Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1

    94 Polaris SL 750 cuts out mid ride

    Hello All,

    I have a 94 Polaris SL 750 that will cut out on a dime mid ride, no loss of power before hand. Any indication as to what I should be checking?

    Thanks,
    Jessica


  2. #2
    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cleveland OH
    Posts
    17,327
    +1
    29
    Welcome to the site Jessica.

    This is not the first time I've heard of that problem, unfortunately I don't remember anyone ever coming back and posting what it was exactly and what they did to correct it.

    First, make sure you're battery cables are tight and have clean connections.

    Make sure you have the protective plastic cover between the battery and the elec. box that sits atop it. (most people seem to be missing that cover)

    Make sure your ground cable has a clean (bare metal) and tight connection to the engine plate

    Lastly, carefully inspect your wiring harness that goes from the elec box all the way to the front of the engine on the exhaust side. You're looking for any cuts, scrapes, or breaks on the wire insulation that may be touching metal and grounding out.

    If you're riding Wide Open Throttle and she cuts out like that, that can be from a seizure of the piston as well. Can you do a compression test and post up the numbers for us?

    Remember to hold the throttle open while conducting the test for all 3 cyls.

  3. #3
    BlueFishCrisis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Medina, Ohio, United States
    Posts
    4,988
    +1
    140
    This may seem simple, but I caught myself accidentally bumping the stop button mid ride on a bump or wave that shut the ski down. Took me 2 or 3 restarts to realize what I was doing.....

  4. #4
    The last person that owned it had pulled off the impellar and never sealed it up properly. We were getting some water coming in and I opened up the electrical box, there was some water inside. I think the CDI box may be fried. Is it supposed to have this white bubbly texture to the wiring side of the CDI?

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	0821132035.jpg 
Views:	192 
Size:	99.4 KB 
ID:	311008

  5. #5
    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cleveland OH
    Posts
    17,327
    +1
    29
    The white stones/bubbles are normal.

    Make sure there is no rust on the under side of the electrical board if water was present.

  6. #6
    mellow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Salisbury, MD
    Posts
    109
    The ski I just got was having this same issue, I found the gas tank vent was plugged, some bug made a nest in the plug that is under the seat. After I cleaned it out I took it out the other day and didn't have the issue.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. 94 Polaris sl 750 revs out of control
    By rileyboadway in forum Polaris Tech Tips and Info
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-04-2013, 08:08 PM
  2. Carb tuning questions? 94' polaris sl 750
    By skmpmm2002 in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 08-27-2011, 08:35 PM
  3. I need a CDI for a 94 polaris SL 750
    By Slipknotanfitch9 in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-06-2010, 09:18 PM
  4. 95 sl 750 cutting out
    By LEGEND in forum Polaris PWC Performance
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-11-2009, 01:05 PM
  5. 2 94 polaris sl 750's
    By wakeboardfusion in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-19-2008, 09:46 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •