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Will not start. Now hear a faint click when I turn the ignition.

My tractor was running and I turned it of to take a break. When I tried to start it again all I heard was a loud "click". Could this be the solenoid is bad? This is a 48" Sears Garden Tractor with a 25 hp Kohler engine. I believe there is current to the solenoid.

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Check for voltage at starter whe turning key to start if you have 10 or more volts the starter is bad if you have around 4 volts try tapping on starter while in the start position on key may just be froze up.if you have no voltage at starter then the solenoid may be bad.

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