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  1. ATV General Discussion
    Hello, I’m new here and have searched this forum and a few others and still looking for an answer. Please allow some grace if this is a stupid question, this is my first Polaris and post here. Can anyone tell me if my 2011 550 sportsman has a nikasil coating on the cylinder? Mine has been...
  2. Polaris Sportsman
    My wheeler starts fine and after about 10 minutes of plowing the battery light comes on and I have to rev it up to get the plow to move. Also if the headlights are on for more than a half hour the battery light will start flashing. I replaced the battery last summer, any other idea what it could...
  3. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Was hoping someone could help me out. Been having troubles with a magnum 425 will start up good after a second or two of idling starts to choke out and smoke from the first set of springs on the exhaust pipe a few inches off the engine. Also as soon as I turn the fuel on it starts leaking...
  4. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently bought a used polaris 450 sportsman and have had issues with it since we bought it had to put a new carb in to get it running right finally I have full power and every idles fine but if I get on the throttle the battery light and speed needle will flash and if I continue to ride it at...
  5. ATV New Members
    I have a 03 predator..... recently was riding and the it bogged out wide open.... i changed the starter, starter clutch and solenoid.. charged the battery and now it’s just TRYING to start but not kicking all the way over and it’s backfiring every couple try’s of trying to start it. I was told...
  6. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Good evening All I just purchased a 2017 Polaris Sportsman 1000XP LE and the front diff is not engaging I switch to AWD on demand and the diff does not engage. I tested all the wires from the connector so 4/4 lights test in 2WD and in AWD only 3/4 light test not sure if that normal. Secondly the...
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I got a 2006 Polaris predator 500 and it was amazing never really had to do anything to it, just oil changes and put gas in it, but now the cold as came in and it won’t start, it’s getting Gas and spark, the carb is not clogged and I just did the oil and filter on top of a new air filter, I...
  8. Polaris Xplorer and Xpedition
    I bought a 2001 Xplorer 400, 2 stroke a few months ago. Ran fine until about 2 weeks ago, it wont stay in high gear as soon as it revs to high it just pops out. I've tried to hold it in gear and it seems to work. low gear hasn't given me any issues yet and reverse is fine as well. it almost...
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just found this new channel with 570's. Their going to do some pretty sweet stuff with them in the future, they only have one vedio but they probably will post weekly. Here is the link to their first vedio...
  10. Polaris ATV News
    Okay so my buddy have a 06 polaris sportsman 450. It won't go over 40km has a new belt new stator we have been trying to get it running right since spring any ideas starting to get anoyyed
  11. Polaris ATV How-Tos
    Hey guys, rebuilding the rear diff on my 2008 Polaris sportsman 800. Does anybody know how to remove the pinion shaft and bearing out of the diff case? I have the case split and have been trying to use a punch but no luck. Yes the snap ring is out, thanks in advance!
  12. Polaris Sportsman 570
    I have a 2020 Polaris sportsman 570 and I was wondering if some wheel off a Polaris Ranger would fit
  13. ATV General Discussion
    Hey all, new to this forum and figured I’d start a build thread for my 2002 Polaris Sportsman 400 as it’s going to be very very thorough. The theme for the build is Military/Tactical/Hunting/Camping I’m going to be going through every system on the quad. Full electrical revamp and...
  14. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Just wondering if anyone has tried using a different model of sending unit on their 800's. Mine is shot and local Polaris wants $900 for a fuel tank. Cant find a used fuel pump assembly and was thinking of trying a different float assembly. I can get a 400 fuel send unit for a lot cheaper and...
  15. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm trying to figure out how to check the codes on a 2013 Polaris sportsman 400. I have it in my shed just trying to repair it and bring it back to normal and I'm trying to figure out how to do the codes to make sure I have it all. It runs, it drives. I just wanted to see if it had any.
  16. ATV Visual & Body Modifications
    Need some help I got some vivid carbon fiber vinyl wrap both red and black I’m having a hell of a time with the contours and any kind of edge just bunches up and gotta heat it up to get the memory out is it the certain vinyl too thick it is kinda thick the front almost turned out perfect but...
  17. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Recently pulled the motor due to some worn out rings,valves and a starter clutch so re ringed installed new intake valves they were toast installed shims and believed to have all the specs around the ball park but may be wrong due to my issue so put it all back together installed on the bike if...
  18. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My 2016 Polaris Scrambler 850 with a thousand miles on it of light use has started to make a clicking or popping or a ratcheting sound under torsion loads or just under acceleration and not always heavy acceleration.. sometimes when suspension is released. I feel like it's the transmission chain...
  19. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, This seems to be quite common fail code and many of us have found solution but..could you please help me with this.. My Polaris X5P550 2009 (without ESP) is not starting anymore. Not sure if it has anything to do with this but only problems that I have been earlier suffering has been some...
  20. ATV General Discussion
    I have a 2001 Polaris trail boss 325 that I have personally went through and completely re done and I’m very happy with the way it runs but I personally would like a more sporty look I know scramblers and Trail Blazers use the same frame if the right generation but are the plastics (front and...
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