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  1. 2000 335 hard to get in gear (forward or reverse)

    Polaris Sportsman
    I should have asked this a minute ago and just thought about it - I was trying to get the 2000 335 in gear last night, and it was tough moving it through the gear ranges. When I put it in low range it was tough to get back to neutral or any other gear. I finally did get it back. Is there a good...
  2. 1997 polaris sportsman500 sitting for two years.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi guys. Recently bought a 1997 sportsman 500 on Craig's list for 800. It came with a front end loader. The guy I bought it from said its been sitting for about 2 years. It was in pretty rough shape , had some rusting issues. The exhaust was pretty rotted. I got it home and replaced the battery...
  3. Newby sportsman 700 problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys. Im new to the forum and polaris in general. I just picked up a 2005 polaris sportsman 700 efi. Having a few problems. 1) The shifter is very sloppy. Has about 3/4 an inch of play, and when i look back to where the shift rod goes into the gear box, the bracket that connects them...
  4. HELP!!! can anyone help me

    Polaris Predator
    i need a shift lever for my predator can anyone help me out i cant fnd one anywhere exept oem i want a aftermarket or one to another quad that will fit mine
  5. 2001 400 Sportsman stuck in reverse

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My 2001 400 Polaris Sportsman is stuck in reverse. The shifter feels really stuck and doesn't seem to move. If I force it I probably would break something. Is there a linkage to the transmission, or is it electric somehow? I felt around the box the shifter goes in to, and couldn't feel a linkage...
  6. 95 Magnum 4X4 AWD Problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I spent the last couple months pulling my hair out troubleshooting the carb on my bike and i finally have it running like a champ... well almost. I was going across a creek and couldn't make it in 2 wheel drive so i switched to all wheel drive and it wouldn't engage going forward. I then...
  7. Lets see your Custom and Aftermarket Shifters

    ATV Visual & Body Modifications
    I am interested to see what you guys are doing for custom shifters. I know rubberdown makes one. and I think I seen someone here with a draft tap for a shifter. Lets see what you got, and tell us what you did to make it work.
  8. 96' Polaris Sportsman 4x4 400 Transmission (Gearcase) Trouble????

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought this ATV. It runs great, but I'm having a Trans problem. When I first drained the gear box it looked like half water half oil and it was blackish grey with a few clumps in it. I cleaned it all out and added 80-90. The gearcase was a little loose so I tightened up all the bolts I...
  9. 09 850 XP shifter problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi Everyone, im new to this so feedback would be greatly appreciated! i bought an 850 XP and last weekend i got it stuck in a HUGE water hole. Well after i got pulled out by 2 atv's we drained the belt and everything was working just fine, except, now it shifts into H,L,N,R,P REALLY hard. If...
  10. 4x4(four wheel drive) goes in and out

    Polaris Sportsman
    My ATV: 1994 Sportsman 400L 4x4 W948040 I have noticed the shift linkage is loose on a lot of Polaris's. When in Low Gear, I am able to slightly move the shifter still back and forth as if there is play from the cup bearing where the handle sub assembly rests. When the Shifter moves just...