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I have a Polaris Indy 500 the motor is seized

Right after it seized i looked at the antifreeze and it was full so i cheeked the oil it was full and then when i put oil down the cylinder and use a crowbar to spin the crank shaft it frees. so i started it it irefd right up, but then a few min later it seized back up why is this

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This forum might help you out... How do fix an engine that seized because of no oil

Posted on Dec 09, 2016

Testimonial: "that give me a up side to what could have happened but see i feel that my snowmobile never ran completely out of oil i believe that it was getting some but not enough to keep it really lubricated i say that because a some of the times i never used oil to get unstuck and i don't think that my engine served any to little damage because when it was running it was running good and strong and then it seized again after i was riding it for a good 10 min and it was never smoking the engine so i don't think it was over heating nor did the over heating light come on."

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  • NOEL
    NOEL Dec 09, 2016

    if you had to use a crowbar then that is telling you it has piston problem or it could be the crank arm.if it keeps doing it i would open it up and crank it over and see if it moves with ease if it does not then you may end up replacing whatever it is that seized up.

  • brice stabler
    brice stabler Dec 09, 2016

    one thing i have not tried is mixing the gas with the oil do u think that would help with lubrication

  • NOEL
    NOEL Dec 09, 2016

    it might but it might back fire a lot..and if it is seizing up you could do more could take any plugs it might have out and see if it cranks over with ease.if not drop some oil down there and see if it frees it up.

  • brice stabler
    brice stabler Dec 09, 2016

    ok thanks for the advise and with the oil and the gas mixing i was talking about put the mixture in the gas tank and run the engine off mixed gas

  • NOEL
    NOEL Dec 09, 2016

    that i would not be able to say yes or no too.
    hope you get it sorted.



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