2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 338Get this manual

2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 338

ELECTRICAL CHARGING SYSTEM Charging System Diagram The charging system consists of: Battery StatorAlternator Voltage RectifierRegulator
194 (90C), the unit will turn itself off to cool downThe unit will turn on at approximately 167F (75C)If voltage output is
equal to or less than static battery voltage, verify the housing cooling fins are clean, free from debris and that adequate
airflow is present Current DrawKey Off CAUTION 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 Draw