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  1. 1997? Sportsman 400 4x4 Recoil Starter Issue

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello! I am new to the ATV scene I just purchased my machine last night. Everything was going great until I decided to try the pull starter. Something broke loose and cracked the housing. I was trying to search for a good used or cheap new recoil seeing as this is my first machine. Any help...
  2. 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...
  3. Sportsman 400 problem with AWD light

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi, Just wondering if someone have the same problem on their 2004 sportsman 400. When driving it with AWD off, the AWD indicator turns on for a few seconds sporadically. I also find that it seems to be a litte harder to turn to the right side and it seems to have a high pitch sounds coming...
  4. 1997 polaris sportsman wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    i have a 1997 sportsman 400 and it turns over but wont start. i have replaced the starter and battery and checked almost all connections. Can anyone help ?
  5. New member with old Sportsman

    ATV New Members
    I just bought a 1997 Sportsman 400 with only 2500 mi. It definitely needs a new battery. It also appears that the charging system is not working. The 4x4 does not lock in when the button is pushed in and no lights work and I don't think the cooling fan works either, but I don't think I've gotten...
  6. 2003 Sportsman 400 4x4 Rear brake

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Hi Everybody! I found the sportsman behind my wifes grandparents barn sitting. All 4 flat, battery cracked open, pitiful. My heart beats for machines so I took it inside, and started to take it apart. Long story short, Its running uneven, havent figured yet, but more important was, that the...
  7. Looking to get into the game with a 2004 Sportsman 400

    ATV Purchasing and Price
    hey guys, looking to buy my first atv. Found a 2004 sportsman 400 with less than a hundred miles on it (import from the states). I'm not a stranger to riding, but have never owned one so am unsure of what to look for in a used one. Any suggestions as far as identifying one that'll likely give...
  8. 94 SPortsman 400 Transmission swap

    Polaris Sportsman
    I need to replace my transmission. The housing is busted where the swing arm rest. is it best to replace? What other models/ years are compatible to swap? Thanks
  9. 95 sportsman 400 4x4 need an engine interchange

    Polaris Sportsman
    new to the polaris scene. not sure which engines will fit my 95 sportsman or where to find one.
  10. WTB 95 polaris sportsman 4x4 400 engine 2 stroke

    ATV Parts Wanted
    looking to buy an engine for a 95 polaris 2 stroke 400 was told they work off the scamblers and trailblazers. not sure if 4x4 matters either. located in conklin ny.
  11. sportsman noob bogging issues

    ATV New Members
    Hi, thanks for all the help so far ,everyone's been a lot of help with all my problems. I have a 2003 sportsman 400. I bought it a couple months ago,Its my first quad and I know nothing about them just learning as i go. It ran great until a week ago when it started bogging down on me about half...
  12. winch mount for 2011 400ho?

    ATV General Discussion
    i have a champion 2500 lb winch for my 400ho and it is a hitch mounted winch. i would like to try to mount it in the front but im am not sure at all how to mount it. while it on the hitch it sticks out quite a bit and if i go on a steep incline all of the sudden it will scrape the ground and now...
  13. 400 sportsman counterbalance question

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    First Post on this most excellent forum. Just bought a 96 400 sportsman and doing a "quicky" rebuild to stop my oil and water from comingling. I've got the the Gasket and Seal kit coming tomorrow, and with a little luck I'll be pulling dead tree remains out of my backyard all weekend long. I've...
  14. 2001 sportsman 400 4x4 parts finder help

    Polaris Sportsman
    hey guys i got my quad ive been fixing her up all the time it feels like then as fate has it im not doneive fixed the front end starter battery and a full tune up all the way around the quad its been seriously aggervating but besides that i enjoy doing it but this problem is bugging me now cause...
  15. 1995 Sportsman 400 no spark when key is on

    ATV New Members
    Hello all, I have a 1995 Polaris Sportsman 400 that is not getting any spark when the key is turned on and the kill switch is in the run position. If I turn the key off and use the pull start to turn over the engine, I do get a spark. If the key is on and the kill switch is in the off position I...
  16. 2001 sportsman 400 one wheel has no power

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I was out for a ride tonight, and way home the rear of the bike started dog tailing all over the trail any time I gave it some gas. Then while going through some mud I noticed the rear right wheel was not spinning. After getting home I gave it a check over, and the rubber boots didnts seem to...
  17. 4X4 problem

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2003 Polaris sportsman 400 and the 4X4 does not work. I have noticed that the 4X4 light never comes on even when you just turn the key to the on position, could this be an electrical problem?
  18. Tires and wheels

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2002 Polaris sportsman 400 and I was wanting to get new wheels and tires how big can I go without having to modify my quad? Right now I have stock 25 x 8 x 12 front 25 x 11 x 10 rear
  19. no experience with small engines

    ATV New Members
    hey guys/girls, just picked up a 94 sportsman 400 4x4 with 778 original miles on it. i am a certified diesel engine tech, but i have never touched a small engine/drivetrain/chassis to do anything other than change the oil for the most part. probably gonna be askin a bunch of advice from you...