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1998 Polaris Sportsman 500 clutch help

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i have a 98 sportsman 500, whenever i pit it in gear it moves before i touch the gas?

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Your clutch may just be a little stuck. You might just need to take it apart and clean it up a bit, or it may be time for new springs and a belt. At any rate, you will need to look at the clutches and belt to see what the problem is for sure.

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More than likely your clutch is not fully disengaging. Take the outer clutch cover off and see if the clutch is releasing completely. It would be a good chance to clean the clutch halfs and clean the clutch shaft. This will probably take care of your problem. Just look at the clutch face, weights, and spring. Polaris clutches are easy to identify the problems, just look closely, if anything is wrong it should be obvious.

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