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  1. New Stator, Now No Start on Sportsman 500 HO (non efi)

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey all, looking for some help. i have a 08 sportsman 500 ho which has been spiking in voltage up to about 17 with the rpms about 3500 and no lights/ accessories turned on. i threw some parts at it like the regulator/ rectifier and problem still there. researching a bit more and talking to...
  2. Taking off plastics

    ATV Visual & Body Modifications
    Anyone know how to take off the plastics as well as the foot pad on a 2011 polaris 500 HO? video would be great! Trying to get her all cleaned up and want to get into the tight spots before i bring it in to the dealership for service... Don't want them voiding my warrenty for "exsessive...
  3. how do i mount a yamaha warn winch on a 02 sportsman 500?

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hi I was given a warn winch by a friend brand new in the box. But it is for a yamaha. What do I Ned to do to mount it on my 2002 sportsman 500? The front end is stock , do I need to buy a aftermarket bumper or just a mounting bracket , I don't know this will be my first time to mount one on a...
  4. Wanna run bigger tires on 08 Sportsman 500 H.O.

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    I just bought this 2008 500 thats in really good condition. Still looks brand new. Anyways, it has the aluminum wheels with 26's on it and I would like to either run 27s or 28s but it looks a larger tire will scrub the tie rod and the hub/strut. What is the work around for this? Is there a kit...
  5. 2004 Sportsman 500 H.O. help

    Polaris Sportsman
    I am picking up a 2004 Sportsman 500 h.o. tommorow. i paid 1400 for it. it is camo. new itp tires, winch, heated hand grips. kimplex back box with backrest pad. "skinny" gas container for the front rack. problems are broken pull start rope, speedometer doesnt work, and the man i buying it from...
  6. Sportsman 500 Cam Chain broke?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I was out riding for about 15min, and I stopped and turned off the machine. I went to start again and it would not start. Gas was leaking from the bottom of the Carb so when I got back home I took it to the dealer who just installed the brand new carb. They called me back and said the float bowl...
  7. Polaris Sportsman 500 HO need help

    ATV New Members
    Hello everyone I recently purchased a 2002 Polaris sportsman 500 HO. I have been having problems with the headlights. When driving in forward high or low all the lights will go out or flicker on and off. (this includes the lights for the speedo and controls) When you change the shifter to...
  8. Engine Manfacturer - 2010 Sportsman 500 HO

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey gang! I'm a longtime reader, first time posting. My wife suprised me with a brand new Sportsman 500 HO for Christmas! I've never been so anxious to see the snow leave! I've been trying to find some info online with no results. So here is my question if anyone knows: Is the engine in my...
  9. OIL CHANGE 2002 Sportsman 500 HO Questions...

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I need to change the oil on a 2000 Sportsman 500 HO. Do I just drain the pan and change the filter or does this model need the crank case drained as well? I used to have a Bombardier and you just pulled the drain plug and changed the filter and you were done. I guess I am just wondering what...
  10. 2010 Sportsman 500 H.O. dies in idle first hour? And several times since...

    Polaris Sportsman
    I just bought the sportsman 500 ho on Saturday. I had it back in the shop at the dealership yesterday at noon, two days later. It died after having it home for less than 10 minutes. The machine has stalled out while idling in H,L and R several times in two hours and 11 miles. I have been very...
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