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Old 10-08-2008, 10:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Polaris 120 Help

I hope some of you are pretty familiar with Polaris 120s and can help out this problem, or at least be able to tell me its is normal.

Its a 2000 Polaris 120, it wouldn't but I gave it a much needed oil change, and new spark plugs. I was going to clean out the carb, but it looks almost impossible to get in there and take it apart, so I said.....forget cleaning the carb.

When the machine stats and idles is seems like its doing great until you lift the rear off the ground. Once I get the track in the air it spins and spins and spins. There's nothing I can figure out to keep the track from spinning. I messes around with the idle but it seems to make a little different but never enough to keep the track from spinning. Is this normal? If not, how is it fixed?
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Old 10-08-2008, 05:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It may spin a little. Is the throttle cable too tight? It should have 1/8" or so of slack.
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Old 10-08-2008, 07:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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its fine if the track spins a little when you lift it off the ground. if it starts moving when you have it on the ground then i would adjust the throttle
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ah, okay. Thanks for the info. This little thing is ready to rip. Now all I need is some snow. A Chinook wind came through last night, melted any snow we had and knocked all the leaves of the trees. Looks like I;m raking afterall .....DOH!
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