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My 0 turn toro lazer doesn't hold charge I put a new

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Hi my 0 turn toro lazer doesn't hold charge I put a new regulator and still not working
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer do you have a multimeter

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I do
Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok have you tested to see if your stator or alternator is bad , put the multimeter on 20 dc volts then check the battery with the z turn off , then start it and check while it's running if the alternator is working it should be 2 volts higher .

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is 2 volts lower how do I know when the regulator goes bad
Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

If when it's running the battery just drops in voltage then you know it's not recharging the battery when running

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
that means the regulator needs to be replace
Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

It should be the stator or alternator , let me pull a diagram of your engine

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is the stator the alternator or is 2 diferet parts
Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Here is a diagram , kawasaki calls it a charging coil part 59031

https://www.jackssmallengines.com/jacks-parts-lookup/manufacturer/kawasaki/4-stroke-engine/fr651v/fr651v-as05-4-stroke-engine-fr651v/electric-equipment

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Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Hi were you able to view the diagram and see the part , it mounts under the flywheel

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Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Hi did you see the diagram I sent ?

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Technician: Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Hi just wondering if you were able to check any further with the stator etc

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