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I got a 1989 polaris indy trail and it wont stay running starts with starting fluid but then dies what can i do to fix it i have replaced fuel pick up screen and carb kit fuel pump and lines not sure what else to to need help

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did you check the compression or torxe it to the correct specs it could also be youre fuel pump check your electrical ground wire its connected to your cdi the cdi is the unit connected to the spark plug caps its probably a fuel pump issue or a kill switch issue search from those two points its very unlikely that its a magneto issue and next time theres a flood its easier to tip ur machine on its side take the spark plug caps off and pull like theres no tomorrow till all the water comes out then then pull the drain plugs there are two bolts on the bottom front end sticking out take them off then when ur done it wouldnt hurt to pour some polaris blue into the spark plug cap seats :)

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SOURCE: there is no vacuum at the fuel pump. i replaced

Have you checked the fuel lines in the gas tank? Sometimes if the pickup line gets cracked it will **** air and no gas. give this a try. Good luck let me know.

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your carbs are out of tune

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SOURCE: I have a 97 polaris indy 500 snowmobile. The spark

Wait, it just wont turn over, like the engine won't rotate?, that is either a broken crank, which not unusual for those 500's or you seized it, (welded the piston to the jugs). if this isn't what you mean, and it will turn over but not on its own power, then either your jets in the carbs are clogged, fuel may get to it, but not through it, or your rings are stuck closed and giving you low compression, check this by pulling it over slowly, you should feel each piston completing the revolution with a prominent glug glug. grab your primary clutch and rotate it back and forth, it should have a bit of play, but if it clanks and has alot of play, your crank is busted

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SOURCE: my indy 500 wont start i changed the fuel pump and

i have trouble starting a polaris indy 500 1990 new gasgets, pistons rings all i does is back fire through the two carbs

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