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  1. 1997 Xplorer, Help! Water in Oil tank....

    ATV General Discussion
    Hi guys! Just picked myself up a 1997 Xplorer 400, accidentally left the Oil tank Cap off on the front, and some rain got into it last night... This is my first quad, just wondering if anyone knows what would be the best way to drain the tank completely, so I can drain out all the water and put...
  2. 2003 Sportsman 90 Fuel/Oil line Diagram

    Polaris Sportsman
    I picked up someone else's winter project and was given a bunch of hoses:crying. I'm mostly confused about the two hoses that come off a splitter at the top of the tank. A handmade drawing will be fine:grin
  3. 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...
  4. Rear Diff/ Trans Oil

    ATV Oil, Lubrication & Filter
    Just purchased an 18 base 570 and would like to change all the fluids. Is the Trans fluid separate from the Rear diff. fluid? Apologies if this is probably a silly question but I am new to this. Thanks
  5. Oil Change Frequency?

    Polaris Trail Boss
    Hey all, I ride at least 3 weekends every month here in the desert, all are trail rides, rock crawling and about 30mph or less. Any recommendations for oil change intervals? I currently do a change in the spring and in the fall. I have no hour meter or odo to know for sure. Should I be...
  6. Polaris Sportsman 500 1998 Oil change & Maintenance

    Polaris Sportsman 570
    Hello! New to this forum, all the way from Sweden. I've recently picked up a used Polaris Sportsman (in Sweden called 'Worker') 500 1998. I'm about to do an complete oil change & some minor restoration to it and i have a little problem with what oils to use everywhere. Last week i ran into my...
  7. Help Sudden 850 Oil leak

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    2014 850 sportsman 33 hrs and 200 or so miles. Hasn't had 1st service yet. ran perfect when parked. It hadn't been cranked in a couple of months. I backed out of the garage and it started right up. 1 lap around the house and parked it in the drive way. What did I find to my surprise almost all...
  8. Help Sudden 850 Oil leak

    Polaris XP
    2014 850 sportsman 33 hrs and 200 or so miles. Hasn't had 1st service yet. ran perfect when parked. It hadn't been cranked in a couple of months. I backed out of the garage and it started right up. 1 lap around the house and parked it in the drive way. What did I find to my surprise almost all...
  9. 98 Polaris 300 Xpress How To Change Oil

    Polaris ATV How-Tos
    I have been looking at this thing until my eyes started crossing. I have no idea were to put oil in to this crankcase. I put new rings in this engine, got it back together drained the oil out of a tiny hole in the bottom, maybe 15 drops came out, and now I have no idea were to put oil back in...
  10. oil vescocity chart

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    does anyone know what type of oil my 1997 polaris sportsman 400 takes i cant tell if its a two stroke or 4 stroke
  11. 700 Twin Drain Plug

    Polaris Sportsman
    Have you guys ever had one of those moments where you forget the basics and break something. Yea, that was me. I broke my oil drain plug on my 02 700 and in the process of trying to get the threaded part out of the crankcase, I pushed it in. I've searched google high and low for help or...
  12. 2004 Polaris Sportsman 700, check engine, hot/oil light

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm having some issues with my Sportsman 700. The last few days the check engine light comes on, flashes hot in the instrument cluster, even if not ran at all. One day the warning shifted between HOT and OIL. When this happens during driving, it runs fine on idle speed, but when speeding up, it...
  13. 850 tipped on side, Oil in Airbox

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey everyone, I tipped a 2012 850 on its side this past week. (I was up in Canada and had a canoe on top.) Oil started dripping out of the airbox as I quickly tried to get it back up. My question is, do I have anything to worry about after cleaning the oil up and getting a new air filter...
  14. 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...
  15. 2000 325 2x4 Magnum Hot Oil Light

    Polaris Magnum
    Was out riding the other day and the hot oil light came ON. Checked the oil level which was OK; however, noticed that the fan was not running. Unplugged the fan connector and hot wired the fan and it ran fine. The fan motor was drawing 4.6 amps. Then I short circuited the leads to the...
  16. Check out this video, what do you think?

    ATV General Discussion
    Click on link below, or copy it into your address bar(URL)...
  17. 2004.5 500 instument cluster flashing oil

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys.. I've got a problem with my 2004 sportsman 500 h.o....For some reason the display is flashing oil right after I start it and keeps flashing. Oil is full and it isn't knocking at all. I can't seem to find any info on how to trouble shoot this or if and where there is a sensor..Is there...
  18. 550 sportsman smoke

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Since my last big ride my sportsman had sat up a while and a couple of weeks ago I broke it out and did a little riding. I noticed that it would smoke a little until it got heated up. Then even once heated it would smoke when sitting idle. Never rode much more than an hour or 2 here and there...
  19. 2004 Sportsman 400HO - Oil in Air Intake Box

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Just purchased a 2008 Polaris Sportsman 400 HO. Did some trail riding this weekend and found almost a 1/4" of oil in the air intake box and the air filter was soaked. I did some looking on this forum and found many issues relating to the 850's and other XP's but not the 400. Anyone have ideas...
  20. Mobil 5w-50 oil change

    ATV Oil, Lubrication & Filter
    Would i be ok to use mobil 5w-50 in my next oil change for a 2012 sportsman 800? - and has anybody ever had issues with using fram filters instead of the polaris filters? Thanks
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