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On my '96 500 Sportsman...

When riding, either fast or slow, forward or reverse, the thing whines from the front and the rear. Loud enough you hear the whine and not the exhaust if you're on the seat.

Is this normal?? If not, what do I do about it? The fluids are all full and Polaris-approved, and everything works perfectly, I'm just not sure of the sound. Don't know if it's supposed to have the whine or not, and there's no one close with a similar machine for me to compare. I've owned the machine a while now, and it's always had this noise, I just finally remembered to ask about it.

Thanks in advance!!

-J
 

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it could just be your cvt , the bigger the quad -the bigger the whine .
 

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Thanks Pony. I kinda' figured it was normal for these things, but thought I'd ask anyway. This is my first PoPo, so better safe than sorry.

Thanks again! :beerchug:

-J
 

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I have a whine from the rear when the wife is on the rig.:pfeif::screams::tapedshut:
 

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:hahaha:

Better hope she doesn't read the forums!!!

-J
 

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She has a sence of humor, she's married to me!
 

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I would do some more checking into the noise, a small whine is normal, but too extreme will leave you stranded at some point.
Well, OK...

How would a guy go about making a determination on whether the whine was "small" or not?? If it helps, when you're on the seat, you can just barely hear the exhaust over the whine. Volume of whine increases/ decreases according to speed.

Did that make any sense ???

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If you wife isn't on the rig when this is happening then it's to loud!
 

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1200 Bruce; thanks for the laugh
 
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