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I can't get a charge into the battery from the engine running...

Hi, iv got a murray 12HP ride on lawn mower. and i have a problem with not being able to get a charge into the battery while the engine is running, i have to keep taking the battery out of the mower an charging it up with a 12 volt battery charger till it's fully charged and im sure the mower engine is suppose to charge it for me. do you have a solution i can look at ?? Thanx, marcus downes..

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You need to replace the magneto.
There ya go marcus, Fixed'ya'!

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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Before replacing the mag check it's output and also check ur battery cable connections-Make sure the ground is clean and tight to the block. If ur lights come on when the engine is running u might want to disconnect them.

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