Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  

big ten problem

Recommended Posts

What kind of tractor? Need more info. Have you had the battery tested? How old is the battery. Assuming its a new battery, pull the plug off the back of the ignition switch if it has one. With the 5 position plug pulled you will have elimanated most of the tractors wiring. If it still goes dead you will need to find the short/leakage. If it doesnt, the ignition switch maybe bad. Some Regents back a few years had bad switches, etc. Jack

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
First of all fully charge the battery and have it load tested.A service station or parts house may do this for you. If you have no way to load test it,fully charge the battery and disconnect the positive cable from the battery for a few days and then reattach the cable before you try to start it. If the battery isn't dead then, you may have a problem in the tractor that is draining power from the battery. The battery may also be low on acid which may cause poor starting. Hope this gives you some help. Mike

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • gwiseman
    • ShaunE
    • Bill725
    • NateShedivy
    • mackendw
  • Today's Birthdays

    No users celebrating today
  • Recent Status Updates

    • F.U.N.

      F.U.N.  »  sandyhillbill

      Dear Sandhillbill
      Can you please copy me on this data, for Sun Star parts list.
      September 12, 2004 Mike I sent you a PM and have all the mfgs. available for the tiller/hitch/pto/liftgroup if you need me to send them to you. Let me know. Thanks, F.U.N.    
      · 0 replies
    • gwiseman


      Club banners are available  for members use during show season https://simpletractors.com/forums/topic/57849-simpletractors-club-banners-available/
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts