What is a 2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 worth?
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What kind of oil does a 2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 take?
2 Quarts of Polaris PS-4 Full Synthetic 4-Cycle Engine Oil.
How much does a 2001 Polaris Sportsman 500 weigh?
The dry weight is 697 lbs/316.4 Kg (750 lbs/340 Kg for AF/AJ models), and the seat height is 34 inches (863 mm). Tow capacity with a hitch is 1,225 lbs. With a brakeless trailer, it is 1,786 lbs.
When did the Polaris Sportsman 500 come out?
Founded in 1954, Polaris Industries first began manufacturing ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) in 1985. This gave the company over 25 years of ATV experience when it released a new model of the Sportsman 500 for 2011.
Why is my Polaris Sportsman 500 not starting?
First, there may be low battery voltage, and owners should try to recharge the battery to 12.8 VDC. Two other problems may be that there are loose connections on the battery or on the solenoid. In either case, owners should check and tighten all connections. If the engine turns over but will not start, it is possible that the ATV is out of fuel.
What should I stock up on for my Polaris Sportsman?
Stock up on maintenance supplies. Polaris® heavy duty service and replacement parts. Your vehicle is only as strong as the components that build it. Find the best parts for your SPORTSMAN® or ATV. Stock up on spark plugs so you can keep your vehicle running smooth all season long. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.
Can a Polaris Sportsman 700 be taken off?
The snag. The front rack mounts on a metal support frame. That has to be removed somehow to get the front fender off b/c the supports go through the fender. In the video I saw of the sportsman 700 the fender could slide right off. Not the case here. I am not sure what to loosen or take off next. Help would be greatly appreciated.
Are there any problems with the Polaris Sportsman 500?
Polaris designed this utility ATV for hunting and trail riding, and the company offers a number of troubleshooting tips for common problems that may arise. If the engine does not turn over, Polaris suggests three potential problems and solutions. First, there may be low battery voltage, and owners should try to recharge the battery to 12.8 VDC.
When to see a Polaris dealer for a problem?
If there are defective spark plugs or no spark is going to them, then the spark plugs should be inspected and replaced as necessary. For three other potential problems (a clogged fuel filter, water/fuel in the crankcase or mechanical failure), Polaris recommends that owners see a Polaris dealer.
Why is my sportsman 500 engine overheating?
If the Sportsman 500 engine is overheating, it may be that there is debris stuck in the screen. The debris must be removed prior to further operation. It is also possible that the radiator is plugged.
What should I do if my sportsman 500 backfires?
If the engine backfires, it is possible that there is a weak spark, an incorrect spark plug gap, old or waterlogged fuel, or loose ignition connections. Owners should inspect/clean/replace spark plugs, set correct gap distance, drain and replace fuel and check/tighten all connections, respectively.