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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-04-2012, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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05 sportsman 700 charging problems

I am looking for any information that someone may have as to why my 05 sportsman 700 is not charging. Have brand new battery. Tesyed charging system with a multimeter while running and goes from 12.37 volts and when revived to 3500 rpms it doesn't move, stays the same. When I turn on lights and use brake lever for rear lights the voltage goes down to 12.08 v then back up to 12.28 v with everything off. Any suggestions? Voltage regulator or stator?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-04-2012, 06:59 PM
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I had similar issue, it was my stator. I thought it was several other things until i opened the side of quad and looked at Stator that had 2 areas melted. Got rebuilt at RMstator, Polaris would charge an arm and a leg. May be other things but for me, I had the same symptoms.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-06-2012, 05:34 AM
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You can actually test the stator to and tell if it is good or bad. i had somewhat similar issue and also ended up replacing my stator. word of caution though... the first stator i bought came from RMSator and although it was cheap, it was also junk. i didnt read all the bad reviews on it until after the fact. in the end, i spent about $360 on new polaris stator. this one came with all connectors already in place and ended up being plug and play-- no splicing.... my suggestion, test the sator, make sure you grounds are good, then buy oem or at least avoid rm stator...
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Here (Portugal) they charge about 700 euros (920 USD, more or less) for a new OEM stator!

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