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  1. Sportsman 850 Differential

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello Everyone, Quick back story, in January this year I got my bike stuck in some quick sand type mud and took forever to get it out. During this time I could not get the tires to spin due to the wet sand. While rocking it out I was working the throttle when I heard a pop in the rear end. Got...
  2. Rear diff

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    I have a 2015 sportsman 1000 that I recently purchased. While playing in the snow today in 2wd it seemed to start clattering and sending power to one rear then the other and back and forth kind of like in a truck.only did it when I was taking off and the rear tires were trying to find traction...
  3. Sportsman 500 only moves in 4x4 with only front tires

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2001 Sportsman 500 HO. I took it off a small jump and it stopped me as soon as I landed. It was stuck until I put it in 4x4 and only the front tires engage now. I took the cover off for the drive belt to see if that was the problem and its completely fine. Its not a beat machine either...
  4. Need help! Rear diff 2010 sportsman 550xp

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm trying to remove my rear diff in my 2010 sportsman 550xp, I have it completely disconnected but I can't get it out of the frame. I removed the belt housing,but there still isn't enough room. Also my 4x4 isn't working, I don't know of it's my actuator or what. When I put it in 4wd it shows up...
  5. 2005 ATP 330 rear not locking

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi all, newbie here. I have a 2005 ATP 330 which has the on demand AWD. The diagnostic shows "off" when in 2x4 and "on" in AWD. In 2x4 and AWD the rear is not locking. I'm getting 12 volts at solenoid but no lockup. Any ideas? Thanks
  6. stripped threads out of rear end

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I changed the rear differential oil in my 2005 500 HO and over torqued the plug stripping the threads out of the rear housing. Does anyone have a fix for this problem? What looked like a relatively simple job is turning into a nightmare. Any and all suggestions are appreciated....
  7. Grinding noise!!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Im having a problem with my 1996 sportsman500. When I apply the brakes there is a grinding noise (similar to gears grinding on a manual transmission in a car) coming from the rear. It happens mostly when I apply the brakes, but occasionally I have a metallic noise when I start to go forward...
  8. 2008 X2 Rear end is out. need a new gear case

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    never broke an axel, but shredded my gears in the rear in. damn the luck. can i use any old sportsman 700 rear diff to replace this 700 X2 Sportsman.
  9. On the parts hunt

    ATV New Members
    I need to locate a rear differential for a Polaris ATV. It must be new or as close to new as is not. Year model: preferred 2000 to 2011. Or if you have some information that would help me locate one, it would be much appreciated.