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  1. Staring problems

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2016 Sportsman 450ho. I charged the battery, before I turned the key I unplugged the charger. it started right up. When I removed the contacts from the battery it died and has no power. If I put the contacts back on the battery it will start with or without the charger plugged in. What...
  2. 2016 Sportsman 450 Electrical issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I am new so thank you for your patience. I have a 2016 Sportsman 450 that won't crank. When I turn the key over nothing happens, no clicking, no cranking, no nothing. But with the key in the run position or on position, when I jump the starter solenoid it starts fine and runs perfectly...
  3. Overcharge issue... PLEASE HELP

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm at my wits end... I have 06 sportsman 450. Battery light flashing so I put on volt meter and getting overcharge (up to 18v @3000 rpm). I have new battery in it and just replaced ecm today. Put in new ecm and SAME DAMN THING! If i put on lights it brings voltage down to 12+, likely...
  4. General tune up

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys, doing a tune up on my 06 sportsman 450 this weekend. I'm planning on cleaning the carb, cleaning the air filter, new spark plug, change the oil, and change the fuel filter. Anyone else have any other recommendations? Can anyone recommend a good plug? And anyone use oil other than the...
  5. Rad Relocate for 07' 450 Sportsman???

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, ive got a question. Ive got an 07' Sportsman 450 that im lookin to relocate the rad. Im tired of after a good mud trip tryin to clean the dam rad out... its in the dumbest place. Im wantin to relocate it ontop of the front rack. I haunestly don't care for the front rack on my machine...
  6. 06 sportsman 450

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    Beat the hell out of my machine today...not the first time.. And now..when I'm in high, and I smash the throttle from a stop, it revs really high-like stuck in low gear-before it abruptly transfers to a higher speed. Some noise coming from I believe the belt area..particularly at lower speed. I...
  7. 2006 sportsman 450 fan and speedo issue

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    On my sportsman Ijust picked up the speedo isn't working. Its all wire no cable but is dial type speed display. That isn't working but all other display stuff does. Inside the dash the big plug that goes into the back of speedo there is a blue wire with white stripe that is pulled out of the...
  8. Sportsman over charging

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I got a 06 sportsman with a bad motor real cheap. I bought a used low hr replacement motor and installed it. After i started it the bat light is flashing,so I checked the voltage and it shows 17 to 17.5 volts. Does this help?
  9. Sportsman 450, Drive clutch

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm having problems with my 450, I am new to ATVing and not much of a gear head, but pretty mechanical capable and willing to try and tackle anything. The problem I am having is lack of power transfer, I think. I've searched the threads and thought my problem was a worn belt, changed belt...
  10. Buyin an 06 sportsman 450

    ATV General Discussion
    Hey just wanna check on it... Im pretty much buyin it regardless... but anything i need to know bout these particular atv's? and my biggest concern is I tested it out today... rides good runs good kinda hard to shift but no biggie... but as i was ridin i noticed there was some sorta rattle...
  11. sportman 450 plowing mulch?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum. Question. Can I use a snow plow to move mulch? I am in South Florida but I would like to try using the plow on mulch. I have a local tree guy supplying me with about 15 loads of mulch, probably. The piles are about six feet high and 15 ft long & six ft wide...
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