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Sounds like your starter solenoid is buzzing. This means either the battery connections need to be cleaned, or the battery needs charged and possibly replaced. Check the connections at the starter and the solenoid. The solenoid is usually mounted to the back of the dash plate. If you have access to a load tester check the battery after charging and see if voltage is at 12.6 volts and that it passes the load test. Hope this helps, plese post solved on I get credit more info.for a solved problem if it does. If not, check back and give me

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SOURCE: what kind of oil for a husqvarna riding mower?

Yes Briggs and Stratton recommends sae 30 in most all their engines even overhead valve (OHV)
Kohler uses 10w-30 in most of their overhead valve engines

Briggs has their own bottled oil with their label and additives and can find at lowes
Kohler the same

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with switch off try crossing out the solenoid. take an old screwdriver and place it on the two metal contacts jetting out from the solenoid usually by the battery or close to the ignition. if strarter engages when this is donr replace solenoid. if not replace starter. hope this helps.

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charge the battery sometimes they come not fully charged if not push down clutch/parking brake sit on seat becouse of dead man switch and then crank it over

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SOURCE: my westwood ride on mower, model 2012 wont start.

Could be a few things, First, you say it's getting fuel, but is the fuel fresh? It may have water in it and act like your engine. Did this problem just start happening? Did you happen to ride over something that may have sheared the key on the flywheel? This would throw the timing off on the engine. If you can try to start it while spraying gas into the carb throat and it keeps running, then it could just be a dirty caburetor or a misadjusted carb float. Good luck, Bill

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