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Aside from the inconvenience of having to pull-start it, it seemed to work OK. It can be the cause of all kinds of problems. __________________ mailman View Public Profile Find all posts by mailman View Gallery Uploads #16 07-11-2007, 08:38 AM kman Lets If you have applied power and everything looks OK, gently push the needle partway onto the spindle, aligning it with "0". Print This PagePrint ShareShare Url of this page: HTML Link: Bookmark Manuals Brands Polaris Manuals Offroad Vehicle Sportsman 400 Service manual Polaris Sportsman 400 Service Manual Page 360 Hide thumbs Also

Remove the needle: This is sort of tricky and it is possible to ruin the speedometer with this step: Since you have already declared the speedometer to be a total loss, Took it to the shop and they found a small crack in the connection. Chances are this transistor will have a number that begins with "2SC" (or just "C") followed by 4 digits: Look up the device's data sheet online and verify that it is, Comments about pin-out and testing: Note: If you do an internet search, you should be able to locate some online drawings showing the pinouts of the speedometer's connectors.

2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer Not Working

guimond47 View Public Profile Find all posts by guimond47 #20 06-15-2009, 02:02 PM kman Lets GO! Owner's Manual (148 pages) Offroad Vehicle Polaris Sportsman 500 HO Owner's Manual Polaris industries all-terrain vehicles owner's manual (137 pages) Offroad Vehicle Polaris Sportsman 550 XP Owner's Manual Polaris industries all-terrain You have been warned! Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: Lac Du Bonnet Posts: 450 Thanks: 20 Thanked 67 Times in 34 Posts Images: 2 Rep Power: 36 Quote: Originally Posted by ongreen ya i tried

I did find that the 48TIP transistor was not even connected to my board and just flopping around loose. If you do break something else, save up for a new speedo! its driving me nutz a new speedo is about $230.00 ... Polaris Sportsman Speedometer Bypass Not a big deal for most.

For the large connector, pin "A" is on the left and they are designated on available drawings as A-F, left-to-right. Squirt a dab of silicone grease (but not silicone seal!) this in each of the electrical connectors on the back side: This will help prevent ingress of moisture as well as Sometimes this is obvious (bulging, leaking, etc.) but not necessarily.If you are careful you should be able to connect the speedo without putting it in the case, but while the pins/connectors my awd works like new.

use a small piece of 18ga shrink wrap. Polaris Sportsman 500 Awd Problems The AWD does not work properly. I was thinking I will try a 5 amp to start with. the wire transfee trick was posted on time ago on this and other forums but an update is real god to have. __________________ 02'polaris sportsman 500 "freedom" 07' yamaha roadstar 1700

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The wheel speed sensor re- ceives approximately 10 VDC power from the speedometer head and does not differentiate be- tween forward and reverse wheel rotation. try here It is recommended that you do this over a workbench covered by a rag or towel in case the fragile LCD falls out. 2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer Not Working A few comments: When putting the LCD back in place, it may be a good idea to wipe down the top and bottom edges of the rubber strips with an alcohol-wetted 2002 Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer I didn't have a 1N5245 1/2 watt, 15 volt Zener around, but I did have a 1N4744 Zener which is a somewhat beefier 1 watt version with the same voltage rating,

the voltage regulator is controlling the power to the electrical to maintain a constant 12 if your regulator is not putting out any power you shouldnt have lights or power check over here My 2001 500 H.O. Not bashing or putting this site down, but Polaris is a different breed. Click on the image for a larger version. Polaris Sportsman 500 4x4 Not Working

Working... If all goes well, the lights will turn on and you'll see the odometer displaying numbers. If the AWD isn't working, all I have to do is unplug the harness and plug it back in and it will work, until I shut the ignition off. 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

When I plug the harness in, no. 2 stays hot if the awd is NOT working, if it is working it is not hot. 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500 Speedometer Doesn't Work Polaris ATVs. From what I can gather this trick works for at least 500-800 bikes.

I got it on ebay and I was told it works properly.

DeleteK WellsMarch 12, 2015 at 6:17 PMRight as rain on that powered bench test. I happened to have some ZTX458 transistors - devices that had equal or better voltage/current specs than the original - laying around from another project and used one of them. Once you get 75-90% of the backside of the ring straightened out, you'll be able to pop the ring off the front: Set it aside. Polaris Sportsman 800 Speedometer Not Working Not having seen one of those speedos myself, I really can't offer any specific advice as to what goes wrong with them other than to look for similar-type problems - and,

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 Remove the speedometer module from the body: Using a small screwdriver blade or, preferably, a similarly-sized and shaped piece of plastic, carefully pry up on the face of the speedometer. There are also several small light bulbs inside the speedometer that provide backlighting for the display at night and these, too, are protected from high voltage by the 15 volt regulator. weblink I just went ahead and connected the #2 and # 5 wires directly and everything seems to be working fine (no switch).