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so i noticed the other day the my 2011 850 xp was sitting low on the front right corner. when i put a level across the fron rack, it showed that its sitting about 3/4" to 1" lower on the right side.

I checked to make sure i had all of my springs at the same setting (turned all the way down to soft setting). I checked to make sure the spring was not broke.

so my only guess is that possibly the shock has lost its charge and should be rebuilt? a guy at work told me he rebuilds his dirt bike shocks once a year (changes the oil and recharges the nitrogen). can the stock polaris shocks be rebuilt? is this even my issue?
 

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Unless you have the Fox shocks......I would say no, they are not rebuildable.
And yes, it is an issue if you have a blown shock. Are you sure you son't have a spring, a-arm or frame problem?
 

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The coils loose their tension and compression over time, and they do hold the weight of the bike and effect ride height.
See if the shock is still dampening first, if it is get a new spring or 2 (both fronts)
If not its prob toast.
 

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It is very uncommon for only one side to sag
 

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I didn't know the shock supported anything. I thought the shocks dampened and the springs supported....no? Sounds like a spring problem or something bent or broken.

Sean
 

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I didn't know the shock supported anything. I thought the shocks dampened and the springs supported....no? Sounds like a spring problem or something bent or broken.

Sean
The shock doesn't.......spring, frame, a-arm
 

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i went on a 50 mile ride this past weekend and i didnt notice any difference in performance side to side. there is not oil or anything around the shock to lead you to believe its bad. i only have about 900 miles on the ATV... probably a bad spring?
 
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