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Been getting a check engine light, comes on after been riding for a while and goes out about a minute later. No noticeable change in running conditions. Gives me an error code of 168. Anyone have any ideas?
 

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You don't say what model bike you have
Silly as it maybe have you check your battery cables for being tight
 

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Been getting a check engine light, comes on after been riding for a while and goes out about a minute later. No noticeable change in running conditions. Gives me an error code of 168. Anyone have any ideas?
Error 168 is the code for low system voltage. This could be a weak battery, an alternator going bad, or simply battery not making good contact. I would start with ensuring the battery connections are tight.

You don't say what model bike you have
Silly as it maybe have you check your battery cables for being tight
I have to agree with what visionjohny said. Please add year and model of your bike, so we don't have to ask in the future (add it to your signature; here's how to do it: http://www.victoryforums.com/showthread.php?t=3511 ) and check your battery cables to ensure they are tight.
 

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code 168 is system voltage high-system voltage above allowable limit. you should have a bad voltage regulator. its not unusual, a easy fix and yes warranty will cover if you still have factory or extended warranty left. victory is on their 3rd or 4th different regulator now , they know they have a problem and are trying to fix it.


With the shunt regulator used by Vic. A loose battery will trigger an overcharge. first thing is always to check the basics
 

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Thanks, I'll check the cables and have the dealer check the regulator since I still have 4 more years left on my warranty.
 

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Thanks, I'll check the cables and have the dealer check the regulator since I still have 4 more years left on my warranty.
You better do your warranty work while the regular (not the extended) warranty is in place. The extended usually has a $50 deductible. The sooner you solve/fix your issue, the better. ;)
 

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You better do your warranty work while the regular (not the extended) warranty is in place. The extended usually has a $50 deductible. The sooner you solve/fix your issue, the better. ;)
Not to hijack, is that the way the warranty works? Looks like he got his bike same time I did when they were running the promotion of 5 year warranty. So the last 4 has a deductible?
 

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Not to hijack, is that the way the warranty works? Looks like he got his bike same time I did when they were running the promotion of 5 year warranty. So the last 4 has a deductible?
Sneaky salesmen forget to mention the details of the extended warranty, but they are outlined in the docs they give you at the time of purchase, including the deductible amount. And yes, they include a deductible, which decreases the cost of the extended warranty, which also makes the extended warranty useless for cheap, simple fixes. :eek:
 

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My extended warranty was the last 2 years with the first 3 under regular warranty if memory serves without looking up the paperwork.
 

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What they told you when you bought it is different when you got the paperwork in the mail. Honda east sold me mine and what they told me is different than what I received from Polaris. I got a discount on the bike. Just hope I do not have to use the warranty. thumb up
 

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I ended up checking the battery terminals and they seemed fine to me but I did not wrench them so took the bike to the dealer. After 4 days they said the negative terminal was loose. I had my doubts but ok, at least the bike is fixed and no more check engine light or idle problems. Two weeks later, same thing so right back to dealer. Now supposedly, it is the voltage regulator which is charging at 15.8 volts at an idle. They discover this after having the bike for 4 days. Victory is covering under warranty but now another 4 to 5 days to order the regulator then another day or two for the dealer to get around to replacing it. First, they should have found the problem the first time, second if what I have read on this site is correct, that Victory knows they have problems with the voltage regulators, one would think they would make sure their dealers at least had a few is stock. Not real happy right now. I suppose I'll be happier once I get the bike back.
 

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TMN, look at the owners manual to find out how to red the error code. It may be all for nought, but the ability to see and read the code is right there.
 

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Don't have one!!
The dealers in my area are useless!
I'm about one more issue from going back to jap bikes!!
Here is a owners manual you can read any time you like if you book mark it
bottom left corner is owners manual sign up and there you go
http://www.victorymotorcycles.com/en-us/home.aspx?tid=IpFxqK8y&cid=5089&pcrid=1343135474&pkw=polaris victory motorcycles&pmt=b&WT.term=polaris victory motorcycles&WT.campaign=Victory+-+Brands+(Bing)&WT.content=IpFxqK8y&WT.source=bing&WT.medium=cpc&WT.mc_id=E0CDE82C-6B5E-DD11-B425-0017A4A77F44&WT.mc_ev=PaidSearch&WT.srch=1
 
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