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I have a polaris ranger 2006 500 4x4 cranked it this morning

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i have a polaris ranger 2006 500 4x4 cranked it this morning and temp light came on and stayed on checked radaitor it was full checked oil it was full so i drove to deer stand motor was not hot no noises but temp light is on and stays on what do i need to look for larry
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • check the temp sensor (least likely);
  • • check wire from the temp sensor (most likely).

Of interest would be for any pinched, fused and/or exposed wiring particularly from the temperature sensor.

Test when the wire to the temp sensor is temporarily disconnected and then when made to touch the chassis/engine ground. Observe reaction/change on temp light. This would serve as a test by process of elimination.