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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a 20 hp kohler that is nor charging the battery. We

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I have a 20 hp kohler that is nor charging the battery. We have replaced the flywheel, stator and the regulater and still no juice
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: two weeks had to wait on parts
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes we are getting no juice from the two mwire from the stator
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: wires
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

The two wires from the stator, have to be unplugged from the regulator, and meter set on AC volts, with engine running, at least half throttle, you have to have at least 28 volts AC coming from the stator.?? No output has to be bad stator or flywheel magnets!

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
We have replaced the flywheel with a new oem flywheel and replace the stator with a new oem and no juice
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

You have meter on AC volts and wires are not plugged to the regulator?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
We have made these types of repairs before and always got it going but not this time
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
we are only testing the two wires from the stator
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
on ac
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Not much to go wrong! Flywheel magnets and the stator all that make the AC volts.??? You are testing with one lead on each wire at same time?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Test stator for continuity.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
we did that and also tested another used stator out of a non running unit
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

?? Ok, was old stator or flywheel damaged?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
the flywheel was a little damaged on one of the magnets
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Did you place stator in flywheel to see if it was a good fit, close the the magnets in the new flywheel?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

I have supper on table, will be back soon!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?