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Riding mower won't start from key switch

Mower will only start by jumping of with red jumper cable to back side of solenoid and black to negative terminal on battery. I have replaced switch and solenoid but still nothing (not even a click sound). Manuals to this model (Murray 12.5HP, 40") 40706B are not available. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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  • buchannt Jul 25, 2009

    Thanks. You were right. There was no power to the switch. The hot terminal coming from solenoid had rusted. A little sand paper did the trick and it cranked right up. Thanks for your help.



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Do you have power to the switch? This is the only thing that jumps out at me, as you already did the right things.
Check that. I bet it'll get you going!

Regards, --W/D-- Feel free to rate my answer.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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    woobie dog Jul 25, 2009

    You are welcome. --W/D--



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