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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    2004 Scrambler 500 When I try to start the bike with the key the starter will turn it over only once then disengage. If I bypass everything and jump the starter (same battery) directly it will crank over and start no problem. Any ideas? Thanks
  2. ATV General Discussion
    I am having a heck of a time trying to get the starter out. The service manual says there are two bolts holding it to the engine, but I can only access one, can't see or find the other one. I have removed the air cleaner box, recoil for pull start, rock protector plate and clutch cover. Is...
  3. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I replaced my ignition switch on my 92 trailboss 4x4 350L. It had bad tumblers and the old key was very worn which made the key hard to get to turn. After I replaced the switch, I can’t get the starter button or the lights to work. The atv will start and run with the pull start. Can anyone help...
  4. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I checked out the 'Wont Start Checklist' so I am guessing it is the Solenoid but I am home now on my computer so I thought I would post anyway before I go back up to the farm tomorrow to try and sort this out. TIA for any comments 2018 Polaris Ranger 500 SxS wont start. Ticking when key is...
  5. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Ok so i have a 1991 Polaris Trail boss 250 and i have never had any problems with it the only one i had was a starter issue and i was riding like that for about a year (i had the pull start) and i decided Electric start would be a nice option to have so i looked around and got an OEM starter and...
  6. Polaris Scrambler
    Hi guys new to this thread, so I have this 2003 scrambler 500.. this thing runs perfect with the pull start... ive replaced the battery, starter, and the bendix... its like the starter doesn't spin the bendix fast enough to kick it out to make contact with the flywheel to start the bike.. u can...
  7. ATV New Members
    I have a 1998 sportsman 500 I got from my aunt and uncles that are 80 years old . They bought it new and and used it around the farm some so over al it’s in good shape when I got it the starter wouldn’t catch every time you hit the button and would slowly turn over. So I figured it was the...
  8. ATV General Discussion
    I have a 1998 Polaris Xplorer 400 2 stroke. I have an electric start but when I use it it makes a loud screaming noise (doesn't turn over). It happens on and off. Pull starter works great but takes a while to start. Need some help as I can't figure out if its the starter itself or a solenoid...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 (...
  16. Sportsman xp 1000

    Got a chance to get out in some snow and managed to get this pic. 1k is a beast in the snow
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
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