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  1. Trouble with 1999 Sportsman 500

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey! I was wondering if anyone on here would know the solution to an issue that I'm having with my machine. The quad is a 1999 Sportsman 500 and it had a problem today. I had the throttle just about maxed in low range and was not moving. I assumed the belt was slipping because it had been left...
  2. 2008 Polaris ranger 700 whines when I accelerate

    ATV General Discussion
    When I accelerate and get up around 10 mph it starts whining and as I continue accelerating it keeps whining. How can I fix this? Is it something that can be fixed? Thanks.
  3. 2000 Sportsman 500 Problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500. A year or so ago we got it running after replacing the kill switch. It ran great but after some use for a couple months it got a flat tire and for some reason we just forgot about it and it sat for some time. Before it sat i replaced the gas cap, fuel...
  4. 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...
  5. Sportsman 570 rear RH sway bar link contacting exhaust- PLEASE HELP!

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Hello All, I've been having an issue with my 2017 Sportsman 570 that pertains to the rear RH sway bar link contacting the exhaust muffler when the suspension is at near full travel. I brought the machine to my local dealer and tried to get it checked out under warranty. Since the service...
  6. Sportsman 110 Youth starter issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    2016 Sportsman 110 EFI Youth. This has only been ridden four times. It has 5-8 hours on it. We tried to start it this morning. It made a strange noise. Now the starter is just free spinning. The dealer is a good distance away so I'm hoping I can fix this here. Is there a troubleshooting...
  7. ACCY fuse blow problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    If the pod mount receptacle receiver is plugged in the two leads it will blow my ACCY fuse also my winch will not work, if i unplug the leads to the pod mount receptacle receiver fuse will not blow and winch will work. I thought i found the problem because the positive terminal was loose. i...
  8. 1000 xp radiator

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    Hey guys, so i've had my new 1000 for about a week now and i've already noticed that some mud and sand are getting in the rad. Have any of you been mudding or at least in some mud and have you had this problem? Any solutions? I have been rinsing it out after every ride but that only does so...
  9. Cooling system??

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    i have a 2006 500 ho efi and it will drive for about 2 miles then on the screen it will read engine overheating. I didn't knoW what could be the problem for this if I need to get a new fan or what. Thanks
  10. polaris outlaw 2007

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Is it normal that i can only start it in neutral? If not what can be the problem? Thanks
  11. Sportsman 570 snorkels and other question****

    Polaris Sportsman 570
    Hello I'm new to the board , atvs and polaris hence the username ! I had a couple questions about my rig... First off is it normal for my sportsman to shut off on its own after going through some bog ? Also had some trouble getting it going again after it shut off , towed it back to the trailer...
  12. 2000 polaris sportsman 500

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently bought a 2000 polaris sportsman 500. When I bought it the only way to start it was to pull start it. It had electric anywhere throughout the fourwheeler, but the battery has charge. So I went through and checked all wires to make sure they were operating properly and they were until I...
  13. Adjusting the TPS?

    Polaris Outlaw
    I have a 2007 Polaris Outlaw 525 IRS and it had some issues in the fall when I rode it. It would stall if I jabbed the throttle. After doing literally everything I could have tried to make it run better... cleaning carb, cleaning needles, replacing carb boots, getting it to run great (not too...
  14. Need help with 1998 Scrambler 400

    Polaris Scrambler
    So... I'm new here and have run into a problem with my ATV. I let a friend ride my scrambler and he said he stopped it and shifted into neutral. He claims that when he did, the motor reved up wide open and wouldn't go back down to idle. He said he hit the kill switch and turned the key off and...
  15. '13 sportsman 500 starter

    ATV General Discussion
    I absolutely hate the way 500 starters sound. I know that these starters are noisy anyway, but mine sometimes even tries to hang up and sounds rough. Is there any kind of aftermarket starters for this bike?
  16. Winch was wired so that it's always got power...

    Polaris XP
    The Polaris dealer wired my Superwinch Terra 35 winch so that it's always got power. Even with the red switch on the handle bar set to STOP or OFF or whatever it says. Is that bad?
  17. outlaw 500 throttle issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So i bought a 2007 outlaw 500 IRS about a month ago. Completely stock, original tires, perfect running, no issues at all. Last week i came over a hill, caught a little air and clipped a tree. Broke all my front right steering components, but have all them replaced and wheeler is riding. But ever...
  18. sportsman 335 clutch engaging at idle

    Polaris Sportsman
    i recently picked up a 99 sportsman 335 and the clutch belt keeps engaging at idle. my idle is really low so im pretty sure thats not the problem, any ideas ? replys much appreciated, DB
  19. trailblazer 250 adult ride or no?

    ATV Performance Modifications
    ok look i know its a small machine however it came at the right price ($250 running with rear bearings out) now I rode it for the past year and it has been reliable for the most part but also a pooch...I'm 350 lbs... beings as this is an air cooled motor how much can be done before it starts...
  20. trail boss 330 starting problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently bought a 2003 trail boss 330. It runs fine after it warms up, but there are a couple issues when trying to start it. When I turn the key I just hear a click. When I try to start it with the pull cord, it takes a few pulls to get it started. The pull cord seems not to catch every...