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I have a Polaris 1994 Sportsman 400 - 2 stroke, when in L range and I shift in to reverse the reverse light on the dash does not come on and kills the engine, like it was shut off. I also notice that if I shift from H range to Reverse, it will shift in reverse but the AWD does not work in reverse. Anybody know if this would be caused by a bad reverse safety switch?
 

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First off, welcome to the board!
 

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Yes the switch is in your shifter box, One switch tells Forward, neutral and reverse. Common problem in these models, I have the same shifter block and switch. I bypassed mine and no more problems.
 

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What is needed to bypass reverse switch?

Do I need to wire terminals together to by pass switch or just disconnect wires?
 

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You can make a connection at the terminal block under the hood with a short jumper with female terminals or cut and splice together the wires with butt connectors. At the shifter box there are four wires. The two you need are red/w and gray/w. You can splice these two together there at the shifter box. Or at the terminal block under the hood find the red/w's and the gray/w's, simply run a jumper at these two points.
 
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