Yea thats what I was afraid of but I wanted a second opinion and Im sure its probably the stator as they cost more.. ThanksQKENUF4U said:its a charging problem. the battery is only there as a STORAGE DEVICE. you need to check at the battery terminals and see if its charging or not. if its not then you have either a reg/rec problem or a stator problem.
FYI: you can destroy the electrical system of a car or bike by running it without a battery. The battery provides the filter capacitor to smooth the voltage ripple coming from the alternator. You can also get horrendous voltage spikes that are short duration, but long enough to do damage.1raptor said:Yes I know it is designed to run with a battery so are all my other wheelers yet they will stay running without a battery. I have 6 4-wheelers and 8 Jetskis all that are suppost to run with a battery so as you can see it gets kinda expensive when all of these things require a battery which is why sometimes my 4-wheeler batteries get neglected and get ran with no battery.