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1987 Kawasaki Bayou KLF300 Not charging


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Back again with another headache, maybe you guys can help me out. 

Picked up a 87 Bayou 300 not running of course, all stator wires melted 

on the motor and also no spark. I checked the pick up coil ohmed out good. 

traced the wires and led to no cdi box, yes missing. So ordered it and while waited 

fixed the stator wires, had to wire direct to harness. Get the cdi installed and after a lot

of other things started it up. Battery dead so used a batt charger to start it. Now when i shut

off the charger the motor died. So i check charging voltage...nada. I see voltage regulator is 

old and catalist leaking so i replaced it. Same thing no charge. I check stator and no voltage 

with it unpluged from harness while running. Soooooo i replace stator. Now Stator wires have

23v and up to over 50v at higher rpms. So i know its charging now. Connect everything back up and 

no charge voltage at battery! Still dies when i shut off charger. All 3 yellow stator wires have good voltage, checked

harness from stator to regulator and is good. The white wire has battery voltage at regulator, the brown wire has battery 

voltage at regulator when key on. The Black/yellow stripe has good ground. I get 3 volts at battery when i shut off charger. 

If i connect old regulator i get 7 volts when i shut off charger. Do i have a defective new regulator? Im stumped. when i 

figure this one out i have a big wiring problem on another one ill let you in on.  Az

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Double  check  wiring.. In many DC  circuits  with multiple  wires at a connector white  is  ground.  The  black/ yellow  and  white might  be  swapped..   Only a guess since  I  don't have access to  a wiring diagram  for your  quad.

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