Question about Polaris ATV
I have a 2004 sportsman 500 ho and 2005 700 efi both of them have 4 wheel drive problems sometimes the digital gauges go out and i loose power to the front diff on the 500 ho, on the 700 efi sometimes while im driving with the 4 wheel drive button on or off , the speedo will switch from park to nuteral to reverse and i will loose the 4 wheel drive lite on the gauge, i drive the bikes in deep water and alot of mud.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
jump the brown and brown and white on the harness 6 with wires that plugs in to the speedo i had the same problem with my 2000 sportsman
Posted on May 05, 2009
ok i have a 335 that had a similiar problem 4 wheel drive would not engage and speedometer acted like it was a tach when started in an idol..... i replaced the battery and believe the condition was caused by low voltage if your battery is is not very good your machine wont generate enough voltage for your 4 wheel drive to engage....try it maybe this will help...
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
Solution#1 worked perfectly. It only took about 15 minutes all together.
the side panel removes easily. It just slides out of the other panel. Once you have removed the handle (Shifter) and the other two bracket bolts, just place it back into the shifter housing and move it around. I was amazed at how easy this was to repair. I also turned the ignition to the on position to see if it was changing gears and it was.
Solution #1 repost originally posted by Jpach
I tried this today and it worked. Pull the sideplate from the ATV so that you have access to the gear shifter assembly. Unbolt the gearshift assembly from the mounting bracket. There are two bolts at the rear near the two rods that exit the assembly and three on the bottom. When the bolts are out, remove the assembly from the mounting bracket. Hold it in your hand and move the shift lever through all of the positions. This won't actually shift the transmission, but it should free up the rods in the assembly. Remount the assembly with the five bolts and it should now be able to shift out of reverse.
Posted on Mar 08, 2010
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