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  1. Back to Life

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2004 Polaris 500 HO that I am in the process of bringing back to life after 10 years in the garage. Originally it went down with a bad starter. I have replaced the starter, battery and the solenoid. I am not sure the solenoid is the correct one. So far I have power to the gauge...
  2. Polaris 2005 Bendix Removal

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I'm trying to remove the bendix off of my atv, and I've watched all the videos, however, i dont think the setup of the bendix on my atv is the same as all the others... ive tried and tried to get that bendix out and it wont come.. its more of a snug fit than the other ones on the videos...
  3. Sportsman 110 Youth starter issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    2016 Sportsman 110 EFI Youth. This has only been ridden four times. It has 5-8 hours on it. We tried to start it this morning. It made a strange noise. Now the starter is just free spinning. The dealer is a good distance away so I'm hoping I can fix this here. Is there a troubleshooting...
  4. 2006 predator 500

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I week ago I bought a 2006 predator 500. I ran it for about 3 hours then went to start it it started up fine but bogged out about 1 minute later. Tried to start it back up and would only start with choke on. After that I found out that the battery cables were loose. Long story short I had to buy...
  5. OEM Starter vs. eBay; Huge Price Difference...WHY?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2008 Sportsman 500 EFI Touring. Last weekend I go out to start it and all I get is click click click. Battery is putting out nearly 14 volts. Voltage regulator is newish, and I think working fine. I have determined it is the starter. I will pull it to bench test, but even banging...
  6. Polaris Phoenix Wiring for Starter and Relay

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2005 phoenix 200 I am looking for a wiring diagram. I was having problems getting the machine to start. It was just clicking. I purchased a new battery and charged it overnight. Still nothing but clicking. I had my son look at it and he said it may be the starter or solenoid. When he...
  7. Greasing Bendix Shafts and flywheel/starter gears and minor issues with both

    ATV Oil, Lubrication & Filter
    I have a question for anyone who serviced ATV's specifically the side where the pull starter (on older models) and/or the starter system in general (all models). I have a 2006 Polaris 450 and I go through a starter about once a year. I was told by the local dealer that starters should have a...
  8. Electrical , 2014 sportsman 400ho help !!

    ATV New Members
    Ok I need some help. This thing has been down all winter. Long story short, had no power, cut out 3 fusible links and replaced . ( bad advice ) I found out the solenoid was bad. Then shorted it out by using a cheap one, the studs swisted and caused wires on solenoid to burn. I took to local (...
  9. 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700 starter issues .. Help

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello, My name is Steve, thanks for allowing me to join this group, I have a 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700, when you turn the key the starter seems like its binding up, well it burned up the starter, like smoke coming off it burned up, so i changed the starter, the bendix, and the solenoid, still...
  10. 2008 Outlaw 525 starter

    ATV Parts Wanted
    I would like to find a starter for this outlaw project I've been working on.
  11. Polaris sportsman 500 won't start.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I was just using my polaris sportsman 500 yesterday in the yard. I went to get back on it and it would not start. I would just here a single click and then nothing. I did a few test and solenoid and starter were getting the 12v they needed. I went ahead and replaced both starter and solenoid...
  12. Starter Binding Up

    Polaris Trail Blazer
    Hi, I just bought a '99 Trailblazer and the starter was shot. I replaced the starter with one from DB Electrical off amazon. It works fine when I take the pull start assembly off but as soon as I put it back on the starter drive is hitting something and will just click once and won't turn over...
  13. Starter Problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Got a 99 Polaris xplorer 400. Starts from the pull no problem but the electric start won't start it. The starter does spin up when you press the ignition but it never catches. Any ideas what to check or look for? Guy I bought it off of said its a brand new starter
  14. 2004/5 scrambler 500 4x4 multiple electrical issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just picked up a 2006 (not an 04 or 05)scrambler that has been ridden pretty hard and it has a few electrical issues. I am courious if they migh all be related or if you think they are seperate. The issues are as follows: No electric start-just clicks back by the battery Will not idle when...
  15. bendix installation

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm new here and looking for answers. I have a 2005 Sportsman 800 and it recently stopped cranking. It happened after a day of riding. The starter had a real slow and sluggish turnover. I ordered a new starter and bendix. I was wondering if it was possible to install the new bendix without...
  16. Polaris Magnum 425 starter problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Good evening, I have a problem and I need advice from wiser heads. I had a problem with the starter on my 95 magnum 425. Pulled the original starter and took it apart. Found one brush broken and the other worn all the way down. Looking online for a new brush kit, found a brand-new...
  17. '13 sportsman 500 starter

    ATV General Discussion
    I absolutely hate the way 500 starters sound. I know that these starters are noisy anyway, but mine sometimes even tries to hang up and sounds rough. Is there any kind of aftermarket starters for this bike?
  18. Starter spins, doesn't start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So I've got a '05 500 Sportsman, and since the temps have started cooling off, the electric starter won't work. It sounds like it spins freely, but doesn't engage the flywheel. I can pull start it, and once it's warmed up, the starter will work. I'm at a loss. I thought maybe the battery was too...
  19. Starter won't engage

    Polaris Magnum
    HELP! I bought this 2000 Magnum 500 that won't start. Was ridden in water, and everything rotating was stuck. I've cleaned everything up, and crankshaft rotates, no water in cc. Replaced the starter solenoid, battery, starter bendix, and it still won't turn over (with the electric starter)...
  20. Polaris Scrambler 400 electric start no start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    ok so im new to the site and dont know where to start. i have a 2000 polaris scrambler 2 stroke it is the 2x4 model. i cant seam to get the electric starter to work. i bought the quad about 3 months ago and would like to use it. i have replaced the starter with a new one. also replaced the key...