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Ride on mower mtd will not start

Put new battery new selonode engine turns very slow as if the battery is flat

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Use a jumper cable from the battery to the post on the starter where the wire from the solonoid connects, if it spools up normal its the cable to the starter motor, if it continues to turn slow remove the starter and clean up the places where the starter and engine case contact each other (to ensure a good ground). If none of these solutions correct the issue the starter could be dragging and need to be replaced.

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