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Steven Alter

2018 Polaris 450 Digital gauge flashing

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I have a 2018 450 and the digital gause has started flashing on an off while driving. The backlit also goes on and off. It is worse when I hit the gas. The battery died a few weeks ago and I jumped it but its been fine until last night. Called the dealer and showed them a vid and they recommend replacing the gauge and its like 600 bucks. The machine has less than 100 hours on it. I would really hate to have to change it out. also the unit sometimes has trouble starting. Any ideas?

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Did the entire gauge start flashing? Can you post that video? If the entire gauge was flashing like when you turn your ignition on or off, there's probably an electrical issue.

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sounds like a short/loose connection somewhere.

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