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Christopher, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  20 yrs. experience as motorcycle, dirt bike, ATV, UTV and watercraft technician.
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Got a 2006 Polaris 450 sportsman I put it in reverse it

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Got a 2006 Polaris 450 sportsman I put it in reverse it goes but it's losing power took clutch cover off and the belt looks a little loose starts up fine but clicking in the clutch
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Christopher replied 2 years ago.
Can you better describe loosing power in reverse? Your atv is designed to limit power in reverse for safety reasons
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Almost like it is out of gas sptutting
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is the secondary clutch suppose to expand
Expert:  Christopher replied 2 years ago.
If you had a clutch problem the issue would appear in both forward and reverse. The clutch spins the same way in both gears. Some people opt to eliminate this safety feature. Here is a link to the procedure.
Expert:  Christopher replied 2 years ago.
If you feel this is not your issue let me know and we can continue to work towards a solution