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2007 polaris atv sportsman 500 ho. will not start, no starter

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2007 polaris atv sportsman 500 ho. will not start, no starter engagement, no fuel pressure, have replaced stator{due to losing a charge} starter soleniod, ignition switch, can jump soleniod and crank engine, also no voltage going to ignition coil. need to know if there is a kill switch and where it is located at.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Richard replied 3 years ago.

RACE TECH :

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RACE TECH :

Your ATV has a fusible link. These are generally located right off of the solenoid red wire. Will have a bulge in it, test both ends ot the wire for continuity. If the fuse is good, then more than likely your ECM is blown.

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RACE TECH :

Or could be the black wire. Check this image out of he fusible link.

Customer:

im doing fine, i have received your answer. the fusiable links are good .

RACE TECH :

OK, so you have tested it ?

RACE TECH :

I would try a knwon good ECM, these are known for going bad. Polaris treid to seal everything inside there and at one point it created a fire hazard.

Customer:

is that the ground wire ?

RACE TECH :

That fusible link that be the positive wire.

RACE TECH :

The fuses arent known for blowing really

RACE TECH :

Its teh ECM that is known for going bad.

RACE TECH :

*the

RACE TECH :

ECM is the computer mounted under teh front cab

RACE TECH :

*the

Customer:

that is correct it was the positive wires i put a volt meter to check them, i have no voltage at the coil, i have voltage on both sides of starter soleniod, but no ground to let the starter to work when i use the key. does this have a kill switch or is the computer what controls the grounds for the swithes?

RACE TECH :

The computer controls it

RACE TECH :

I have no cue why polaris went with that design.

RACE TECH :

Seems they found everyone finding the circuit breakers and fuses and decided to hide them inside the unti

Customer:

i have the computer here with me at the desk, im in of someway to verify the computer before spending the 400.00 on this unit.

Customer:

but from what you experinced in the past and from what i read and seen on wiring diagram it seems your right about the computer.

RACE TECH :

Reading

RACE TECH :

Yea there junk.

RACE TECH :

No way to test it

Customer:

thankyou for time i will price a ecm tomorrow and with a little luck we will be back in action.

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