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1998 Polaris Sportsman 500 clutch help


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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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