Question about Garden

1 Answer

2007 Toro LX 425 Riding Mower, slow cranking.

I have a 2007 Toro LX 425 Riding Mower, I have used it for two years with no work required, except oil changes. This year when I went to start it it cranked slow and would not start. I am getting fuel and spark, but when cranking it over it cranks as if the battery is about dead. I pulled the battery and charged it, same, I even hooked jumper cables to it and a car battery and it did the same thing. Any ideas??

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • David Gibbons
    David Gibbons Apr 18, 2009

    How can you tell? Is there a way to test it??

  • David Gibbons
    David Gibbons May 02, 2009

    Was the starter and the celenoid. Starter was bad, celenoid had a loose connection on the wire to the starter. $80 for a new starter and tighten up the connections, and it is off and running. Thanks all.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Surging and pto stalls motor



1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that has over 10 points.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Check the starter see if it is going bad or not?

Posted on Apr 18, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a Toro 16.5 riding lawnmower it stop and wouldn,t start back what could be my problem?

Battery charged? Bad fuel? Low on oil? 30w oil required. Clean carb. Check for improper ground on starting circuit. Ignition switch providing power to starter when key turned? Always use Stabile in gas. Remove bowl from carb ensure float is working properly. Float up no fuel flow, float down fuel flow. Ensure oil is full, low oil shutoff will not allow starting.

May 30, 2013 | Toro Lawnmower Lawn Mower SP Drive Belt...

1 Answer

Toro 24038 blade speed governor not working

Not enough torque. Only use 1/2 width of deck on tall grass, go real slow, Ensure side discharge is open! Ensure blade is sharp. Replace spark plug once a year and clean replace air filter. check oil level 30woil.

Aug 10, 2012 | Toro Power Lawn Mower

1 Answer

P have a Toro riding mower and found that when I drained the oil it appeared to have gas in it. Last season near the end of the year it would blow a black liquid out the exhaust when it started.

It seems the carburetor is flooding and overflowing into the crankcase. This is a common problem. Need to determine what type of carb. you have: Walbro or Nikki to suggest a fix. Some simply put an in-line shut off valve between the tank and the carb. and turn the fuel "off" when they are not using the mower. You will need to change the oil and oil filter (if you have one). Hope this helps.

Mar 20, 2011 | Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools

1 Answer

I have a Toro lawn mower that I purchased last year, it was working great until one day I was using it and advance for the propell stopped working. Also I noticed the mower will not roll backwards. Please...

I know this may sound too simple, but Toro warranties their mowers for 2 full years to the original owner. Go to to find your nearest servicing dealer. They should be able to repair your mower at no cost to you.

This sounds like there is possible an internal transmission failure on your mower.

Good luck!

Nov 30, 2010 | Garden

3 Answers

RE: 42'' zero turn Toro with Kohler 19 hp. Ever since I bought it new, it has used oil, I am very dissatisfied with it. Model 74360 Serial #270000001. The starter relay doesn't work correctly. It will not...

Toro is a great brand, but the Home depot models are for home use. IF it won't start correctly you should troubleshoot the problem as this is a built in safey system for your benefit. There is a switch on both parking breaks, A switch to detect you sitting in the seat. The PTO must be disengaged. Check each of these. If you have your manual you can view the schematic diagram, and test each switch. If not, you can download a manual from Toro web site. According to your model and serial number your deck would only have two blades. They also have what they call "blade stiffeners" . Your results from buying power equipment from a big box store is typical. If you need service, pay a little more, and buy from your local power equipment distributor.

Jul 12, 2010 | Toro Garden

1 Answer

Put some oil in Toro Z400 mower, engine smokes a lot (white

yes sounds like it, take your sparkplug out and clean or replace it and crank engine over a few times to blow out any oil in the cylinder

May 19, 2010 | Garden

1 Answer

Antique toro riding mower need parts for restauration

Jacks Small Engines. in Maryland


That is where I got the parts for my 17 year old Toro riding mower

Sep 01, 2009 | Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

752 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

12104 Answers


Level 3 Expert

76070 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides