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Curtis B.
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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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Just quits running in the middle of a run .wait a few

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Just quits running in the middle of a run .wait a few minutes and it will run fine .does this about once a day or so
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

2001 model, gas or electric?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Electric
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Controller does not respond to running the diagnostic mode . Batters folly charged
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a voltmeter to test the battery voltage? Does charger run a full 8 hr charge cycle?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

How old are the batteries? When it quits and starts again, does it quit again after a short while, or does it keep going!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
10 hrs on charger. 36.9 volts
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Quits after a a couple of hrs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Batterys are 2 years old
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Fully charged battery pack should be lose to 42 volts! Check each battery with digital meter and look for one that is more or less voltage than the others.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

One bad battery will affect all the batteries.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll check it out
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All 6 battery s putting out 5.8 to 6.1 volts
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Batteries are excessivly low!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Plug in charger and see if voltage increases.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll put it on the charger for the day . Was on all night last night . See what happens . The charger showed a " full charge " this morning. 4 hrs ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If meter is correct ,batteries are not charged!