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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. Battery put in backwards

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    The battery for my 2004 polaris sportsman 500 HO was recently put in backwards and began smoking when the key was turned. I have switched the battery and put wiring back to make sure it is correct. I then turned the key and found that I still have power to the machine and it does crank. The...
  3. Pinnacle Trail Hatfield McCoy 2015

    Pinnacle Trail Hatfield McCoy 2015

    Working the 08 500 EFI through a soupy mud hole!
  4. Polaris 500 Sporysman Towing Capacity

    Polaris Sportsman
    Polaris 500 Sportsman Towing Capacity Hi, I am confused by the manual and the towing capacity. What is the difference between the: 1) Hitched towing capacity of 555.7 kg And the 2) Unbraked trailer towing of 810kg Sorry for such a simple question But I do not want to damage the machine...
  5. Polaris 500 Sportsman-1999 No spark

    Polaris Sportsman
    I need help identifying a problem with no spark on a Polaris Sportsman 500(1999). The stator tested out correctly so I've moved past that, however, I'm not sure where to go next. I understand that the issue could be the CDI, coil, or safety switches but I do not know how to elimiate each of...
  6. 06 outlaw 500 has no electrical power when key is on..help? Lol

    Polaris Outlaw
    Hello, I'm new here, this is my first polaris, this bike has been sitting around a lot, I just got it and it has a brand new battery(full charge), I have checked all grounds, fuse links, fuses, can't find any broken or damaged wires, the engine will turn over when I cross the silanoid, but it...
  7. 1999 polaris 500 cold weather start problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 99 sportsmans 500 that runs and starts fine in warm weather but when its cold will not start at all with the electric start. The only way I can get it started is with by pull starting. It has a new battery and is always on a battery tender. Once started it runs fine. Anyone have any...
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