2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 312Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 312

ELECTRICAL CHARGING SYSTEM Charging System Diagram The charging system consists of: Battery StatorAlternator RectifierRegulator
is lower than 14.014.4 Vdc, the alternator should be tested Battery Charge Test Charging System Testing Perform the following
tests if charging system problems are suspected: Current DrawKey Off Do not connect or disconnect the battery cable or ammeter
with the engine runningDamage will occur to electrical componentsConnect an ammeter in series with the negative battery cableCheck
for current draw with the key offIf the draw is excessive, loads should be disconnected from the system one by one until
the draw is eliminatedCheck component wiring as well as the component for partial shorts to ground to eliminate the drawCurrent