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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    New guy here in Need of help... Buddy of mine basically gave me a 99 Xplorer. Lots of issues so I’ve been tackling one at a time. Got it running and runs well. Tested voltage and it was over charging. 17.5 volts at the Battery. Purchased new rectifier that says it replaces the old one...
  2. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello all, A few months ago, our 570 Sportsman had a low voltage warning. After some research and trial and error, we found the voltage regulator had gone bad. We purchased a new OEM one from the dealer, and replaced it, and everything functioned again. The voltage read constant around...
  3. Polaris ACE
    After seeing many voltage regulator rectifier failures due to location, just purchased a longer harness. Where have you relocated it to? Thinking of inside the cab, upper seat area, (have full doors). Pictures, pros and cons. Thanks.
  4. Polaris Sportsman
    Hello there. So my first issue started here: Melted voltage regulator plug/wires. I went through and found the weather pack connectors to repair my main harness. Installed that, and I thought I had swapped a wire or 2 when doing so. I did a continuity test from the stator plug to the harness...
  5. 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...
  6. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I replaced the battery in my 2000 Xpedition 425 and discovered the voltage regulator is also defective causing the alternator to overcharge. I have located a replacement regulator online and will order today. The defective regulator has been removed. Do I risk damaging anything if I run the bike...
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys I am loving my Polaris but I am having a small problem with it. The battery light will flash quite often, sometimes the speedo needle too, and the rpm on the display always reads zero. I have done some research and I believe it might be the voltage regulator or the connections to it. I...
  8. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2007,sportsman 500 black stealth ed. EFI, I seem to eat batteries, I've replaced the stator 3 times, just recently installed the new stator. It ran all day, only when night fell and I used my lights did I have an issue. The battery light came on,the speedo was blinking repeatly, and no...
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    My Xplorer blows the low and high beam headlights as soon as you accelerate. I checked the voltage at the light sockets. When it's not running with the headlight switch on I'm getting 7.7 volts, idleing I'm getting 11.6, when I give it gas it's going as high as 29.5 volts. Would the voltage...
  10. ATV New Members
    Hey everyone, I am new to this site but anyway long story short I have an 03 Polaris sportsman 600, I put new stator in new coil and It runs great. However I am seeing the battery light flash when I turn my lights on. I took the seat off and put a metor tester on it and it pulls 12 volts like it...
  11. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    ok here i have 08 sportsman 500 ho. carburated. bought it off the first owner and it is completly stock. heres the sympthoms. will only run with jump pack on and will cut out after a few seconds if you take it off. ALL LIGHTS AND ALL stay on with key off and kills battery. HOT light was on and...
  12. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi and thank you for reading this thread. Can someone give me a quick way to troubleshoot a Trail Boss charging system? I have just gotten one running that has sat for more than a few years. i have a new battery installed and put about one hour on the machine. It only shows battery voltage...
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