2000 Polaris help!! - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
ATV Lounge Everything ATV - NOT defined in a specific forum below. Hang out with your friends.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2008, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
2000 Polaris help!!

I have a 2000 polaris xplorer, 250, 4x4 and I am having issues.
It starts up and idles just fine. but when I put it into gear and try to throddle it, it bigs down and dies.
This was the first time starting it in about a year, so I pulled it out and choked it for a few minutes. Then I took the choke off and tried to go with it and it just keeps dying.
Any ideas for me? I am new at the 4whells so I am kind of lost.

Thanks
Josh
macabe is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2008, 07:29 PM
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 57
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
haha well EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE HAVEING THIS PROBLEM
it happens when u let your machine sit or if u get dirt in your carb

it is your main jet clogged with some dirt or very old gas

u must (no way to get around like some might say) first get to yor carborator
then take the float bowl off (its just the bottem part of your carb)
u will notice 2 jets, 1 big and sticking out (main jet) and one small and kinda hideing. (pilot jet) the pilot is for idleing and when u are off the throddle. the maijn is for when your on the gas.

take the main jet out (simple flat head screw driver) and hold the jet up to a light to see if its clogged.
try blowing threw it or useing compressed air to unclog it. if it still in there or a little is in there then use some carb cleaner to disolve the dirt out. also just spray down the rest of the inside of the float bowl with some carb cleaner (at any dealer or even wallmart carb cleaner is availible) then screw the main jet back in and hook up the carb like before and it should run perfect.

reply for any questions
Mr_RPM is offline  
post #3 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2008, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
re

Thanks a ton. I am new at this and was worried I screwed something up. I should know better as well because I make sure the gas is out of my mower and snow thrower before I stop using it for a while.

Thanks again!!!
macabe is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome