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Iseki 2140 newish battery not charging & so cannot start without jump leads from car. Altrenator bracket broke but now fixed, starter motor frequently dead until tapped. Charge light lit, also water temp light lit. Where do I start?

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SOURCE: Starter flywheel is not engaging motor

If you blew a fuse you could have a grounded wire someplace. Check the wiring on the solinoid, on the battery, on the lights and anyplace there could have been a bear spot rubbed. If the flywheel does not engage check the flywheel gear on the end of the started to see if it is chewed and worn. These can be replaced easily,

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SOURCE: I have an RZT50 Cub Cadet Mower that only starts with jump

it sounds like the starter motor is pulling to many amps for the battery to cope with. if its a 12v system it should not pull the battery down to less than 8.5 volts on cranking if it does the starter-motor is defective you can check this with a volt meeter across the battery terminals and see what it read as you crank the engine. hope this helps

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Your most likely talking new starter,never jump start a lawnmower with car,to much amps.fries your starter resulting in like low battery condition,If interested can give you a place you can get a resonable price ,Most places will shock you over 120 dollers.

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SOURCE: battery wont stay charged

HAVE YOU CHECKED THE CHARGING SYSTEM? YOU COULD HAVE A BAD VOLTAGE REGULATOR. ITS REAL SIMPLE TO DO.START THE MOWER,PUT IT AT FULL THROTTLE.TURN A MULTI-METER TO VOLTS AND TOUCH THE BATTERY.YOU SHOULD READ 13.5-14.6 VOLTS.IF NOT GOOD CHANCE THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR IS NO GOOD.

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there is a coil under the flywheel that is supposed to charge the battery...if you look at the engine there should be a wire coming from under the flywheel that is supposed to go to either a diode or a regulator and then to the battery...you can put a meter on this lead and one on the engine ground to see if it is putting out voltage...you may need to put the meter on AC VOLTS as the voltage may be AC...if there is a regulator(it looks like a heatsink module,square with fins on it..).this may be defective. The ac coming out of the stator(this is the tech term for the alternator) is present..(it will vary with eng speed)..then the regulator is probably bad

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