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I have a Deere lx178, and the battery is discharging when

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I have a John Deere lx178, and the battery is discharging when the engine is not running (it charges while the engine is running). Battery is only A year old as well, what could be the problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. , your charging system is working fine . Have you tried unhook in the battery from the tractor and see if it drops a charge over night ? , if it doesn't ir will confirm the tractor is pulling off the battery when it's off

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi have you been able to check the charging system with a multimeter ?

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Any luck finding out what's draining the system