Can i jump start a lawn tractor with a homemade battery pack?

Can i jump start a lawn tractor with a homemade battery pack?

Postby kinnon » March 21st, 2014, 7:49 pm

I have an old lawn tractor i want to get back up and running. I was wondering if i could start it with a homemade battery pack (made out of 8 AA batteries). PLEASE HELP ME!
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Can i jump start a lawn tractor with a homemade battery pack?

Postby akavya » March 21st, 2014, 7:55 pm

Absolutely not.

AA's can supply perhaps 2 amps best case... for a very limited time. The starter motor in your tractor needs a hundred amps at least! And it will need this repeatedly, as an old motor that's been sitting awhile is going to need a lot of attempts to start it.
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Postby cearbhallan87 » March 21st, 2014, 8:04 pm

Be very careful of doing this. Batteries can explode and if you are new at this, don't do it.
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Postby regenweald45 » March 21st, 2014, 8:15 pm

not enough juice
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Postby davis » March 21st, 2014, 8:16 pm

Yea u can
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