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New battery won't take charge

I just reconditioned the mower. It starts first pull with rope, but I'm a 70-year old granny and the 6.5 hp is a bit much for me to use pull starter, so I need the electric start. Battery is brand new, connectors seem to be clean, pos and neg in proper positions. The charger adapter (in wall outlet) is not even warm to the touch, indicating to me that it's not taking the charge. Starter 'clicks' but won't turn engine over. I replaced the fuse, but second fuse may have been used and might be bad.
Mower is Model 20018 (2003) walk-behind with Tecumsah engine.
Befuddled in Sebring FL

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Hello, and how are you. It could possibly be the charger itself If everything else seems fine. If all wire connections at the starter and the battery are tight, clean and no cuts any where on the wires them selves.I would try a new charger. Another thing is you could see if someone could check the wires with a meter to see if there are any unnoticeable breaks in the wires.

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