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Scout Shutting Down While Braking

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Tried looking through the forums to see if anyone else had this issue but couldn’t find anything. I was wondering if anyone else has had an issue with the bike shutting of when the tank is about 1/4 full and during heavy braking. It wont even stumble for a few seconds it is almost an immediate shutdown. Ive found out that is occurs fairly consistently after about a 80-90 miles of riding. Anything after that if i hit the brakes fairly hard the bike will shutdown from what i would assume is all the fuel going to the front of the tank. Almost got myself run over a few times because of this.

Also I’ve reported this to my dealer and directly to Polaris. The dealer said there was nothing i could do about it and Polaris gave me a case file number. It’s been about 3 months since i called them about it and I’ve heard nothing back. You would think considering this is a safety issue they would be a little concerned.
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I brought it in to the dealer for them to check an oil leak it had developed and also had them check out the tank issue.

Apparently they’ve never heard of any issue with a pickup tube and neither has Polaris. They also told me they could not replicate the shutting down. No idea where the fuel level was at the time they tested it though. So when I pick it up I’ll have to run it low again and record it to send in to Polaris.
Hey out of curiosity what year is your scout? Also, what was leaking for oil?
 

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2017. Leaking out of the stator cover harness plug. Only seemed to do it when it went from like 60 to 25 out at night. Left a little puddle. They said if it continues they would have to replace the stator cover and the stator itself.
So their plan is to see if the leak fixes itself? I’d ask them to go ahead and replace it. Be scared it would come back next time it got cold.
 
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