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  1. 1997 Polaris sportsman 500 4x4

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So I baught this wheeler and never been able to figure out why the 4x4 is only engaging on left side but only in low gear. The right side simply doesn’t work at all it seems to me there might be a couple things wrong. I have put new bearings and seals in both hubs, new hub oil, and the washers...
  2. 2001 500 Scrambler that has been rode hard and put away wet

    Polaris Scrambler
    Hi Folks, I'm new. If you read my intro you know I'm working on a 2001 Scrambler that has seen a fair amount of use and little maintenance. A factory manual is on the way but in the mean time I'm doing what I can. The first thing I do when I buy a used machine is a complete lube & fluid...
  3. Hi, all Sportsman 500 Uruguay

    ATV New Members
    Hi all. Pardon my English use a translator I'm from Uruguay I have a 2008 polaris sportsman 500HO 4x4 What is the problem that escapes the 4x4 front axle when you strain and if you do more escapes even backwards. It has a lot of movement on the output of the front differential (front box) and...
  4. '92 Polaris 4x4 fuel tank removal

    ATV General Discussion
    I need some simple advice...I have a 1992 Polaris 4x4 auto, 250ccm 2-stroker...Trying to remove the gas tank and carburetor..When I try to remove those side covers(one around the tank, kind of U-shape), it's holding somewhere in the very front..All bolts are removed, i can lift up the beck, but...
  5. polaris sportsman help

    ATV New Members
    hello i am new to here and im having a problem with my 2002 sportsman 500 HO 4x4 about 4 years ago i was working on it and the original owner told me it needed back wheel bearings and he said also a battery it had been sitting a while so when i boosted it off and attempted to crank it and it...
  6. 2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. Idles but won't Run

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey, A while back (last year) I rolled my Four wheeler over and it ran fine for a while, I was in the woods at night and had to use the headlights. The battery went dead after about 30 mins, so when I tried to pull start it the rope got stuck and it was left hanging out. I fixed the pull start...
  7. FS: 2012 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. Camo

    ATVs For Sale
    I recently won a new 2012 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. camo in color at a Wounded Warriors benefit. It has 21 miles on it and came with upgraded LSV/EV big wheel kits valued at $550. My paper work tells me that with taxes/freight/setup etc. the OTD price of this would have been $8,377. I am...
  8. 2008 Polaris Sportsman 500 HELP NEED!!!!!!!!!!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Last weekend was out riding, got back home went to unload off the trailer wouldn't start. Worked fine not even an hour earlier. Batterie's good, fuses good. Any ideas??? Need wiring diagram. Please send info to [email protected]
  9. Dog/storage suggestions - 1997 polaris sportsman 500

    ATV General Discussion
    I saw a quick lock that mounted to the rear deck and was padded but was only the size of the deck. My dog will bet about 120 lbs so wanted something larger that extended further - larger basket. Open ideas on how others solved this. Thx.
  10. 2000 sportsman front hub

    Polaris Sportsman
    New to ATVs bought a 2000 polaris sp 500. I am learning much everyday. I took the bike out for a spin last night to check out the 4wd. The front right worked ok but the front left did not. I have had the hubs apart...cleaned....new correct polaris lube and all looks good......Anybody have any...
  11. Snow removal with a polaris sportsman 500??

    Polaris Sportsman
    I am looking at getting a polaris sportsman 500 with a front snow mover attachment, does this thing have enough power to clear snow from a large parking lot, about half an acre of parking lot. Would it be able to move a dump like 3-4 inches or more of snow and move it to the other end of the...
  12. Lights shorting out, Help.

    Polaris Scrambler
    Hi, I just picked up a Polaris 500 4X4 for my new property. Anyway when I ride at night the lights turn off while I'm riding. If you turn it off and then start it again they come back on, or usally after a couple of minutes they will come back on. Followed the wire the best I could and...