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#1 Jax50 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 08, 2017 - 06:55 AM

I have a GT6000 with a 20 hp twin Onan. (Model 917.250032). I have had the battery tested an the battery is good. It doesn't seem to be charging the battery while its running. Has anyone had this problem or know where I should possibly start looking? I recently purchased this tractor from an elder man that has had it since it was new. It is in great shape and runs great except for I have to charge the battery after I use it every time. Thanks Clayton



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Posted August 08, 2017 - 07:18 AM

:wave: Welcome to the forum. Hopefully it's in the regulator. There is a way to test, looking for it now.

 

Edit: Check the 30 amp fuse.


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Posted August 08, 2017 - 07:37 AM

KennyP, Thanks for the reply. I will check the fuse when I get home as well as start looking into the regulator.


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Posted August 08, 2017 - 07:48 AM

KennyP, Thanks for the reply. I will check the fuse when I get home as well as start looking into the regulator.

I looked up your mower model and couldn't find where the regulator is, so You may have to post some pics for the folks to see what you may have.


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Posted August 08, 2017 - 08:38 AM

I would start with checking the A C output of the stator


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Posted August 08, 2017 - 08:55 AM

Welcome to GTT. Check our Manuals Section for the info that you need. When electrical problems happen, I like to clean all of the grounding connections(especially the battery). Good Luck, Rick
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Posted August 08, 2017 - 11:28 AM

Could be the key switch also. Does this model have an AMP guage?



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Posted August 08, 2017 - 04:49 PM

Could be a bad amp gauge to.Had a couple recently that were shorting out internally. The one on my Cub Cadet 582 was shorting and kept blowing the fuse.



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Posted August 08, 2017 - 06:09 PM

Get the manual for that Onan engine and it will tell you how to check the charging system.  Been a while since I worked on mine and don't remember right off how to do it.  Several Onan engine manuals in the Manuals section of this site.


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Posted August 09, 2017 - 08:25 AM

Here are some pictures of the tractor. The only fuse I found was this yellow one that had a 20 fuse in it. I will look into the Onan manual. Thanks for all the help guys.

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Posted August 09, 2017 - 08:34 AM

Aha! It's a P220. Pull the flywheel and check the magnets! They make have come unglued!


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Posted August 09, 2017 - 04:51 PM

Ok, I'll check it out. Do you know if I will be able to re-glue them? 



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Posted August 09, 2017 - 05:28 PM

Ok, I'll check it out. Do you know if I will be able to re-glue them? 

Yes you can. Keep the oriented right, one A, one B. Clean the backs and the flywheel. Fine grit sand paper works. Some JB weld and clamps  to hold them in position. Gotta keep the spacing right.






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