Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
MJCatfish

Electrical Issue with Sportsman 400

6 posts in this topic

I was out plowing snow for about 1 1/2 hrs today with my 2005 Sportsman 400. All of the sudden with no warning the engine quits and the LED display goes blank. I turned the key off and back on nothing. I check a few wires, including the battery connections. Nothing. Anybody have any ideas?

MJ

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

left thumb? Is the switch in the run position? Maybe check the wires to that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did put a lock and ride windshield on a few weeks ago and re-zip-tied the cables back onto the handlebars. Maybe I pulled them a little too tight. I'll go check that now.

Thanks,

MJ

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's what it was. However, I think I burned my high beam bulb out. (I'd heard that can happen with electrical issues. Is that true?) Everything else works but the high beam.

Thanks,

MJ

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I wouldn't rule it out.

One other thing to note is that on the SP models, I think yours included, the 4x4 system is wired through the headlight pod. I know it sounds odd, but if the bulb is burned out, you might not have 4 wheel drive.

This happened on my '00 SP500. Burned out light, no 4x4. Replace bulb, 4x4 worked again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My 4x4 is working and looking through the lens, the bulb looks good. Guess it'd be best to pull the lens off to take a closer look. Thanks for the information.

MJ

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0