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Hot!8HP K181 Electric Start. Run without battery.

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8HP K181 Electric Start. Run without battery.

Recently purchased TB Horse w/electric start 8HP Magnum Kohler K181. It has been run without a battery though the terminals have been taped to prevent contact. The harness is not unplugged. Should I assume damage to the alternator or is there a way to assess charging system health without a battery?

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    Re: 8HP K181 Electric Start. Run without battery. 2020/05/30 20:35:57 (permalink)
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    It won't hurt anything, you should have 14.5VDC from the + cable (red) to ground.
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