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  1. Stator backer plate replacement

    ATV General Discussion
    How hard is it to replace a stator backer plate on a 2002 sportsman 700? Will I need new seals? I just need the bendix bushing but I’d it better to replace the backer plate?
  2. Polaris Sportsman Flywheel help..

    ATV General Discussion
    I got a new flywheel for my 02 sportsman 700 because my magnets came out. The new flywheel is one from the ac to dc upgrade kit. The flywheel I got hit the stator bolts. Can I get a new stator for that flywheel and splice the wires? Or where can I find the new clip in magnets? thanks in advance
  3. can i make a stator from an 07 work on my 2001 both scrambler 500

    ATV General Discussion
    pulled my motor from a 2007 and was gonna put it on my 2001. problem is is there are different clips and amount of wires. I no longer have the 07 so cannot get the wiring harness from it. can I make this one work somehow? will the bike run without the stator? thanks for any help.
  4. Battery/Voltage Issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought a 2017 Sportsman 450 HO from a private party - only 40 engine hours on it, but its out of warranty. The battery was dead after we took it out riding for a few hours and I had to charge it. I took the battery to NAPA and they said its fine. I read a forum on here from 2013 on how...
  5. Sportsman 570 Died and can't get it started again

    Polaris Sportsman 570
    Ok so here's my story. I was riding with some friends and the machine died out of nowhere. It would turn over but not start. I towed it home and began to try and troubleshoot the problem. At first I thought it might just be a fouled plug or something simple. I replaced the spark plug and...
  6. Testing a stator on a 2012 Outlaw 50

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi Polaris Enthusiasts, My daughter has a 2012 Outlaw 50 that for some unknown reason developed an issue where the headlights and taillight don't come on when the engine starts up like they used to do. The horn and brake light still work. I suspect this is the case because the horn and brake...
  7. Hey PolarisATVForums, I'm Evan from RM Stator!

    Hey all! I'm excited to be joining the forum, and looking forward to talking with you you guys about electrical stuff, and our products. I'm Evan, I'm an Electrical Engineer for RM Stator located in Fort Collins, Colorado. I have over 10 years experience in motorcycle electrical systems...
  8. Stator short to ground, 06 sportsman 450

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Ok, been having overcharge issue for a couple weeks now. I bought new ecm thinking it was voltage regulator as battery was metering at 16-18 volts at 3000-4000 rpm. After new ecm (regulator is built in on this model year), same overcharge issue. I tested stator legs and they are ALL showing a...
  9. Overcharge issue... PLEASE HELP

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm at my wits end... I have 06 sportsman 450. Battery light flashing so I put on volt meter and getting overcharge (up to 18v @3000 rpm). I have new battery in it and just replaced ecm today. Put in new ecm and SAME DAMN THING! If i put on lights it brings voltage down to 12+, likely...
  10. Hello from New York old school 500 HO

    ATV New Members
    Looking for some help my 2011 500ho battery light (box) keeps coming on, I have put a new battery in and still the light comes and goes, everything is nice and tight so I did a quick voltage check at the battery and it was like 12.9 volts but after a week it went dead so I recharged and did a...
  11. Battery upgrade for accessories sportsman 570

    ATV Visual & Body Modifications
    Hi, I am looking for some advise on batteries. I have a 2015 sportsman 570 w/ESP. Ive had the machine for a few months now and love it. I installed a marine grade stereo with handlebar controller, as well as some additional lights. Two PIAA 55w headlamps on the front bumper and one Generic 50w...
  12. 05 Sporty 400 Stator--Again

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So my 2005 Sportsman 400 ate it's second stator so far in the time that I have owned it. Battery light started blinking on me and slowly got worse and worse until it would blink at idle. Checked the three charging legs with a multi-meter and all 3 had continuity to ground. Anyone know if these...
  13. 1990 Trail Boss 250 2x4 Breaker Trips Continuously

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently bought a 1990 Trail Boss 250 2x4 for my wife. It ran great at the test drive. Suddenly, now that i have it home, as soon as the key is turned on, the breaker trips and kills the power. It cycles as it's supposed to, and trips immediately. I tested it by replacing it with a 10a...
  14. flywheel magneto problems

    Polaris Trail Blazer
    Ok. I just bought an 04 trailblazer. They said the motor was locked up so I got it CHEAP. turns out that it wasn't locked up. The magnets in the flywheel were shattered and the stator unit destroyed. I replaced the parts and got it run with ease. Road it up the block and back a couple times...
  15. 2008 Sportsman 500 HO EFI Won't Charge

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Cant get my 500 sportsman to charge. Tested and cleaned the stator, but something else must be wrong too. While messing with it yesterday it suddenly started to charge and the engine started running better but then it stopped again after a few minutes. I wouldn't expect the stator or regulator...
  16. Sportsman 500 Stator Test

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    After sitting for a little while, I figured out my Sportsman 500 is not charging. I then figured out the pull start was full of water. I drained it and removed the pull start figuring I'd have to clean it all up. On another thread somebody posted the page from the manual about testing the...
  17. 08 sportsman 800 stator test?

    Can someone please tell me how to test the stator and voltage regulator, I have a multimeter but am not very handy on how to use it or how to go about testing these 2 things. My wheeler has no reading on the tach and it doesn't seem to be charging. Any info would help before I start spending...
  18. 6x6 Sportsman 500 too high charging volt?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, I'm new here and english is my second language. I have a 2005 6x6 Sportsman 500 (love this bike). The charging volt to the battery is after running the engine for 10s to 1-2 minutes anything from 14 to 18v or higher (a battery killer). The RPM will also stop working when the volt is...
  19. sportsman 600 stator problem

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    i have a 600 sportsman twin the stator went bad so i replaced it and the coil pack now when i start riding it as soon as i hit 35-40 it stops accelerating and blinks statr and the wrench it wont go any faster no matter what i do. whats my problem? and how do i fix it?
  20. 2005 polaris sportsman 500 ho starter solenoid or stator?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2005 polaris sportsman 500 ho and I just got a new battery. My last one died. I rode it one time, then waited another week, started right up and went about a half a block and it died. I noticed the screen was flickering on and off. When the screen stopped flickering for a sec, I...