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07-01-15, 06:11 PM   #1  
24 HP Briggs Stratton

What could be causing voltage regulator to short out???

 
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07-01-15, 09:22 PM   #2  
You're putting new ones on and they short out?


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07-02-15, 08:40 AM   #3  
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Put a used one back on it & it lasted for 1 mowing & it burned out.

 
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07-02-15, 10:41 AM   #4  
Are you using a dead battery and mowing with it?


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07-02-15, 06:21 PM   #5  
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It is a cub cadet with electric pto, has to have fully charged battery in order to operate.

 
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07-02-15, 09:19 PM   #6  
So I'm assuming this means you have a good battery? I mean, if you're charging the battery before using it because it's dead every time... that would be good to know here. Feels like I'm pulling teeth.


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07-03-15, 09:08 AM   #7  
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Yes, charging battery before every time I mow. As of now have regulator unhooked, because it runs battery down & the wiring harness is hot to touch.

 
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07-03-15, 05:15 PM   #8  
How old is the battery? There should be a code on a small round sticker that has a letter and number, like G2 or H1 or something similar.


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07-03-15, 05:38 PM   #9  
Cheese and runt61,
How about the possibility the battery has been reversed some time and blown the diodes in voltage regulator?

Have seen that happen a few times in my career.

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