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  1. 2005 Sportsman 500

    ATV Purchasing and Price
    Hey guys, new member here, just wanted to say hey, and hear your input about a 2005 sportsman 500 H.O. I bought. It is camo, has only 45 hrs and 196 miles, 2 inch factory lift, no plastics cracked or broken, and factory warn winch. I paid $3000...I feel like a got an ok deal but wanted to see...
  2. 2008 sportsman 500 efi second starter

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently installed yet another starter and bendex in my 08 500 efi. This one went too because it only clicks when you try to turn it over. I also have a problem with something drawing too much power cause my brand new battery isn't holding a charge. Suggestions?
  3. 500 HO EFI Key Start Problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey All, First post here and looking for some help from the team. I have an interesting ignition problem with my 2008 500 HO, EFI that I was hoping someone else has seen to help guide me to the right area. Symptoms: - no hot from ignition switch to starter (RD/WT) on switch - pull starter...
  4. 2004 Predator 50 Compression

    Polaris Predator
    I have been having some power and starting issues with my son's 2004 Predator 50. I am pretty sure that I need to buy a stator. I finally was able to borrow a compression checker from my father inlaw. The compression came in around 85. The shop manual says it should be between 110 -130. I...
  5. Starter Stays Engaged

    Polaris Sportsman
    I just purchased a 2012 Polaris Sportsman 400 and it's still in it's break in period. While I was starting it yesterday, I noticed that the starter stayed engaged for a few seconds (about 3) after the engine had started. My concern is that this could cause damage to the starter. Is this...
  6. Starting problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    New to this forum, so I am sure this question has been asked a lot. Please help any way you can! 2000 Xplorer 250cc. Starter suddenly will not start engine. I can hear the solenoid engage and have cleaned all batter contacts, etc. I lightly tapped on starter and it again worked fine for about 3...
  7. 1989 Polaris Trail Boss 2x4 Wont Fire

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I have a 1989 Polaris Trail Boss 2x4 that I've been trying to start. I bought it with some parts missing, we got it to turn over but will not start. Got desperate and sprayed with Ethyer, made no difference. The electric start works if I jump the seleniod, turns over, jumping with my truck...
  8. starter problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My 2004 carb'd sportsman 700 has developed a starting problem. When you turn the key off it keeps trying to start. If it was a car, I would say its the starter relay shorted out. I pulled out the ignition switch and it still tries to start. any ideas? I don't want to buy a bunch of parts...