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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My 345 will run until it gets warm. Then it cuts out & dies.

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My 345 will run until it gets warm. Then it cuts out & dies. I have a new fuel system from pick up tube to carb. Battery light comes on &off. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

this sounds like it is not charging,

not being there to see it,

do you have a volt meter , to check the battery voltage

let me know

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Let me check & I'll get back to you asap. Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I checked the voltage at the battery. 12 volts with engine off. 11 volts while cranking. 14 volts with engine running.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for that
That is a good reading,
says charging good
did this problem start when battery light on/off
let me know Please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It runs the same whether the light is on or off.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Sorry for delay
so it is cutting out on and off
even the light on
did you check for spark when this
happens, so we can narrow this down