BOX1

P500 Engine dying

Strib

New Member
Sep 21, 2017
4
17
3
Smithfield , Utah
Ownership

  1. Do not currently own
Hi folks, I recently had my 2017 500 die out on the trail. After a few cycles of the key it was back to normal.
I have 30 years as a tech for a German car company and found something on the Pioneer that would have been a definite red flag on the autos I worked on. #1, The coil and spark plug wire have two harnesses routed right next to them. The spark plug wire was touching the 02 sensor wire and another harness was touching the coil. These harnesses go right to the control module. The high voltage and EM signal has caused havoc on autos with all this electronics and produced the same symptom. Engine dies and then restarts when key cycled. The fix is to move these harnesses away from the coil and plug wire. #2 the ground next to the battery. It was as tight as could be but closer inspection showed corrosion between the connector and frame. The fix is to clean, add die electric grease and reassemble. don't forget to clean the threads of both the bolt and the frame. Hope this helps some folks.

IMG_20210523_130413140.jpg IMG_20210523_091358604.jpg IMG_20210523_091724403.jpg
 
BOX2
box3

About us

  • Our community has been around for many years and pride ourselves on offering unbiased, critical discussion among people of all different backgrounds. We are working every day to make sure our community is one of the best.

User Menu

Buy us a beer!

  • Lots of time and money has gone into making sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. Care to buy us a beer? We'd really appreciate it!

    Beer Fund!