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Put battery cables on wrong

My son put a new battery on our riding mower. However, he put them on backwards. Upon starting it the mower made an odd noise. Sounded like it was trying to start then grinded and nothing now not even electric signals after putting cables back correctly.

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  • elleabridges Sep 25, 2009

    Battery is good. Any chance of a website that would tell me how to get to it?

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Probably burnt the solenoid that feeds the starter. cheap part, but difficult to get to.

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For starters remove the battery and take it back to the store where you bought it and have them test it. Your solution may be to purchase another battery.

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