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    Change out old regulator and rectifier for new combined one - how hard?

    Hi All i have an old but reconditioned B1500. looking at the charging system it has a bundle of ancient components which I fear at some point will fail. See pic which I think shows a separate regulator, rectifier, diode and something called a control unit. I wondered about what it would take...
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    What is this electrical component?

    Thanks no but I have tested it with a multimeter and resistance is low. I have taken starter out and tested that and all fine. I have actually come full circle on this and I think the small battery is the issue. shows decent charge but when it trys to turn the starter the voltage drops rapidly...
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    What is this electrical component?

    Thanks guys. Have been trying to work through this. I think it might now be the starter motor that is killing the battery on start up. Battery voltage is dropping significantly on trying to start but not turning the starter. If I use a battery with high cca 760 vs the 330 in the original battery...
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    What is this electrical component?

    Thanks what do each of these things do? Tractor is dead on a new battery so trying to troubleshoot issues
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    What is this electrical component?

    Hi All what are these three components that come off the voltage regulator? can’t see them on the wiring diagram - it is a B1500 if relevant cheers
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    B1500 strange starting issue

    Will try that thanks. Smaller battery completely dead no lights no starter but it is putting out 12.8v and is brand new
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    B1500 strange starting issue

    B1500 went dead on me and would not start - no lights on dash nothing having been running fine. As an emergency fix I put the battery in it from my electric fence which was a physically larger more powerful battery and started up. the odd thing it having replaced the original battery with a new...
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    How to check transmission fluid level?

    Hi All i have an old B1500 which has leaked a bit of what looks like transmission fluid out of the back axle onto the garage floor. I have tighten up the bolt that had worked loose but how do I tell if it needs topping up? There is no dipstick for transmission fluid just a fill hole under the...
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    How to wire up hour meter on B series?

    Thanks all I wired it to the turn indicators thinking that would be live when ignition on but seems not have now wired to headlight which seems to work
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    How to wire up hour meter on B series?

    So have wired in a new hour meter to the indicator switch and earthed. Hour meter runs when the key is turned to pre heat but stops when engine running does this make sense that the indicator switch isn’t permanently powered whe. Engine running?
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    How to wire up hour meter on B series?

    Thanks guys. Have got the old hour meter out and it doesn’t work which might be why it was cut. Have got one off eBay and play to wire it into the indicator switch which should get a live feed when ignition on. Looks like the old one was wired to back of headlight switch with soldered...
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    B1500 fan belt replacement - v tight fit?

    Thanks guys think you are right. Got the new belt on with a tyre lever which worked quite well !
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    How to wire up hour meter on B series?

    At some point in time the hour meter on my B1500 has had the wires cut so it doesn’t function. Is this an easy thing to wire back in so I can judge maintenance schedules etc? The wires have been cut right close to the back of the hour meter and no obvious cut wires to reconnect to thanks all
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    B1500 fan belt replacement - v tight fit?

    noticed my fan belt was going with chunks missing. Tried to get it off but it was so tight even with adjuster slackened off all the way in - in fact adjustor wouldn’t move any further in. In the end just cut if off and thought it had been fitted with one that was too short. Anyway have got the...
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    B1500 fan belt replacement

    Does anyone know if you have to remove the radiator to do this or have a guide for this or a similar tractor? thanks
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    B1500 Service Oils etc

    Hi does anyone know what engine oil I need to Service this tractor and what the part numbers are for the fan belt and oil filter? cant seem to find anything online thanks
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    B1500 clutch sticking help pls

    Thanks can anyone help how to adjust the clutch on these compact tractors? Feels like something not quite engaging Cheers
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    B1500 clutch sticking help pls

    Looking for some advice here. I have a B1500 compact tractor recently restored so in decent condition. Now when I engage the gear, lift the clutch and apply revs nothing happens until there is a clunk or twang like something releasing and the tractor drives forwards. Sounds like it is coming...