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2003 spoprtsman 500 wont start-lights and gauges are all over

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Old 07-02-2003, 12:15 AM
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Default 2003 spoprtsman 500 wont start-lights and gauges are all over

MY ELECTIC START WONT WORK-PULL START DOES AND WHEN U PUT A SCREW DRIVER OVER THE SOLENOID IT TURNS OVER-IM THINKIN CABLE CONNECTIONS. AND O YA WHEN I GET THE SPPEDO TO STAY ON LONG ENOUGH BATTERY GAUGE IS LIKE AT 18 ND THEN WILL DROP DOWN TO LIKE 14-STILL NOT RIGHT-ITS A 12.5 VOLT
 
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Old 07-02-2003, 01:19 AM
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Default 2003 spoprtsman 500 wont start-lights and gauges are all over

Bad ground?
 
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Old 07-02-2003, 07:54 AM
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Default 2003 spoprtsman 500 wont start-lights and gauges are all over

Try taking the wirees off of the solenoid and clean them I have had corrosion on tthe cables and did the same thing.
 
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Old 07-02-2003, 10:57 AM
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Default 2003 spoprtsman 500 wont start-lights and gauges are all over

I wouldn't worry about running at 14 V, It's not unusual to run 13 or 14. I'd be far more concerned if would be running under voltage.
 
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