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PUT NEW BATTERY IN THE MOWER AND THE WIRES GOT SO HOT THEY MELTED THE SHEATHING

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Sounds like a short circuit to me. Somewhere the hot wire is touching a ground (metal frame).

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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