Stator help needed


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Oldnautique
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Stator help needed

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i cut the stator wires and tested voltage between the 3 legs. a-b b-c c-a
im getting about 64v, 64v and 40v.
I believe they should all have the same voltage with very little variation. Can someone confirm ?

By the way the Ohm reading is 1ohm each leg. no continuity to ground.



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Re: Stator help needed

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yup,

that stator is toast. all 3 legs need to be within 5-10 percent, preferably less than 5%

either have it rewound at a local starter/alternator shop ( cheapest and best )
or get a new OEM stator.

the aftermarket ones seem a bit iffy
~John

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2009 Piaggio MP3 250cc

Oldnautique
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Thanks. That’s what I thought
Problem is that is a new one I got from Randakks.
They sold me a defective one and said my test is not accurate. They refused exchange or refund. Stated that’s their policy in stators and regulators.

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not a good recommendation for Randakks then
~John

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AZgl1800 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:13 pm
not a good recommendation for Randakks then
Randakk's is not the same company it once was before the acquisition in 2016.



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