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I have bought 2 new batteries in the last two months for my dixie chopper. when the battery is new i can crank up and mow for two to three weeks. and then the battery is drained. i have taken the battery back to interstate battery and battery plus both have told me the battery was good it just needed to be charged. My last try i was able to mow and then when i turned the mower off and tryed to re-crank the starter or relay just buzzed like and would turn the engine over. Can you help does this sound like a starter problem or some kind of relay problem?

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