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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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Is there a circuit breaker on a 2011 Polaris Sportsman 500

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Is there a circuit breaker on a 2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a motorcycle. The Motorcycle Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: When removing the cigarette lighter I shorted the entire unit out. No power anywhere. All fuses are intact. Battery has full charge.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Will the battery hold a charge?
Customer: It is a 2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO. Low miles
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked fuses and found power at the ignition.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Motorcycle Mechanic should know about your motorcycle?
Customer: It is a 2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Kenny O. replied 6 months ago.

Hi this is Kenny, who am I speaking to ? I'm the expert

Do you have access to a multi-meter ?

So explain more to me how you diagnosed power at the ignition ? switch ?

Thanks