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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  manager at White Eagle Ag and Truck Services
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New battery, but will not charge when running or is still discharging

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New battery, but will not charge when running or is still discharging in off position?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: battery does not charge
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Small Engine Technician should know?
Customer: could be discharging in key off position
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  John Oliver replied 1 year ago.
good morning my name is ***** ***** ill do what I can to help you out. first off... do you have a volt meter we can work with?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  John Oliver replied 1 year ago.
ok perfect. when the engine is running test voltage at the battery. you should be at aprox. 13 volts or more. to check for a drain you disconnect the negative terminal on the batter and put your volt meter in line (one lead to the disconnected wire and the other lead to the battery negative) there should be very little voltage there. let me know what your results are
Expert:  John Oliver replied 1 year ago.
any luck?