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I can jump start me garden tractor but it dies when I remove

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I can jump start me garden tractor but it dies when I remove jumper cables. Replaced the 15 amp stator with same result. Amp meter fluctuates between +/- 5, rests at zero, jumps to +15 then repeats. What next?
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Customer: Insulation on middle wire to rectifier-regulator was chew by mice, used electrical tape to re-insulate it.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 5 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

What you are describing is a faulty Regulator

the wires are resistance wires, replace the regulator

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