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Polaris snowmobile troubleshooting

Hi I have a 1998 Polaris 500 Indy XTRA-10 snowmobile and the headlights keep dimming. They go bright and now are staying dim. I checked the ground and the headlight switch and they are working. Can you tell me my problem

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  • AJCAUTOPERFORMANCE Jan 03, 2014

    Hello, this in Andy let me ask you a question, When was the last timeyou replace the battery? have you check for false contact on the cattery cables remember his batteries have acid and with time start eating tou cable terminals creating false contact. Now have you replace bulb for factory bulb remember aftermarket (or non original bulbs) may have more watz consumption overloading magneto stator (alternatior). after you dont all this and you continue having the same problem you may want to replace your stator

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    Cindy Getgen Jan 03, 2014

    It doesn't have a battery it has a pull start. It has the original bulbs. Could it possibly be the regulator?

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Well Cindy let me ask you was it doing it since you got it ? or it just start doing this ? just so you keep in mind that since you dont have battery in idle can be less power into the bulb filament now when accelerate creating more power meaning more light on bulb...

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