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I have a toro dingo 220 and I have a short which seems to be

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I have a toro dingo 220 and I have a short which seems to be in the puprple wire coming from the engine, it keeps blowing the fuse, if I hardwire it, it blows the next fuse.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

What engine is this? Purple wire? Is it the charging wire from under the flywheel?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It comes from a cluster of wires coming out of the engine and to a fuse, then to the switch I think. Not looking at it right now. It shorts every time I turn the switch. The dingo is somewhere around a 2003 model I think. I can read the first numbers only the last 9 digits which appear to be###-##-#### ***** a 20 hp kohler.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Blows as soon as key is turned on? Or when key is turned to start?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

When key is turned on, check the voltage regulator, and the fuel solenoid in carburetor.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok, so do I need to find a wiring diagram to know which wires on the regulator and solenoid to test? Do I just find the hot and ground the tester and turn the key in order to check voltage. Will it give me an off voltage if bad or beep and say short?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Just unplug the regulator to test. If fuse doesn't blow. you know it is bad.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Same with fuel solenoid, if it has one.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Same with fuel solenoid, if it has one.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Same with fuel solenoid, if it has one.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Same with fuel solenoid, if it has one.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Same with fuel solenoid, if it has one.