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This is located next to the MPSA42 transistor and is a small, (usually) red/orange glass device on axial leads. Carefully pry this straight. (This picture was taken after I'd already opened and repaired it - and partially closed it again.) Click on the image for a larger version. I have another thread going on this, so if I get figured out, I'll let you know. I noticed on one of my last runs that there was a clicking/clunking sound coming from the front end at high speeds. this contact form

Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... I did the suggested repairs and when I placed my 1999 polaris sportsman 500 speedometer back in, it worked as it should. Put it on the shaft and use a match so as not to get too much heat. It is located on the brake caliper bracket.

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that makes sense, when i rip it apart, anything i should be looking for? Open the speedometer: Place the speedometer face down on a clean, un-cluttered work area on a surface that you don't mind scratching: It's recommended that you put a rag or old If they are stuck to the board, very carefully remove them, but if they are stuck to the LCD, don't worry.

  1. If you don't have any of these it will be challenging to get the through-holes cleared to install the replacement components without tearing traces off the board.
  2. I suggest that you find someone versed in electronics to help you out if you need to do so.
  3. No, I won't repair your speedometer as with shipping, time, "hassle factor" and labor, I'd have to charge a sizable percentage of the cost of a new one.
  4. If you can't find any problems anywhere, then I would just try applying power directly to the mechanism.
  5. Before sealing everything up, carefully remove obvious fingerprints from the LCD (using a cotton swab) and the inside of the face plate as well as the speedometer.
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  7. should i replace seal an bearing and go from there or send it to my dealer to get the overhaul and bite the bullet.
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Loading... Does the speedo log hours properly? If all goes well, the lights will turn on and you'll see the odometer displaying numbers. Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer Not Working Camping, Hiking and Exploring Gear Boating General Discussion Ask the Editor Riding Gear ATC 3-Wheelers ATV Racing Buying an ATV Drivetrain, Suspension & Tires Dunes and Dune Machines Other ATV Topics

Because of this voltage is never sent to the four wheel drive on demand switch. 2. Polaris Sportsman Awd Problems I did run this with bad and no battery. WI Age: 39 Riding Since: 1979 Quote: i'm trying to figure out how the awd system is engaged on my 2000 polaris xplorer 4x4.

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Do NOT use a soldering gun for this repair work: If that's all that you have, you really should not try it as you'll likely ruin the board! 2007 Polaris Sportsman 500 Awd Not Working Needle wouldn't move toward O at all without power but when I did the bench power test... Please try again later. Start the rear wheels turning and apply a little drag on the front wheel.

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After driving for awile and multiple gear switches, the Neutral light is now on all the time. Just make sure that you take into account any differences in the pinout of the replacement transistor! Polaris Sportsman 500 4 Wheel Drive Problems For the 3-pin connector they are A-C starting from the top and working down. Polaris All Wheel Drive Problems I do not know if the surface mount version of the speedometer fails in the same way and/or if other components typically fail.

Loading... Loading... I would start by tracing power from the battery down the circuit until you find where the power is lost. Thru further investigation I found out the basic way the front hubs lock is by magnetizing the hubs and locking them. Polaris 4 Wheel Drive System

If you do not have a piece of test equipment to generate such a signal, a "555" chip may be wired up (with the appropriate components) to generate a variable frequency Loading... If you have successfully repaired one of these newer versions and are willing to share the specifics, I'd be happy to post it here. Posts: 377 polaris 500...

When you are in R you have to hold the override buttin to make the 4X4 work.. 2002 Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Not Working These are moisture absorbers and they sit in a slight recess one one side of the case. Trikemaster is offline Quote Quick Reply post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-13-2010, 10:38 AM Thread Starter p0tr0ast Junior Member Join Date: Jul 2009 Posts: 13 is my

Wire a switch of some sort in the power line. ....SNORAT....

Published on 15 Sep 2012This video was uploaded from an Android phone. User Control Panel Log out Forums Posts Latest Posts Active Posts Recently Visited Search Results View More Blog Recent Blog Posts View More Photos Recent Photos My Favorites View More Photo However, when I opened my speedo up, the board seems slightly different than what you have pictured in figure 4. 2004 Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Problems Posts: 377 yeah, 4x4 in the snow is needed Trikemaster is offline Quote Quick Reply post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-13-2011, 09:42 PM deanntexas Junior Member Join

You may notice that the LCD itself has a part number printed on it: Note its orientation so that you can put it back in the correct orientation. See below for a description if the pinout. This is a small, black transistor located next to the TIP48. Also I was using a battery that wouldn't hold a charge.

p0tr0ast is offline Quote Quick Reply post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-12-2010, 02:44 PM Trikemaster Senior Member Join Date: Nov 2009 Location: Escondido, Ca. Loading... I took the pod off and nothing seemed burnt. Show more Loading...

ATV Forum - All Terrain Vehicle discussion for Honda, Yamaha and more ATVs > ATV Brand Specific > Polaris ATVs > polaris sportsman 500 front diff problem Reply Tweet LinkBack The hour meter still works they will change as time permits and the lights still work.