Homelite Generator Battery Keeps Dying

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Generator battery keeps dying are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Generator battery keeps dying

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Cause 1Voltage Regulator

While the engine is running, the voltage regulator sends the proper amount of voltage from the alternator to the battery to keep the battery charged. If the voltage regulator is defective, the battery won't receive enough voltage, causing the battery to drain quickly.

Cause 2Alternator

To determine if the alternator is at fault, use a multimeter to test it for continuity.