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#1 Fdsinozich OFFLINE  

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Posted February 20, 2016 - 05:53 PM

On other posts of mine, I have been working on a backfire. Had the top off the cargo and cleaning things up. Carb cleaner and air. I blew into an opening in the carb bowl (still on the tractor)and gas blew out in a pressurized stream and something ignited the gas. Melted some wiring and I still have a dead short. The amp Guage pegs about every 30 seconds and then releases. Why does it cycle?
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Posted February 20, 2016 - 05:55 PM

It sounds like the automatic resettable circuit breaker is making contact and then breaking again because of an overload.


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Posted February 20, 2016 - 06:06 PM

It sounds like the automatic resettable circuit breaker is making contact and then breaking again because of an overload.

 

:yeah_that:   Be glad it is doing it's job.    Hope you cure its ills quickly.    Good luck.  Rick



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Posted February 20, 2016 - 07:25 PM

It can happen in a flash 

Glad you werent hurt.



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Posted February 20, 2016 - 07:32 PM

Look for any broken isulation around wires that can ground out. I had this and it was a safety switch. Good luck.

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Posted February 20, 2016 - 10:32 PM

I will check the two safety switches tomorrow.
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Posted February 21, 2016 - 07:30 AM

Might also check voltage regulator



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Posted February 21, 2016 - 04:26 PM

I don't see a voltage regulator in the wiring diagram I have.

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Posted February 22, 2016 - 05:45 PM

Looks like I have narrowed it to a white wire going toward the starter area. Need to remove the covers on the front of the engine. I assume the pulley on the end of the crank requires a puller. Am I right?
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Posted March 03, 2016 - 09:17 AM

More than likely






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