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Mower won't turn over

I have a Gravely 5660 that won't turn over in the winter. I have had it tuned and the carb adjusted. It runs good in the spring and summer. We have alot of snow and I have a snow blower attachment for it. I would really like to snow blow, rather than shovel. I put in a new plug and checked for spark to the plug and gas to the cylinder, all there, just no start. Help!
John
PS I had to put in Toro, the site would not accept the name Gravely. It is a Gravely 5660 model # KE301S

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  • js130391 Feb 01, 2009

    The Gravely 5660 is a riding mower that has different attachments that can be changed as needed. The mower is made to operate in all types of weather. Why won't it start in the winter? Are there any switches, such as an oil level switch? I also don't know how old this unit is, I bought it used about five years ago. I have it in my garage. Last winter and this winter are the only times I have tried to use it in the winter, since I have had it. As I mentioned before, after the past winter I had it tuned and a new battery. Still no start. Help.

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Keep it in the kitchen over night. Or anywhere that is environmentally controlled for that matter. Should start right up as soon as you get it outside.


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If it sat for some time without running aslittle as 30 day the fuel is probly stale and needs to be drained and the carb cleaned and possibly a new spark plug

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