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Old April 30th, 2012, 08:01 PM
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Has anyone had a starter go out ???
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Old April 30th, 2012, 08:44 PM
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Yes, several people so far have posted about a bad starter.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Thanks that's good to know cuz my dealer says that they have never had that problem. So they won't do anything about it.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Is it still under warranty???
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That would be a negative !!
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Re: Bad Starter!!

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Thanks that's good to know cuz my dealer says that they have never had that problem. So they won't do anything about it.
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That would be a negative !!
If it out of warranty why should they do anything about it.
I'm sure if you are willing to pay, the dealer would be willing to replace.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Polaris know that they have a problem, I would make a call to them. A buddy has had two replaced in his 900 with less than 100 miles on his, the 2nd one blew all apart and the shop is almost done putting the new motor in it. When the shop pulled the oil pan, it had many pieces all in it 20-30 pieces.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

One guy in our group had about 500m on his xp. We stopped for a break and his didn't restart. Starter was completely fried. We even tryed jumping the starter direct and it didn't budge. Dealer replaced the started and the solenoid. Thanks to this awesome forum, I'd just read the week before how to pull start an xp because the same thing happened to him.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

4013059 Starter 2011 XP900
4013245 Starter 2012 XP900 (there's a reason for the new part number).

It's my understanding that 2011 XPs had problems with the motor magnets coming unglued from the housing. I believe the replacement starters were backordered for a few weeks?

They also had the starter gear backing off, and engaging to the already running motor!

Search the forum, there's lots of comments on threads. I believe one is under "Report XP900 problems here"...

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Re: Bad Starter!!

I had a starter burn up on my xp at the koa north glamis ride,from what I have been able to find out is there are two reasons for this to happen on the xp...the most common is the solenoid stays closed when you start it making the starter stay engaged and spinning at motor speed,trust me that will burn up the starter real quick (if you look at how small that solenoid is you can understand why it can fail)the second reason is the starter idle gear backing out of the case and riding on the flywheel keeping the starter engaged,same result as above...mine was the solenoid
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Yes, on his first dune trip a friend of mine had his starter go south...
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Re: Bad Starter!!

Yes have heard of many going bad.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

OLD THREAD......But , Ive seen 4- 2011 xp 900 starters lock up & destroy the magnets inside.....two broke the cases where the pilot gear shaft screws into the case.......Note new part # and says new design on the box........but no recall or replacement.....$ 300.00 out of your pocket
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Re: Bad Starter!!

My starter stays engaged on my 13 walker evans 900 xp. When I went to shut it off it would keep cranking the engine over. Turn the key back on and it fires up. I tried a couple times and every time I turned the key off it kept trying to start the machine yet. My Fluke meter is at work and the dealer is closed for the weekend. I'm guessing right now that the starter solenoid is stuck closed. Am I thinking right or can there be other things that could cause the starter to stay cranking with the key off? I had to unhook the battery to get it to shut off.
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Re: Bad Starter!!

I thought I had a starter go out but ended up being a bad relay. For the rest of my dune trip I just used a jumper wire to engage the starter. This is after using a Tester to even see if I was getting power to the starter. Changed out the relay and its good as new. FYI the starter is not and easy fix. I had to change out the two o-rings on the nose of the starter due to leaking oil.
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