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Sportsman 500 won't idle only with choke on

1996 sportsman 500 won't idle only with choke on tried adjusting idle screw doesn't seem to help

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SOURCE: replace drive belt on polaris sportsman 500 1996

Usually a simple process. Remove the large oblong shaped cover on the left side of the engine.inside is the primary (small pulley) and secondary(large pulley) drive with the drive belt running in between them.Force the large pulley apart(best done by hand) allowing the belt to drop down to its center and then using the resulting slack to pull the belt over the primary pulley and thus removing it.Rotating the pulley(s) by hand may aid in this process.(think about how a bicycle chain is put back into place after it has fallen off.Same basic principle) Putting the new belt in place Reopen the large drive again(spreading it apart) and place the belt onto it first then over the primary.(again turning it by hand much like the bicycle idea).When all is said and done check the seal on the cover and make sure it is in place(if damaged replace it.This is very important to help keep contaminants and water out of this area.)and replace the cover tightening the bolts from the middle outward towards the ends.This will also help seal it up properly.

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: sportsman 500 transmission trouble.

If the forward operation is fine, and you hear a nice cluck going revers, but no drive to the vehicle, and you can push the vehicle forward/backward which R engaged, then you have to open the gearbox: the Shaft Drive, where the reverse gear is sitting, has a pressed on gearwheel. This seems tobe broken, and the friction to the shaft is no longer given. cheap to replace.

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SOURCE: How do you disconnect the throttle and choke cable

Buy a machine that doesn't have the Polaris name, I own a 700 Sportsman and have had nothing but problems with it, paid 10k for the piece of ****. Thanks Polaris

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SOURCE: polaris 500 sportsman awd not working

the usual problem with those is either the switch itself or the magnetic hubs at the front wheels
The factory service manual will tell you how to check both

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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