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Purchased my sportsman brand new about a year ago. About an hour into my ride yesterday overheating light came on and engine light and quad just shut off. Let it cool down for a while since I was in the middle of nowhere. Stated it up and continued home. It overheated another 3 times before making it home. Seems early to be having overheating problems. No clue what it could be from. Coolant is full. Only thing I can see if the air filter is covered in dust, but seems odd that would cause this issue. Any suggestions would help.
 

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Or might just be bad connection, or damaged wiring. I’d check to make sure the fan runs first before going further
 

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Yes when it reaches around 190 degrees, It well then turn on, run till around 178 is reached and shut off
 

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Yes that’s a problem, after it cools open the radiator cap and check level, it’s likely low. That tube should be full, as it sucks in coolant from tank when cooling so the radiator stays full.
 

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I thought they were self burping, learn something new everyday.
 

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Your radiator is dirty!!!!!!!
 

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Yeah huh, so you never hit any water??
 

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That ride we did. There wasn't mud caked on there though. What's the point of 4 wheeling if you can't hit a little mud and keep going?
 

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Radiators plugged!!! Try cleaning it before you work on anything mechanical.
 
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