Most lawn tractors possess one of two types of charging systems to help keep the battery up and running. One type of charging system is the belt-driven alternator, typically mounted on the engine. As the belt turns the alternator, the alternator continually generates power to recharge the battery.
Also to know is, what keeps draining my lawn mower battery?
Lawn mower battery keeps dying The alternator provides voltage to the lawn mower while the engine is running and also recharges the battery. If the voltage regulator is defective, the battery won’t receive enough voltage, causing the battery to drain quickly.
One may also ask, are riding lawn mower batteries 6 or 12 volt? Most riding mowers use 12–volt batteries, but some models built before 1980 use a 6–volt battery. Use a charger that matches the voltage for your battery. Also, use a charger with an output of 10 amps or less. Charging a battery with more than 10 amps can damage it.
Also asked, can you charge a riding lawn mower battery with a car?
nothing. Assuming the battery is in good enough condition to accept a charge, you can use your car to get the mower going. The best way to charge the battery is to jump-start the mower and leave it running to allow the alternator to do the job.
How long should a lawn tractor battery last?