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  1. 2004 Polaris 330 Magnum

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys, i just joined the forums, and just recently adopted a 2004 polaris 330 mag, my mom traded her old snowmobile for this ATV, stating it ran fine when they went to pick it up (Plastics and the whole machine + tires are like new condition + ownership). Later when they got it home they went...
  2. flywheel problem?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a friend's 90 that I've been working on because it has no spark. It had a lot of things wrong, this is just the last thing. The stator had to be replaced along with the pulse/trigger coil & still no spark despite the new stator being in spec :(( Along the way i noticed the outside...
  3. 1998 Polaris 425 Magnum 4x4 Repair after 2 years of sitting

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys, appreciate some help! I just pulled my family's old ATV out of 2 years of sitting in a shed. I want to fix it up and get it running again, but this is my first experience with small engines. I've gotten part way through and I'm learning as I go, but I'm bound to have even more...
  4. Can't shift with the motor on

    Polaris Magnum
    I have a 1995 425 Magnum that I picked up off craigslist. I had to clean the carb and replace the starter motor and bendix and it was running again. But now I can't shift gears when the motor is running. The shifting feels ok when the motor is off, but after you turn it on it feels like...
  5. Cracked brake reservoir... Can it be glued?

    ATV New Members
    Hello fellow Polaris ATVers. I recently picked up a '98 Xplorer 400 and had the misfortune of running my brake reservoir on my handlebars into a tree. It cracked the bottom of the plastic reservoir and the fluid began to leak out. I ordered a replacement reservoir but it won't be here until...
  6. 1999 Scrambler 400 4x4 Primary clutch stuck

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 1999 Polaris Scrambler 400 4x4, I got it a while back and I love it. Recently while riding it I heard something make a knocking sound and then it shut off. I'm fairly certain the crank bearings are the problem and I need to replace them. Only problem is I can't get the primary clutch...
  7. 07 sportsman 500 ho EFI battery not charging!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I am new to the forum and I know this topic has been discussed to death as I have been researching it for the last few weeks. Just hoping to get some direct help as I have reached a kind of grey area in my repairs. The last ride this bike was on was about a year ago when the battery stopped...
  8. 99 sportsman 500 high beam and indic lights went out

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello. I turned too sharp and hit the end of steering and my high beam and N, R, and high beam indicator lights went out. Bulb is fine. Can anyone guide me where to start? fuse?? I appreciate your time, I really do. Just got it..it's my first, wanted one my whole life
  9. Won't start/dies

    Polaris Phoenix
    Hii Let me just start off with that if my grammar is bad, so sorry. From norway, so english is not my first language :) A couple of days ago i couldn't start my bike when i turned the key to the light(...
  10. Where to ride in Colorado Springs area

    ATV Trails
    Just moved here from Texas and looking for any one that knows of any good trails in area. Also anybody have experience with any shops in area?
  11. battery light flashing

    ATV General Discussion
    I am new to this chat stuff so bear with me. I have 2007 sportsman 500 EFI that after running a bit the battery starts to flash on the indicator. I know the battery is charged and holds a charge. and there doesn't seem to be a draw. Last week the high beam head light would come on and go out...
  12. Signs of broken timing chain?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm new to this forum and also polaris machines.. so what up! anyways, i need advice on what's going on with this wheeler i'm thinking about trading for. It's an 03 preddy 500 and right now not running (it was last week). i went over and checked it out and he hit the start button and it juss...
  13. Battery Question

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a slow drain on the battery of my 97 Magnum 425. I charge the battery and it works for about a week then the battery is dead again. Any suggestions on what could be draining it? Thanks
  14. Service Manuals

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    As some of you may know I have been providing service manuals for some time on the Forum. Recently someone hacked my email acct. and/or installed spyware which affected myself and was spamming many of my customers! I DO want to say that the problem is resolved and additional safeguards put in...
  15. Need a tech's help somthing serious!!!!

    ATV General Discussion
    I HAVE A 97 POLARIS 500 4X4 EXPLORER. I JUST BOUGHT IT TODAY. THE BIKE WOULD GO INTO GEAR WHILE I LOADED IT UP. IT ROCKED AND WOBELED BAD WHEN I DROVE IT AT HOME AND MADE A CLACKING NOISE. NOW IT WILL NOT EVEN GO INTO GREAR. I MANAGED TO GET IT IN TO DRIVE BUT HAD TO GIVE IT QUITE A BIT OF GAS...
  16. I really need some help

    ATV New Members
    I HAVE A 97 POLARIS 500 4X4 EXPLORER. I JUST BOUGHT IT TODAY. THE BIKE WOULD GO INTO GEAR WHILE I LOADED IT UP. IT ROCKED AND WOBELED BAD WHEN I DROVE IT AT HOME AND MADE A CLACKING NOISE. NOW IT WILL NOT EVEN GO INTO GREAR. I MANAGED TO GET IT IN TO DRIVE BUT HAD TO GIVE IT QUITE A BIT OF GAS...
  17. XP 550 Ball Joint Separated

    Polaris Sportsman
    I had the ball joint separate on my 09 XP 550 this past weekend while riding. What a mess, still in shock. I called Polaris and they said that my VIN was not part of the recall, I only have about 420 Miles on the vehicle and can't understand how it could not have been part of the recall. They...
  18. 08 400ho radiator

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    New to board. I have a small hole in the front of my radiator. Trying to get it out to repair it. Have it all loose but still won't come out. Do you have to take a wheel and shock off to remove the radiator? Anyone know an easier way. If I take the fan off will it come out? Pain in the ass to...
  19. 2000 Polaris Scrambler 400 Counter Balance?

    Polaris Scrambler
    Hey guys. I have a 2000 polaris scrambler 400 2-stroke. I need a little help with my counter balance oil. Just got This 4 wheeler and dont have a service manual yet. Im looking for the counter balance oil dip stick and drain plug. Also how much and what kind of oil should be added to this...
  20. Help w/ 4x4 testing (the next steps ?) awd

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    OK a while back I posted up about the 4x4 issues with my 1993 trail boss 250. Finally warmed up enough here that I felt like getting out there to check it out further. WHAT I"VE DONE/FOUND: I removed all of the plastic sheathing to the wires and followed them from wiring / circut panal on...
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