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  1. Ranger 700 won't send power to fuel pump

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi guys, The voltage regulator and the battery melted while driving. I replaced those but I'm still not getting power to the fuel pump. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any help!
  2. Need help

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    1996 sportsman 500 Replaced everything. Starter, solenoid, rebuilt carb, new battery, spark plug, air filter. Still won’t turn over. It just clicks. Something isn’t connecting and I’m out of ideas. What do I need to do to determine the problem?! Backstory. Was out running it, put it in neutral...
  3. 2003 Sportsman 400 won't start after top end rebuild

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Our 03 sportsman 400 was left untouched for some time so we took it to a local repair shop to get it back in working order. When we got it back we drove it not more than 5 miles before it started smoking, turns out whoever worked on it forgot to put oil back in it. The piston and rings burned up...
  4. Polaris Sportsman 500 one click but no start

    ATV General Discussion
    Hello. I have a 2007 Polaris Sportsman 500 EFI and I have had some problems with it. So I have been working on it trying to get it to start and I then replaced the battery and all the lights and the screen work but when i twist the key to go start it it click one time and then nothing happens...
  5. 1997 425 Magnum 6X6 wont start

    ATV General Discussion
    Dropped a chain a couple months back, machine sat in garage for a couple months. Finally have time to fix chain, but now it wont start. Turns over fine, has spark(pulled plug and it sparked), pulled gas tank and blew through fuel filter so I believe its getting fuel, air cleaner not bad looking...
  6. 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...
  7. sportsman 570 won't start

    Polaris Sportsman 570
    Hello Guys, i have a sportsman 570 efi, and i was riding last week and it just turned off itself never starting again, i checked the spark, fuel injection, battery, off button, fuses, tank is full, there is no trouble indicator light in the pannel, any idea there guys? Thank you in advance.
  8. Sportsman 850 died while riding, wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Folks, I have a 2018 sportsman 850 highlifter with under 20 hours on the machine. Last weekend I rolled it in the water and it was completely submerged upside down, rolled it back over and shut it off. Afterwards I had it towed home and drained everything to include 7 oil changes & filters, air...
  9. 1994 400 sportsman wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Just purchased a 400 Sportsman 2 stroke. I cleaned the carb and got it to run. Put about 6miles on it but now i cannot get it to start. -when i remove plug i see a spark -pouring a small amount of gas into the spark plug port and reinstalling the spark plug, it will still not start -i am...
  10. 2004 500ho

    Polaris Sportsman
    2004 500ho starting issue Hi all need some advice from you guys. I bought a 2004 500 ho as kind of a winter project bike turns over but will not fire. I have spark pulled the plug and checked that. Fuel going to carb and also in to the cylinder. She turns over great but just won't fire up. Any...
  11. newb needs help with 2003 sportsman 700

    ATV New Members
    hi everyone, love this site, glad i found it!! lots of help here my sportsman 700 was running fine other day now its dead.. while riding my odometer would go off completely then come back on ,,, it now wont even come on when i turn the key .. battery has power , new igniton switch and key, i...
  12. Won't start/dies

    Polaris Phoenix
    Hii Let me just start off with that if my grammar is bad, so sorry. From norway, so english is not my first language :) A couple of days ago i couldn't start my bike when i turned the key to the light(...
  13. Wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey Polaris fans , need some suggestions before I start doing a complete tear down. I have a 2011 sportsmans 500 HO. Which took some water in the oil. After multi changes it ran fine for about a month then started to run rough. Loss of power and would bog down at higher speeds but would start...
  14. 2003 polaris predator wont start HELP?

    Polaris Predator
    Hi i have a 03 pred 500 and its not starting at all idk what the problem is the whole top end motor was replaced i checked made sure the timing was on i have good spark good combustion idk what the problem is if anyone could help that would be great thanks
  15. scrambler 500 won't start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I'm new to the forums and this is my first post. Im having problems with my scrambler. I bought it a few weeks back for 500$ the guy said it needed a stator and a ignition switch he was using a wire to bypass the switch. I replaced the battery and tried it, it wasn't getting spark so I...
  16. Predator 500 SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!

    Polaris Predator
    Predator 500 WONT START!! PLEASE HELP!! I bought a 2003 Polaris Predator 500. I listened to it run from a cold start, I test drove it up the road and it seemed perfect. I loaded it up and brought it home took it up the road a few times and it was running fine, I pulled it out of the garage the...
  17. 2003 Trail Blazer 250 wont start without starting fluid

    Polaris Sportsman
    I bought a used 2003 Polaris Trail Blazer 250 about 2 weeks ago, it ran well on the trails for a few days then stopped running. It all started when i got a new battery (previous owner just used the pull start because they did not have the money to get a new battery) I went to pull start the...
  18. 03 600 twin won't start after fuel outage.

    ATV General Discussion
    Wheeler has been running great. Went out ice fishing last weekend and would not start when I went to leave the lake. After messing with it on the lake found out that I ran it dry of fuel. Put in a cople of gallons and nothing. Towed it to shore and back home in the garage it went...
  19. 06 polaris sportsman 700 efi wont start

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    i have been gone for a couple years and my dad has had my quad. he said the quad was running fine then one day he parked it and the next day went to start it all it would do is turn over. i sparyed starting fuild in the air box and it fired briefly. thought it was a fuel problem, but when i went...
  20. 03 predator 500 wont start and shoots gas out the back of carb into airbox

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I was riding my predator one day and it ran perfect. I parked it that night and the next day it wouldnt start. I cleaned the carb and put a new spark plug in, it still didnt start. I took the airbox off and the fuel is being sprayed out the back of the carb into the airbox. Please help!