at all from the electric start. Installed a new battery...
  2. Melting Wires/Smoking - 99' Polaris Xplorer 400 4x4

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 99' Polaris Xplorer 400 4X4 that was running well until one day it stopped mid-ride and I can't get it started again... When it stopped I tried and tried right after and it kept getting weaker and weaker, like the battery was dead. I charged the battery, no luck. Went to advance and...
  3. ACE 570, no start, clicking

    Polaris ACE
    2017 ACE 570. After riding a few hours, it would not start. Removed battery and jumpered it with other atv and it still only clicks from solenoid relay, dash display normal at 13.5 volts. So removed and brushed all terminals and lugs relay and frame ground and di-electric grease on all...
  4. 2004 Sportsman 400 No Start

    Polaris Sportsman
    Initial Issue: after an electronic start I had a high pitch sound. A noise I had never heard before. I was in the field and I immediately trailered the ATV. After reading advice from this forum, I replaced the battery(needed replacing), and cleaned the connections to the solenoid. I still...
  5. 2000 Trail Boss 325 wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello all, I have a 2000 trail boss i rode for a year. it ran very rich (plug black and exhaust smelled of gasoline) once it got warmed up the engine would bogue down or hesitate after 1/2 throttle. It would shut it down on its own eventually and was unable to restart it again. i would wait a...
  6. 1985 polaris sportsman random no spark

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Long story short had my quad for about 3 years and not a issue. Took apart to clean up skins and clean everything because I sank it, cleaned carb. Took everything needed off and cleaned then put them back on . Went to start it and nothing (literally 1 day later) went through obvious checks...
  7. 1996 Scrambler 400 4X4 - No Start Question

    Polaris Scrambler
    Hello Guys - I friend just gave me a 1996 Scrambler 400 4X4 that won't start. He said it was running a month ago, but died while his son was riding it. When we press the start button, the starter solenoid just makes a single "click" sound. We cleaned (wire brushed) all the battery/selenoid...
  8. Fuel pump bypass

    Polaris Predator
    My 2005 predator 500 was barely starting and if It did would run rough. After looking into it I realized it was a bad fuel pump and disconnected the lines and ran a line from the tank straight to the carb to get me by for now. The quad ran great for hours with no issues. Is there any need to...
  9. 2006 Polaris Sportsman 500 EFI H.O not running!

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys. I have a 2006 Polaris Sportsman that have been fighting for two years now. I have had a lot of issues with this ATV and do not know what else to do. I have always had an issue with getting it to run for more then a couple days :motz: I have just replaced the t-bap as I read this is...
  10. XP 850 does throttle switch kill spark or fuel?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello Polaris Community. I have looked everywhere for an answer and cannot find one so I am hoping someone can give me advice. One afternoon I started the quad and quickly put it in reverse and backed up. I then drove about 200 ft forward and the quad died almost like the kill switch was...
  11. Randum no start. Fuel pump not energizing as it usually does...

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Good day all, newer member here looking for some guidance before I bring my bike back to the dealership. Great forum BTW… Anyways, I have an issue with a random no-start on my new 2014 550 X2. This no-start has happened twice so far and now I cannot trust the bike for fear that I will not make...
  12. 2007 Polaris Sportsman500 EFI No Start With Key

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Working on a sportsman500 efi for a buddy Replaced spedo cluster from a rollover, new battery, new starter solenoid bike runs and starts fine with pull start, But when using ignition key start bike doesnt turn over and fan instantly kicks on, any ideas? Thanks in advance
  13. 08 500efi No Start

    Polaris Sportsman
    battery is good, will crank just not fire. tired starting fluid and nothing. ran perfect last week. took spark plug out and sparked first crank then nothing. every time the key is shut off then back on it will spark once. then nothing. any ideas or tests?
  14. 08 500efi No Start

    Polaris Sportsman
    good battery, tried starting fluid. will crank just not fire. pulled spark plug has spark on first crank only then nothing. thinking it something electrical just dont know what. any ideas are really appreciated.
  15. any ideas?

    Polaris Scrambler
    i have a 99 scrambler 500. The other day after about an hour of riding i turned it off for a break for like 10 minutes. normally it fires right up. however it wouldn't start battery or pull start. we towed it out took home and for shits and giggles tried to start it and if fired up flawlessly...
  16. PLEASE HELP!! It ran for 10 seconds. I turned it off then it wouldnt turn back on.

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have an 04 polaris sportsman 700. I went to take the trash out so I pulled it to the front yard and turned it off and went inside to get the trash. i only ran it about 10 seconds. I went inside for about 15 minutes and went back outside to start it and it wouldnt even crank over. Ive had...
  17. 97 xplorer 300 4x4 no spark! Help

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I replaced key switch , coil, spark plug, and still no spark. I resistance tested the coil, coil mounting, stator and did a voltage out put test which all passed to the specs in the Manuel. They thing I had trouble with is the coil mounting bracket to the coil has no continuity should I remove...
  18. Need help '97 xplorer 300 4x4 I'm getting ground at spark no power

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Replaced coil. Now at the plug boot I put a test probe in it and fire it up and îts showing its grounding out . Coil ends are showing there's a ground it seems like everywhere there is suppose to be power it's ground and yea I made sure the power probe is connected right. Thanks in advance
  19. 97xploror 3004x4 not getting fuel

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Went threw everything got spark air all that now not getting fuel is there a fuel pump or is thre hoses that get clogged if it sits for a year or two? I replaced thw filter aswell . Thanks