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Brand new polaris 500 won't idle, but runs fine?

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It is probably your throttle cable freeplay. If there is too much freeplay the enginge thinks the cable broke and tries to shut it down. Try taking away some of it. It is easily done by pulling back the rubber boot that covers the cable adjuster. I think it should have about 1/4" at the most of freeplay. It should say in the owners manual.

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Also migth want to try to adjust the external screw at the carb

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