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  1. Braking issue

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    So yesterday I was out riding my 2008 sportsman 500, it has brand new brake pads and I bled the brakes about two months ago. But yesterday as I'm riding I slowly lost a little brake pressure and my lever had a little more slack then usual. Then I go to hit them again and I have no pressure at...
  2. 08 Sportsman 500HO trouble

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm a newbie so please bear with me. I first found a problem trying to start my wheeler unless I moved the handlebars. I found some cracked and broken wires in the ignition harness and I repaired them but while I was repairing them, I had a battery charger hooked to the pair of leads that are...
  3. 2006 Sportsman 500efi overheating

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    This weekend I was riding my 2006 Sportsman 500efi in the mountains of AZ in cool temperatures (40 degrees) and had the "HEAT" indicator start to flash after about 10 minutes of riding, when I came to a stop and let it idle, the cooling fan came on and the "HEAT" indicator went off immediately...
  4. 2008 Sportsman 500 EFI Overheating problem!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm having a problem with my Sportsman. While recently riding in TN, "hot" indicator began to come on yet again. Rad is clean, new fan, but fan was cycling intermittently. I am planning on replacing the temperature sending unit, however while doing fan circuit test described in the manual...
  5. My Sportsman X2 500 EFI Want start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    H guys, I have a very annoying problem with my Sportsman 500 EFI X2 after using it for an hour does not start when stop. I leave 20-30 minutes and start correctly. what kind of problem could be? :werd:
  6. '08 500 efi fuel filter

    Polaris ATV How-Tos
    Wondering if a guy needs to take off the whole front storage box in order to change out the fuel filter? Or can this be done through the fuse access? Nif I do have to remove the storage box what's the secret?
  7. new member from the bush

    ATV New Members
    i'm a new member from iliamna, ak. i have a 2009 sportsman 500 EFI. currently it's not running. i need someone to help me figure out why. recently rebuilt motor after lubrication issues. everything ran fine till the bike got hot and shut itself down. pulled the top end off to make sure no...
  8. New from central TN

    ATV New Members
    Bought my first ATV one year ago. 08 Sportsman 500 EFI added 2500lb winch front and rear brush guards and rocker switch to run rear worklights. Snowed on the day I bought so had to have a little fun with my Stepson
  9. Belt Issues

    Polaris Sportsman
    Newbie here - My'07 6X6 has issues with going thru belts and clutch buttons, she's gone thru 5 belts and replaced buttons each time. Bike only has 515 miles and under 80 hrs. Can hear and feel awful thumping under the clutch cover and getting worse, even with belt changes and chain...
  10. 2007 Sportsman 500 EFI electrical and/or fuel pump problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I have a 2007 Sportsman 500 EFI with about 200 miles on it. The other day I went to turn it on and the digital display starts going wacky (technical term, right?). It's cycling off and on, all the normal electronic startup sounds repeating all over again. However, I can't actually...
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