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My 2004 (manufactured 2003) Polaris sportsman 500 was operating normally, the next time I went to use it there was not power to anything except high headlights(low headlights didn’t work before this issue). I double checked that the battery was charged. I tested all three of the self resetting fuses under the front panel and all have battery voltage to both the input and output wires. Any fixes/ideas?
 

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Check your grounds.
 

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Also do you have power to the ignition switch?
 

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What grounds should I check? I checked the ones going to the frame near the battery and they appear to be okay. I’m working on checking the ignition switch now.
 

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From the ignition switch I have power to the red wire with white stripe it when tested in other locations I do not have power to the red w/ white wire.
 

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At the ignition switch there is power between the black wire and the red w/ white but not between the brown and the red w/ white. From my understanding, both are grounds. Would this be a grounding issue between frame ground from battery and where the ignition switch gets it brown wire ground?
 

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For anyone else having this problem we took it to a family friend that is good at this stuff. It was a bad connection on the left handlebar setup.
 
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