2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4x4 2x4 factory service manual, Page 252Get this manual

2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4x4 2x4 factory service manual, Page 252

ELECTRICAL ARMATURE TESTING 1Remove armature from starter casingNote order of shims on drive end for reassembly2Inspect surface
housing, pushing back brushes while installing shaft in bushing6Reinstall starter motor housing boltsMake sure O-Rings are
in good condition and seated in groove7Inspect permanent magnets in starter housingMake sure they are not cracked or separated
from housingCAUTION: Use care when handling starter housingDo not drop or strike the housing as magnet damage is possibleIf
magnets are damaged, starter must be replaced 4Measure the resistance between each commutator segment and the armature shaftThe
reading should be infinite (no continuity)5Check commutator bars for discolorationBars discolored in pairs indicate shorted
coils, requiring replacement of the starter motor6Place armature in growlerTurn growler on and position hacksaw blade or
feeler gauge lengthwise 18 (.3 cm) above armature coil laminatesRotate armature 360 If hacksaw blade is drawn to armature