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Unhappy Cooked Ground Wire on Stator

After whinging and complaining about my multimeter in Buzz's thread on his stator, I thought I'd head out to the garage one more time and try it again. I pulled the leads out of the connection deal, and here's what I found (the ground is the lovely dark-brown color):\

I guess the good news is that I don't need a new multimeter?

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Cindy -

You need to unplug the three stator leads before they go into the harness and check from each yellow wire to the frame.

Should be infinite resistance.

The connector you show goes into the r/r, yes? If so, you are not checking the stator wires at the correct place.

You also may not need a stator, even better news.

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do the standard stator and r/r fault finding to make sure nothing was damaged. when i hooked up my new stator i just used regular butt connectors to eleminate that issue. also helps that i went with 12 gauge stranded wire of what seems like they used 14 (which is too small to begin with)

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