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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2004 Polaris sportsman 500 HO 4x4 that starts up and runs like a top but overheats too quickly. If I am riding at high speeds it does just fine and doesn’t throw a temp warning light or anything but the moment I stop and idle for a couple minutes the temp warning light comes on and it...
  2. Polaris Sportsman
    Just under two months ago I purchased a 2020 Sportsman 850 trail edition, about 2 weeks after babying the machine and ensuring that I followed the proper break in period it began to overheat with in minutes of turning the bike on. I call up my local dealer whom I purchased the machine from and...
  3. Polaris Sportsman
    I got a 07 sportsman efi the fan comes on when it wants to not when it should which cause me to over heat at slow speeds and I got to turn the key x5 to the on position to get the fan to turn on I got a new thermister when I unplug it the fan runs I swapped the relays nothing I jumped the relay...
  4. ATV General Discussion
    Hi all, I appreciate there are some other threads out there on this topic, but looking to maybe get some fresh views. I will admit I am new to Polaris. I have been a Honda guy for years, so trying to learn on the fly about the differences. I recently picked up a 2007 800 EFI with 1500 miles...
  5. ATV General Discussion
    I have a 2011 sportsman xp eps 850. I changed three axles, the front frop shaft, replaced the rear brake, put in new pads, cleaned the clutches and changed all the fluids. now it sais is over heating after about a half hour of riding. so the rad is sparkly clean, I changed the tem sensor, and...
  6. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    All right every where I've searched to solve my problem. (limp mode with over heating light). Seems to point to a circuit breaker for the fan. Where in the heck is it at on a 2014 850 sportsman xp eps.... I've seen pictures on line and it seems to be attached to the wiring harness under the...
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I've seen all sorts of answers on here but does not exactly sound like my problem. My sportsman has less than 100 miles. It's been doing this off and on since about new. Just got unbearable Sunday. Every once and awhile not ever trip the hot light would come on and I'd go into limp mode. Does...
  8. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have an 02 Sportsman 700 and in the last few days I've all of a sudden encountered an over heating issue. Is this common? Is there a remedy, or something I should be looking for. I've also noticed sometimes the cooling fan kicks on but sometimes it dont, what could be my problem? Any help...
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi folks - just bought a new sportsman 500 yesterday. Got it home and rode it for about 15 minutes and the hot engine light came on. Let it cool off and rode it again - same thing. Took it back to the dealer this morning and they diagnosed a bad sensor and replaced it. Got it home this evening...
  10. ATV New Members
    I just recently bought a sport 400. This is my first quad, when i test drove it was my first time riding a quad. I have done minor work on cars but that's it. When I first got it I thought that it had carb problems(at least that's what a buddy said the issue could be). I cleaned it out,replaced...
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