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Old 09-26-2012, 03:47 PM   #72
JRWooden
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Joined: Jul 2008
Location: The great state of confusion
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Originally Posted by =o&o> View Post
Met a friend last Saturday to ride and take pictures of the fall colors... but her 2009 F658GS wouldn't start. Jump started it, got it to my house, checked the stator output and got 7.2 to 7.6 volts on all three legs.

Then, just to compare, I checked my 2009 F800GS, and got 13.4 on one leg and 9.6 volts on the other two . My stator was replaced under warranty exactly ONE year (and 8K miles) ago

So now I have two new stators coming from Rick's Motorsport Electrics.
My understanding is that any BMW part has a two year warranty on it from time of installation,
that being the case you might want to re-assemble with the bad factory stator and have BMW give you the new upgraded kit with ventilated flywheel at no charge....
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