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Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
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2005 Polaris 500 has no power to the instrument panel. Where

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2005 Polaris 500 has no power to the instrument panel. Where is the main fuse located so I can change it out? I have removed the seat and don't see the fuses.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Jeff Policky replied 6 years ago.

this module year did not have fuses it has a power module #10 that has all of the power controls in a box that is not accessible (circuit beakers, regulator/rectifier and other controls. they had a recall on the power module. if you could give me the vin of your unit I can check if your unit is under that recall.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
vin #4XAJD50A152754526
Expert:  Jeff Policky replied 6 years ago.

this is ATP 500 the recalls were on the Sportsman but they have a power module also on the ATP. check for battery voltage to the interment panel on the red wire.

let me know what you find

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Jeff: I unplugged the power to the ecm. I had power there. I plugged it back in and unplugged the clip to the instrument panel. Suddenly everything was working again. The lights are flickering however even with a full battery charge. Before when I had the engine running and would turn on the lights, the engine would start wanting to cut out. I did not turn the engine on as I want to drain the gas first as I have not run the ATV for awhile. I plugged the clip back into the instrument panel and everything still works. I don't feel the problem is fixed since the lights are flickering and worry everything will short again. Any ideas?
Expert:  Jeff Policky replied 6 years ago.

check for battery voltage at the battery with the

key off

key on

key on cranking over the starter motor

key on engine running

this will give us a battery and charging system condition

let me know the results of this four test.