Polaris Sportsman 500 HO - 2011 Fuse Box Diagram

Polaris Sportsman 500 HO - 2011 Fuse Box Diagram

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MAINTENANCE
Fuse Replacement
If the engine stops or will not
start, or if you experience other
electrical failures, a fuse may need
replacement. Locate and correct
any short circuits that may have
caused the blown fuse, then
replace the fuse. Spare fuses are
provided in a compartment on the
top of the access door.
1.
Remove the front box/rack.
2.
Remove the suspect fuse from
the fuse panel. If the fuse is
blown, install a new fuse with
the same amperage.
3.
Reinstall the front box/rack.
Fuse Panel
Fuses
5
or
6 15 20
20
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Engine Doesn't Turn Over
Engine Turns Over, Fails to Start
Engine Backfires
Possible Cause
Solution
Tripped circuit breaker or blown fuse
Reset the breaker/Replace fuse
Low battery voltage
Recharge the battery to 12.8 VDC
Loose battery connections
Check all connections and tighten
Loose solenoid connections
Check all connections and tighten
Possible Cause
Solution
Out of fuel
Refuel
Clogged fuel valve or filter
Inspect and clean or replace
Water is present in fuel
Drain the fuel system and refuel
Old or non-recommended fuel
Replace with fresh recommended fuel
Fuel valve is turned off
Turn the fuel valve on
Fouled or defective spark plug(s)
Inspect plugs and replace if necessary
No spark to spark plug
Inspect plugs, verify stop switch is on
Water or fuel in crankcase
Immediately see your POLARIS dealer
Overuse of choke
Inspect, clean and/or replace spark plugs
Low battery voltage
Recharge the battery to 12.8 VDC
Mechanical failure
See your dealer
Possible Cause
Solution
Weak spark from spark plug
Inspect, clean and/or replace spark plugs
Incorrect spark plug gap or heat range
Set gap to specs or replace plugs
Old or non-recommended fuel
Replace with fresh recommended fuel
Incorrectly installed spark plug wires
See your dealer
Incorrect ignition timing
See your dealer
Mechanical failure
See your dealer
Loose ignition connections
Check all connections and tighten
Water present in fuel
Replace with fresh recommended fuel
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WARRANTY
WARRANTY COVERAGE AND EXCLUSIONS:
LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES
The POLARIS limited warranty excludes any failures that are not caused by a defect in
material or workmanship. This warranty does not cover accidental damage, normal wear
and tear, abuse or improper handling. This warranty also does not cover any ATV that
has been altered structurally, modified, neglected, improperly maintained, used for rac-
ing, or used for purposes other than for which it was manufactured, or for any damages
which occur during trailer transit or as a result of unauthorized service or the use of
unauthorized parts. In addition, this warranty does not cover physical damage to paint or
finish, stress cracks, tearing or puncturing of upholstery material, corrosion, or defects in
parts, components or the ATV due to fire, explosions or any other cause beyond
POLARIS' control.
Warranty does not apply to parts exposed to friction surfaces, stresses, environmental
conditions and/or contamination for which they were not designed or not intended,
including but not limited to the following items:
Warranty applies to the product only and does not allow for coverage of personal loss.
Some items are considered “consumable,” meaning they are considered part of normal
maintenance or part of completing an effective repair. The following items are excluded
from warranty coverage in the event of a warranty claim:
Wheels and tires
Finished and unfinished surfaces
Suspension components
Carburetor/Throttle body components
Brake components
Engine components
Seat components
Drive belts
Clutches and components
Hydraulic components
Steering components
Circuit breakers/Fuses
Batteries
Electronic components
Light bulbs/Sealed beam lamps
Spark Plugs
Lubricants such as oil, grease, etc.
Filters
Batteries (unless defective)
Fuel
Cosmetic damage/repair
Sealants
Coolants
Hotel fees
Meals
Towing charges
Shipping/ handling fees
Mileage
Product pick-up/delivery
Rentals/Loss of product use
Loss of vacation/personal
time