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2010 Phoenix Starter Issue

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Ok another issue with this wonderful machine that I would greatly appreciate if you guys could spread shine light on.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdUgp-WuuSI]Polaris Phoenix 200 starter issue - YouTube[/ame]

As you can see in the video it usually takes the atv at least two tries for the starter to grab the engine, sometimes more. It has been doing this since we got the atv and we asked the dealer after we first noticed it and they said it was normal. It doesn't seem normal to me since I have never seen an atv that was this bad with a starter.

Also you can hear an odd noise right after you turn off the atv, like the starter is disengaging finally or something.

The teeth on the starter are fine which is leading me to believe it is the starter gears themselves.

Before I drop $100 on new gears, what do you guys think? Could it just be one? How can I tell? Again any help or insight will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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