it’s called “which one of these is the intermittent short that’s causing the battery to drain down and the charging system to malfunction?”

/beats head against wall

30-year-old wiring nightmare tractor: 1

Man with Multi-meter: 0

I got it started and running and the system indicated it was charging! yahoo!

so then I stuffed all the wires back in and buttoned up the panels....

and it wouldn’t start any more :|

and there’s huge voltage drain somewhere...

My weekend will involve spools of primary wire and a hearty “fuck this shit that was here before” atitude.

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it’s gotta be running right for the next hay cut.