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Old 04-17-2009, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How to test a stator?

I am trying to test my stator on my 1983 skidoo ss25 w/462cc liquid engine. I googled it and found a topic on DOOtalk. Here is the link -----> ski-doo snowmobile forums - DOOTalk.com

The one guy says to use a test light on the 3 wire plug coming out of the stator at the case, and if it lights up then it's no good. I did the test on mine and it lit up. But doesn't it make sense that if it lit up then that means there is a current flowing through your wires? I want to make sure that it's my stator that's bad before I replace it, and not something else.
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Old 04-17-2009, 04:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You are going to need a good multimeter and also need to know the proper resistance on the charging and lighting coils. I don't agree with the test light garbage. I am sure someone on here can hook you up with a manual or the proper resistance measurements.
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Old 04-17-2009, 10:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Kikkinurazz is correct testing a stator is all about the resistance. My 80 panther had a bad stator and the only way to find out is get the resistance spec's which will go white to blk, brown to blk, green to ground and so forth. It should run between 200 ohms to 2 ohms depending on the wire combination you are testing. If they are all with in 10% of spec you are good. mine had 136oms 32oms 8oms and continuity or 0 when it went bad my 136 wire combination read 0, zero.
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