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I assume i have this same old kit. I'll be checking my wires this weekend.

How do i identify that i have an old kit, if i go to SATV with issues?

They would fight me anyway, cause i bought it used from another member, but if it's defective and their product it shouldn't matter.
Count the number of terminal sets on top of the controller. And yeah if they don't have a sales number with your name on it, it may be a problem.
 

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I would contact the seller see what he may willing to do to help in case you have problems. I know I have helped a couple of guys out that have bought my 4wd systems from people parting out bikes
An talk to Craig at satv he's good to work with
 

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Got first fault code 25 over the weekend trying to get up with ez steer guru at satv to see what he thinks
 

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I talked with kraig today at satv he said my low power problem I had in the past could have damaged the motor or torque sensor on the unit an sent me a troubleshooting guide also said they have extended the warranty to 3 yes so I'm good till feb2016
 

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I finally got the chance to get the Brute out of the shop and on the trail with the new 380 EZSteer system. I have to say..what an improvement over the old system! It's steady, quick reacting, smooth, consistent, powerful and predictable. And I fully expected this unit to use more power so I was watching the battery voltage on my Voyager and to my surprise, it didn't use as much as the old system! Voltage stayed between 14.2 and 14.4 all the time. Of course this was on open trails and mostly above say 10mph+ but still..the old system would pull it down into the low 13s. And...the motor only got slightly warm where the old one would be so hot you couldn't hold on to it....and no slack in the bars either....and no flopping back and forth of the front tires like the old system did.

I think it may work as good as the factory units. So, it looks like it's a winner! Can't wait to get it up to the mountains.

I also have to say what a pleasure it always is to be on the old Brute. Nothing like it. Glad I still have the old girl.
 

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I think...well I hope...this one is good to go for now. I'll buy a new Brute before doing another PS install...lol

This new location for the controller and the heat sink us keeping it cool....and the motor heat sink is keeping the motor cool too...and the heat shield is keeping the exhaust heat away from the torque sensor. Damn ..what else can I f'n do?:rolleyes:
i hear you there i said the same thing but with the 380 unit all is well with mine
glad your happy with it also
 

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i hear you there i said the same thing but with the 380 unit all is well with mine
glad your happy with it also
Yeah I don't feel hardly any heat at the motor or controller with then new one. I pushed it as hard as I could out on the desert yesterday and it took everything like it was nothing. This new one is good I think. Nothing like the old one. Glad yours is still going strong.
 

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couldnt ask for it to work any better
did you hook the speed sensor wire up on the new unit
i hooked it up with a blade connector but really havent had a chance to see if it made a difference in control at high speeds yrt
most all of our riding is slow paced
 

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couldnt ask for it to work any better
did you hook the speed sensor wire up on the new unit
i hooked it up with a blade connector but really havent had a chance to see if it made a difference in control at high speeds yrt
most all of our riding is slow paced
No, Mine didn't come with any instructions so I just did it like the other one and left the.."infamous".. blue wire off and taped-up. I took mine up to about 45 on the trails and it seemed fine. I like it nice and easy..lol

Hay just to confirm, the motor isn't positioned where the old one was..right? It's more..straight out now then forward next to the frame.
 

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No, Mine didn't come with any instructions so I just did it like the other one and left the.."infamous".. blue wire off and taped-up. I took mine up to about 45 on the trails and it seemed fine. I like it nice and easy..lol

Hay just to confirm, the motor isn't positioned where the old one was..right? It's more..straight out now then forward next to the frame.
yes more like pointing toward the tire i have a 2in snorkel pipe in between the motor an the forward frame tude

mine didnt have instructions either
reckon they thought we could work without inst since we already had the first systems
 

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yes more like pointing toward the tire i have a 2in snorkel pipe in between the motor an the forward frame tude

mine didnt have instructions either
reckon they thought we could work without inst since we already had the first systems
Cool. Let me know what you think of having the speed sensor wire hooked up. Right now I'm just loving the new system the way it is.
 

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UPDATE: 2 years after installing used first Gen (220w) PS

My Control unit died. It was not outputting voltage to the motor. Had to buy another one from SATV at $225.

Had some bolts come loose on the stem, and re-tightened them.

Other than that, still working good. I contemplated going with a full new system, but 700 vs 225, i couldn't do it. They didn't offer me any discount either.
 

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UPDATE: 2 years after installing used first Gen (220w) PS

My Control unit died. It was not outputting voltage to the motor. Had to buy another one from SATV at $225.

Had some bolts come loose on the stem, and re-tightened them.

Other than that, still working good. I contemplated going with a full new system, but 700 vs 225, i couldn't do it. They didn't offer me any discount either.
I just barely got in on the discounted new system for old system owners. 100 bucks and send back in the old system. The new system is AWSEOME! Just like a factory unit. I was never so happy to get rid of the old system. 3 controlers, two main units, always over heated and drained the battery...not so with the 380W system. Perfect!
 

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I just barely got in on the discounted new system for old system owners. 100 bucks and send back in the old system. The new system is AWSEOME! Just like a factory unit. I was never so happy to get rid of the old system. 3 controlers, two main units, always over heated and drained the battery...not so with the 380W system. Perfect!
I didn't know they were offering that deal. If you posted it, i must have missed it, as i would have jumped on that right away.

oh well.
 

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i thought i had posted on this back in mid 2015
 

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i thought so an i think i even sent you a pm about it can not remember but i didnt find the post on this thread should have started a new one
 

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Well damn. What's done is done.

Thanks for the effort.
 

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Does anyone know the the light sequences and what they mean?

When you turn the key on, what's the light supposed to do?

Once running, what's the light supposed to do.


I was just wondering, as my PS can still be finicky once in awhile, and wanted to see if it was flashing an error code.


Since i got the new controller, i notice it's real picky as to if it turns on the PS when i start the atv. If you are putting any pressure on the bars, it doesn't activate for some reason. But if i'm more careful and use the foot brake, it's fine.

Always something.
 
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