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Why does the battery on a 2003 polaris predator 500 get very hot when the starter button is pushed? Doesn't turn over or click when button is pushed.

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Internal short in the battery under load. If it is the original battery it is 14 years old, if it is the second battery it is 7 years old. Both past best before date.

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