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Old 07-26-2009, 01:26 AM
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Default 2001 polaris sportsman 90 throttle problems

I recently bought my son a 2001 polris sportsman 90. i have beed having problems with throttle coming and going . Acceleration is spurratic at best.
i have pulled carb jetts out and cleaned. Cleaned the bowl. And i have cleaned the stator some what. i am getting spark. evan changed the gas and refilled.
Can anybody give me any pointers before i sink a boat load in this machine.

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steeler4life
 
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:54 AM
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Originally Posted by steelers4life View Post
I recently bought my son a 2001 polris sportsman 90. i have beed having problems with throttle coming and going . Acceleration is spurratic at best.
i have pulled carb jetts out and cleaned. Cleaned the bowl. And i have cleaned the stator some what. i am getting spark. evan changed the gas and refilled.
Can anybody give me any pointers before i sink a boat load in this machine.

Thanks,
steeler4life
The major problems with the 90's IF carb and fuel system clean,AND compression is good is shorts in the safety switch (tethered) shorting out,Just find the two wires going to the switch and tieing them together and see if this is the problem. If not then would check stator specs, as this is the most common problem on the 90. Mud,water,heat and open access to elements cause stators to short out, causing erratic running and then no spark eventually. I've changed two in about the last month!
 
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Old 07-26-2009, 09:17 AM
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thanks for the advice and info. ill try this and let you know . thanks again

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Old 01-12-2019, 03:06 PM
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Default Sportsman 90 throttle sticking

I have a 2001 Polaris sportsman 90, the throttle keeps sticking, I put a brand new cable on and still throttle is sticking, if feels like the thumb throttle is coming all the way back, idk if getting stuck in the carb, have any ideas how to fix this
 
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