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Starter engages flywheel for a slow crank

New starter,new silonoid,new battery

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  • kbartkowiak4 Feb 18, 2009

    starter turns flywheel then stops then turns then stops

  • kbartkowiak4 Feb 18, 2009

    There is not a solenoid on the carb to check.Still have the same problem starter engages flywheel turn then stops turn then stops .And it kills the battery.pos. cable get hot.mtd ride mower.

  • kbartkowiak4 Feb 18, 2009

    There is not a solenoid on the carb to check.Still have the same problem starter engages flywheel turn then stops turn then stops .And it kills the battery.pos. cable get hot.mtd ride mower.

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Hi Kbart did you manage to solve the problem. I'm suffering the same.

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