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2002 Sportsman 500 HO Mech Question

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I have a 2002 Sportsman 500 HO 4x4. Just got it. I haven't as of yet checked anything extensively. Just wanted to put the question out there. All Stock.

Oil blowback into air intake?

Intake filter smells like it was dunked into a gas can?

Thanks in advance.

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normally there is some oil in the air breather and you should always coat the air filter with a thin coating ... you could take the air box hose off to the carb from the airbox and see if there is a mist of fuel blowing back ... could be a simple carb tweak to fix or valves could be off a hair ...

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Thanks. The drain was blocked in the air box and had a lot of oil build up. Didn't realize until the blockage moved and the oil drained out onto the floor.

Will check the carb when I have time.

Just thought it was a lot of oil. I understand about coating the filter.

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