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When I try to start my '98 MTD Model 690 lawn tractor there is a loud clicking noise under the seat, then after a while the engine might kick over and start. I thought it was the starter and replaced it, but it is still doing the same thing. The battery is only 2 years old. Can you help?

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The clicking is the starter solenoid and it sounds like you have a bad ground or a weak battery

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