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Old 05-17-2018, 10:52 AM
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Default 2013 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO no top end

Quad runs and starts etc fine. Can hit max RPMs. The top end speed is 30ish.

I have replaced springs and belt. Everything seems normal except no top end speed.
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Old 05-17-2018, 11:13 AM
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What I would do:
1) confirm good compression
2) after #1 checks out, pop the belt cover off, get the rear axel off the ground, start it, but it in gear and visually watch the primary/secondary clutches movement while on/off the gas...making sure both clutches are shifting out/in fully
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Old 05-18-2018, 06:52 AM
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Sounds like buttons gone in the secondary.
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Old 05-18-2018, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by polman500 View Post
Sounds like buttons gone in the secondary.
check the secondary clutch buttons unless it has a roller clutch. sounds like it is not shifting up and would be a secondary clutch issue
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