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  1. 2004 Sportsman 500 Solenoid Wiring

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello - I am trying to replace a solenoid in my 2004 Sportsman 500. It has 4 posts like the old one I replaced. I, of course, didn't take a picture of how it was wired before taking it apart. There are 4 posts on the solenoid. I believe I have the two smaller posts on the left (in the pic) wired...
  2. Back to Life

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2004 Polaris 500 HO that I am in the process of bringing back to life after 10 years in the garage. Originally it went down with a bad starter. I have replaced the starter, battery and the solenoid. I am not sure the solenoid is the correct one. So far I have power to the gauge...
  3. 2004 Sportsman 400 No Start

    Polaris Sportsman
    Initial Issue: after an electronic start I had a high pitch sound. A noise I had never heard before. I was in the field and I immediately trailered the ATV. After reading advice from this forum, I replaced the battery(needed replacing), and cleaned the connections to the solenoid. I still...
  4. Polaris Phoenix Wiring for Starter and Relay

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2005 phoenix 200 I am looking for a wiring diagram. I was having problems getting the machine to start. It was just clicking. I purchased a new battery and charged it overnight. Still nothing but clicking. I had my son look at it and he said it may be the starter or solenoid. When he...
  5. Electrical , 2014 sportsman 400ho help !!

    ATV New Members
    Ok I need some help. This thing has been down all winter. Long story short, had no power, cut out 3 fusible links and replaced . ( bad advice ) I found out the solenoid was bad. Then shorted it out by using a cheap one, the studs swisted and caused wires on solenoid to burn. I took to local (...
  6. Won't start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2009 Sportsman Touring 800. After I went riding yesterday, I tried to start my ATV and I didn't get a click, but my gauges all worked. I jumped the solenoid and it started right up. I thought the solenoid was bad and put a new one on, nothing changed. Any suggestions? Has anyone...
  7. Polaris sportsman 500 won't start.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I was just using my polaris sportsman 500 yesterday in the yard. I went to get back on it and it would not start. I would just here a single click and then nothing. I did a few test and solenoid and starter were getting the 12v they needed. I went ahead and replaced both starter and solenoid...
  8. Battery light flashing, winch solenoid clicking?

    Polaris Sportsman
    I picked up an 08 sportsman 500 ho with a winch and plow setup this fall. I used the winch a few times and I noticed ever so often the solenoid/control under the right front fender would click and not release the winch cable. I took it all apart, cleaned and sprayed everything with WD-40 to keep...
  9. 2007 sportsman starting issue pdm? ecm?

    Polaris Sportsman
    hello guys, im new to the site and joined for this issue, My 2007 Polaris sportsman 500 X2 has a starting problem. when i turn the key (with the kill switch in the run position) nothing happens, but it will ocassionally click (efi) and the dash lishts will flash. with the key on, i cant turn on...
  10. New Solenoid different from old solenoid

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi all - Polaris Sportsman 400 2005 model. I'm replacing starter, drive, and now solenoid. Started and drive went in well. Looking at solenoid and comparing to models offered on line to purchase and they are different. Old solenoid has a ground terminal. New solenoids do not have one. So what...
  11. Bringing 1998 Xplorer 400 back from the dead!!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So the other day a friend of mine came into our garage that my mother made my dad have built for all of our extras. 4 wheelers, dirt bikes, and a 1972 VW Superbeetle. All of which do not run. He says," dude this thing still does not work?!" so needless to say later that night I drank a red bull...
  12. Electric Start Problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought a 1996 polaris 400 scrambler that was in pretty rough shape. I am now stuck on a problem with the electic start. When i push the electric start button - nothing happens(no clicks, no nothing). The starter turns when i hook it up to jump cables, i replaced the solenoid, and i...
  13. Starter rebuild instructions

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Can anyone point me in the direction of some instructions on how to rebuild a starter for my '07 Sportsman 800? I see that the kits are pretty inexpensive (relative to a new one anyway) and I'd like to give it a shot. I'm guessing that the rebuild kits don't come with instructions...or am I...
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