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Mower has sat for about 3 years, so we replaced the battery, and put a new starter also. It will not even turn over. Any suggestions?

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  • stevecook2 Jul 28, 2009

    even if the motor does not turn at all?

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Now drain and replace the fluids, clean the air filter, put in a new spark plug, add some stabil fuel additive and good premium grade gas.

Give it a while and continue cranking it periodically and it should start

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  • jazzy6er Jul 28, 2009

    Sure,..

    I presumed it was your mower and it was in running order when you stored it. If it was damaged as the reason you stored it it's going to still be damaged now.

    See storing a operational vehicle or mower doesn't break them nor create any hard fault from inactivity either. But after 3 years it's not likely too start right up.

    Thus is why I stated draining all the gummed fluids and insert a new spark plug, good fuel and fuel additive.

    That along with lubing the blade shaft and double check all your electrical connections. Or cite the mower as a loss and discard it if not seeing it's worth putting in the time and parts to get it running.


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