How to Identify and Resolve Common Issues ?
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To test a stator with a digital multimeter, first set the dial to the ohms setting. Then, touch the probes to the stator terminals. If the reading is infinity, then the stator is bad. If the reading is zero or close to zero, then the stator is good.
To test a stator, you use a multimeter to either run a static test on the resistance of the wires or a dynamic test on the AC voltage reading from the wires. A static test is run while the engine is switched off, while a dynamic test involves procedures while the engine is on.
Insulation Break Down Test
Take one meter lead and hook it to the connector, then take the second one and hook it to the body of the stator. The meter should say “OL” which stands for, “open line,” if it`s working correctly. If not, the stator is bad.
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These additional tests include voltage withstand testing, insulation resistance, polarization index and dc winding resistance measurements, as well as inter turn fault detection. They assess not only the insulation integrity, but also help to identify connection problems and weak points in the stator winding.
Testing windings for short to ground
Place one measuring pipette of the ohmmeter on the stator housing, and the other on each output of the stator winding. The measured resistance should be infinite. If any resistance value is measured, the winding insulation has broken, and the stator needs to be replaced.
When a stator fails, it is largely due to the degradation or aging of its insulation through external occurrences and materials being introduced into its system.
If the regulator rectifier can`t moderate the voltage levels, the battery will overcharge. Use a voltmeter to diagnose overcharge. If the readings are over 17 volts, it means the regulator rectifier is failing to convert the excess power. All the extra voltage could make headlights extremely bright before blowing out.
You now can test the voltage between the terminals of the stator coil at 3,000 rpm. Depending on your motorcycle, you should get a reading of anywhere between 20 and 50 volts.
To check the regulator, connect the meter leads to the bike`s battery as it`s running. The reading should not be higher than 14.5 volts or lower than 13.5 volts. If the reading is higher, this means the battery is overcharged and you may need to replace the regulator rectifier.
Re: the 3 yellow wires from stator
As was mentioned, they are the three-phase output of the alternator. The Molex style connector is what connects them to the bike`s regulator/rectifier. The contacts inside the connector were getting loose and it caused many of the alternators to overheat and fail.
They do require batteries for power, however, which is a potential drawback in comparison with a motorcycle`s alternator system. Because a stator generates its own electricity, motorcycles have systems which are relatively lightweight compared to those in a car or truck.
The battery would quickly be depleted, though, if not for the star of the charging system show, the stator. Think of your stator as the piece that makes electricity to keep your battery charged up to make all that electrical stuff on your bike work.
Without stators, the bike will receive very weak spark – since the battery cannot supply the appropriate power amount to the engine. No energy, no current; your bike will be a dead course.
The rotor-stator contacts a serious problem when any part of the moving rotor touches the stationary stator of the machine it may cause damage to both stator and rotor, as shown in Figure 8.
The stator of these devices may be either a permanent magnet or an electromagnet.
The stator current is calculated by dividing the phase voltage by the equivalent complex impedance of the entire circuit shown. The speed of the stator magnetic field in radians per second is 4xPixf/poles. The speed of the rotor (mechanical speed) is the speed of the stator magnetic field minus the slip.
Stator faults usually start as inter-turn short circuits. In fact the primary or main cause of the stator faults is insulation degradation which leads to inter-turn short circuits. When an inter-turn short circuit occurs, extremely high currents flowing in the short circuited coil cause the propagation of destruction.
The stator is the stationary part of the machine, whereas the rotor is the movable part of the machine. The stator core, stator winding and the outer frame are the three parts of the stator whereas the rotor core and field winding are the parts of the rotor. The three-phase supply is given to the winding of the stator.
Start by completely disconnecting the spindle motor from all power sources. Check each wire, including T1, T2, T3 and the ground wire. If the reading is infinite, your motor should be fine. If you get a zero reading or any continuity reading, you have either a motor problem or a cable problem.
Your battery or your ATV owner`s manual should tell you the ideal voltage. Most batteries need somewhere between 12.6 and 12.8V. Some need more. No battery is running well with less than 12.6V.
Most stators can be rewired and tested within 48 hours of us receiving them.
The most common reason an ATV is getting no spark is a bad spark plug, either the wrong plug all together or just not gapped correctly. Or the spark plug just went bad, that happens quite often and it`s normal.
Shorted turns in stator windings often do not affect the normal operation in the early stage. However, eventually that can grow into serious motor failure.