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How To Repair Polaris Sportsman 500 Awd Not Working (Solved)

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Polaris Sportsman 500 Awd Not Working


Loading... Some guys wheel would kick out right in the middle of a large mud puddle and just randomly stop working. It is also possible that there is a high-voltage transient that killed a component - one of the reasons that I think that the original parts were rated for such high Reply With Quote Quick Navigation ATVs & Utility Vehicles Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums General Forums Buying/Pricing/Comparisons Owning/Operating Parts/Repairs Attachments Customization Build-It navigate here

When that button is depresssed you get full power in reverse. I checked the fluid in the hubs and it seemed to be a little low. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Then it will only work if I unplug and plug it in again.

Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Wont Engage

If I cross no. 2 and no. 5, they are not hot regardless of whether or not the harness is plugged in or not and the awd works. headin to try your theory out now. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Polaris sportsman 500 AWD fix Gixxer Tom SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe5252 Loading... Sometimes and not sure on this model you have an electic actuator that when it gets wet and freeze up it will not engage the half shaft for the front end.

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  2. rcappie4 Kawasaki 2 07-10-2015 05:54 PM Tags 1999, 4x4, 500, awd, bad, check, coil, electrical, engage, hub, hubs, magnetic, oil, polaris, sportsman, strut « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Currently
  3. Thanks, ChuckReplyDeleteRepliesKA7OEIDecember 15, 2014 at 1:42 PMHi Chuck,Getting into the repair business is not a "can of worms" that I'd care to open at this time, having been involved in this
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When your not using 4x4, dont have the button on! (Simple and effective. After 5 or 6 hours of testing and learning how to read a wiring diagram I finally found the problem. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Polaris 4 Wheel Drive Not Working Last month our 250 did the same thing!

I think it is used to calibrate the speedometer but not sure. Please try again later. Community Links Members List iTrader Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Google Search Go to Page... I know ONLY about the speedometers on Polaris Sportsman 500's for the years 1999 and 2000: If you ask me about speedometers for any other make, year or model, I can't

Page 1 of 7 1 23 > Last » LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread #1 02-18-2007, 07:07 PM Kawiking489 Trailblazer Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 42 2004 Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Problems lights worked great and when I moved the needle to 20 it returned right away to the O. Loading... Speed indicator never worked.

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Sorry if this is confusing, I know it is for me. If it is, I can rig up a switch that I can turn on to use the AWD and bypass the speedometer housing circuit. Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Wont Engage SOUTHEAST TEXAS 4X4 #6 mud monkey 7-4-80 Mud Monster Total Posts : 434 Reward points: 0 Joined: 2004/02/06 12:00:00Location: Miss. 2007 Polaris Sportsman 500 Awd Not Working That module costs in the neighgorhood of $120.00 The reverse overspeed would then be restored.

Odomer, trip, mileage, hours and lights all work and 4x4 turns on and off. Ivan Cingel 39,278 views 6:01 Polaris AWD fix - Duration: 3:10. BigjermsGarage 100,467 views 10:00 Polaris Sportsman 500 Rejetting The Carburetor And Tips - Duration: 43:08. Once you have the cover off, set it aside with the black, plastic rod laying inside the cover. Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer Not Working

I did the suggested repairs and when I placed my 1999 polaris sportsman 500 speedometer back in, it worked as it should. Best of luck. #6 Dasher, Mar 19, 2010 whatisup02 Expand Collapse 298 0 Trophy Points: 371 Location: Charlotte It is a polaris so all 4 tire should spin. The three lightsIn the speedo come on but are very dim...even when hooked up to the atv. his comment is here briansmobile1 171,425 views 4:30 Polaris ATV 4x4 Transmission Repair - Duration: 10:12.

If you have applied power and everything looks OK, gently push the needle partway onto the spindle, aligning it with "0". 2005 Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Not Working While it is likely that the fix - if possible - is similar, not having seen the guts of the newer version, I can't offer specific advice as to its repair. LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes 01-21-2012, 07:48 PM #1 ronnielsu Trail Rider Join Date: Apr 2010 Location: Prairieville, Louisiana Posts: 33 AWD Not Engaging I have an 2011

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes #1 (permalink) 11-05-2012, 06:31 AM Steventabor Junior Member Member #31295 Join Date: Oct 2012 Location: Winston Salem NC Posts: 6 4 Wheel Drive

so i changed the batts in my multimeter. I also take it that you will be the only person using the ATV, and if not, you would need to brief the rider on the new arrangement. I know its now suppose to engage, but it will in the right circumstances. Polaris Sportsman Speedometer Bypass 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 you have a bench-type power supply capable of 12 volts at about 600 milliamps, you can do some preliminary testing of the speedometer by +12 volts to pin "A" and Think maybe it was just stuck due to long time storage. If they are stuck to the board, very carefully remove them, but if they are stuck to the LCD, don't worry. weblink in theory.Then again, I would not be surprised if you were to look at 1000 different 'speedo units and find different manufacturers', types and voltage ratings, etc.

Most of the time I find that one of the wires that run to the hub coils along the front struts get torn or broken. Rigged the speaker and tested it all. The 6 prong connector on the speedo is indeed the 4WD portion and the other connector is the speedo signal. So, with the bad battery and a subsequently malfunctioning charging system it is easily likely that the speedometer's regulator saw an average of 20-30 volts on its input.

I will send a picture of the back of the housing, it is the 6 prong fitting that in the picture. IMPORTANT NOTE: There are one or two cylinders with granules packed inside them in the case that contain moisture-absorbing compound. The time now is 05:37 PM. Using "solder-wick" or a vacuum desoldering device, remove the two transistors and the Zener Diode, noting the original orientation of each device.

Slide the aluminum ring back into place. EXTREMELY informative. Not sure what it is but figure its what makes the needle turn. Just because the light is on doesn't mean that you are in 4wd.