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2004 polaris sportsman 500 ho fast idle

Idling way too fast, around 2000 rpms, cannot change gears, gears change fine when turned off--very easy to change when off and not idling fast.

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SOURCE: my 2006 polaris sportsman 500H.O.x2 is idling too fast

sense this is a carb model it is easy to adjust. There is a black screw under the carb (hopefully you know where the carb is) turn this OUT (counterclockwise) with every half turn revv the engine up and let it idle back down until it idles around 1200 RPMs

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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SOURCE: Service manual for a 2006 500 Polaris Sportsman HO

I have a 2006 Sportstman 500HO ATV, EFI. Sometimes it will run 100% correct, other times it will start, idle fine but then when giving it throttle will will start to surge almost like it's hitting a rev limited. Sometimes it will backfire and stall. I already replaced fuel filter, flushed the fuel lines and gave it fresh gas and installed a new spark plug, but no good. I also checked the throttle switch and it's not making contact to stall it. I download the service manaul and tested each sensor and they tested fine which is probablt why I get no check engine light.
This ATV is mainly used to plow snow in my driveway, no salt. It's used around my property but very lightly. It's still as clean as it was when I bought it and it doesn't have but about 40 hours on it.
Polaris 500 HO EFI 4x4 ATV: Vin# 4XAMH50A56B707664 purchased 6-8-2006

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SOURCE: polaris sportsman 500 wont idle

Put a new carb kit in the carb. Thanks you for asking and I hope it helps.Please leave me a 4 thumbs up.

Posted on Jul 20, 2010

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SOURCE: polaris 2005 sportsman 500 H.O. service manual

Downloaded this last week....its the factory service manual ($3.99)

http://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/6901881-download-now-polaris-sportsman-500-2005-05

Posted on Aug 10, 2010

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