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Polaris 500 sportsman x2 ho with no power, it died while

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polaris 500 sportsman x2 ho with no power
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: it died while driving it in wyoming and there is no power at all now
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: 2005 polRIS SPORTSMAN X2 HO
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: CHECKED THE BATTERY THERE IS DEFINITELY 12 VOLT
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially and if completely / electrically dead, then proposed preliminary check would be on the fusible link(s). These fusible links are inline with the wire(s) from a big terminal of the start solenoid that is tied to the battery's + terminals (in most versions). Scrape clean the connections or even bypass for test purposes.

If not corrective, then trace all the red wires and ensure the presence and consistency BAT+12 from end-to-end.