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  1. Just Registered... from PA

    ATV New Members
    Hello fellow ATV enthusiast, I own a 2015 Polaris 570 EFI Sportsman I have put 1400 miles on it. I regularly maintenance it after each ride. I have been having trouble starting it , the only way to start it from a cold start is to give it some throttle. After I ride it and it warms up, it...
  2. 2006 sportsman 500 ho efi not wanting to start.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello. I have a 2006 polaris sportsman 500 ho efi and it died on me a few days back. Once I got it in my shop I found that when I would turn the key on nothing would happen. I put a charger on it and still nothing. I pulled the plastics off it and was checking voltage and found that I have...
  3. 2007 Sportsman 90 won't start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Last fall my son and I were riding. The 90 stopped running for no real reason. After coasting it down the trail to my truck it started once. Since then, when you try to start it, instead of the thump-thump-thump sound with the electric start, it's more of a thimp-thimp-thimp. Higher pitch...
  4. Strange electrical issue...

    ATV General Discussion
    I have an 06 outlaw. The battery is new and the tester shows that it works fine. The neutral light however shows like it is dead. It does not turn over. It started clicking at first but nothing now. I am thinking some sort of solenoid or power transformer. I did attempt to do a rolling...
  5. Polaris sportsman 400 4x4 2 stroke won't start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just got this atv, been a Honda guy but thought I'd get a polaris. But any way my sportsman 400 2 stroke won't start. It's gettin fire and really just too much fuel I'm guessing. Cranked once when I got it by pull rope and was smokin blue at the moment then died and never crunk since. Jus pit...
  6. 2001 Polaris Xplorer 250

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I have a 2001 Polaris Xplorer 250 two stroke. I have had starting problems. I got the atv in 2002 and I haven't went through the carbs yet. When starting it takes about 10 to 30 minutes to start and every time I park it, I have to cut the fuel off and run it out of gas, which can take up...
  7. Starting my 2006 Predator

    ATV New Members
    Hey guys, I have a 06 predator, I wrecked really hard in Nov. 2009. I wrecked pretty hard rolling the quad. Slightly injured, I roll the quad back over and tried to start it. It turned but wouldn't fire. Took it to a shop here in Vegas, in Dec of 09, they put a new starter on and said it...
  8. 07 outlaw 500 turned key NOTHIN'. Please help!

    Polaris Outlaw
    I have a 07 outlaw 500. Worked awesome, next day went to start it. Nothing. No lights. No sounds. Nothing. Checked battery. Battery is good. Cleaned off all connections, reconnected them. Still Nothing. I don't know much about electrical at all so any suggestions are muchly appreciated.
  9. 330 trail boss not started in long time

    Polaris Trail Boss
    hi im new and im sorry if im repeating a question i tried looking for the answer I have a 2003 trail boss 330 and it hasn't been started in probably 2 years. I changed the oil, oil filter, and battery and it will not start. The engine cranks but i don't think any gas is going in at all. What...
  10. 2008 400 will not start.

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2008 400 HO. I tried to start it with the key. I heard a loud pop. Tried key again and get the solenoid clicking. It will start with the pull rope but dies after 20 seconds. Pressed the throttle while running but it will die. Battery good and charged. New starter solenoid. Circuit...
  11. New from Texas

    ATV New Members
    Hello all. I'm hoping somebody can provide assistance with an older (2003) Polaris Ranger Series 11. It's had a history of being difficult to start (especially after sitting for a while). Usually, if I replace the spark plug & fiddle with the choke, it will eventually start. This time, that...
  12. fuel filter

    Polaris Predator
    my 15 year old son just bought a predator 500 and is trying to find where the fuel filter is. can not find in any of the lines. is it possible that there is not one installed and should there be? we have bought the inline filter ready to replace the old one because he had a hard time starting...
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