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On a 6 volt coil, if the power from the battery to the coil

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On a 6 volt coil , if the power from the battery to the coil is left connected will the coil be depleted of power over time?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: John Deere 420 farm tractor
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: ok.
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i bought a wire the same size, placed in the coil and grouded it to the neg post on the battery.
JA: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: After replacing the coil and using a test light, theere is no fire using a spark plus tester.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Wayne replied 4 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

Yes what happens it over heats inside, and shorts out the winding

You will need to replace that

I hope this helps you

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