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I have a John Deere 265 mower.The problem I have is I had to replace the 17hp Kawasaki engine. I installed a Briggs & Stratton 14hp engine, everything works fine, but I don't know what to do about the wiring for the altenator. The Briggs has a 2 wire plug and the Kawasaki has a 2 wire plug, but with the key in the run engine off position if I hook these wires up the battery light goes out which it should not. Any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    john deere zero turn with a briggs and stratton motor husband replaced solenoid and did not hook back up need to know witch small terminal to put the green and purple wires on there is a plug behind pos.terminal and one behind neg terminal

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    just need to know what wire goes to the battery so it will charge. I have a Kawasaki engine



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I fixed this problem myself. This alternator had a diode in one of the wires, just take it out,problem solved.

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