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Basically no.I am going to assume your mower is slow or very hard to crank over with a good battery, if this is the case, one of two things, either a week solenoid or the valves need adjusted but 99% of the time the valves need adjusted. They are not opening soon enough causing the compression in the cylinder to reach high levels too early in the stroke. Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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Starter drive is stuck. Clean by spraying brake kleen on starter drive and blow drive with air. Might
have to remove starter to clean. Check for missing cogs on starter drive.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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im sure the switch is bad, trying to jump is a good way to find out if the starter is bad but of course wont start cause of no spark, alot of these have electronic magnetos

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Snapper Hi-Vac riding mower that won't start with starter

You may need a 300cca battery, an ignition switch or a solenoid to get things going again. I also would check to make sure the starter gear has not locked in the flywheel teeth; it will burn up the starter. You should be able to go to the snapper website and put your model of mower in and find the parts and diagrams you need.
Good Day.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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