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Does it matter what 3 wires coming from stater , get hooked to 3 wires going to the rectifer/regulator

The stator burn out on my atv replaced ,but it also burnt 2 of the 3 wire on the short wire harness that connects stator to rectifer/regulator. don't know if it matters what wire goes where since all 3 wire comong from stator is the same ac voltage

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