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Old 04-25-2019, 04:16 PM
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Anyone know where the master switch is on this Challenger tractor, I don't know the model number. I have to do some welding on the flail mower. I can always disconnect the battery's but it would be nice to find the disconnect.
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Old 04-25-2019, 04:19 PM
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Probably no help, but on heavy equipment it is always on the ground side and fairly close to the battery.
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Old 04-25-2019, 10:09 PM
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None of the challengers I’ve worked on had a disconnect from the OEM. That’s rare on AG tractors.

Pull the battery cables and keep the ground close to the weld.
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Old 04-28-2019, 02:36 AM
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Yep Put the ground close to the workpiece as smokingD suggested you will not really even need to disconnect the battery I never disconnect battery anymore. and never have any issues either... but you can just disconnect the ground wire to the battery is all you need, if you feel you must...
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