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Troybilt model LTX 1842 riding mower: Engine won't turn over, even with jumper cables from car. Battery replaced two months ago.

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  • A Miller May 11, 2010

    Does your starter run but not engage? There is the possibility you did in the starter motor with the car battery. I presume your tractor battery is in good shape?


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Could be a lot of things i have one of these tractors and have all the common problems that go with it. #1 the blade engage leaver isnt puuled all the way to off position (worn or broken spring) #2 safty switch for brake or seat is either out of adjustment or flat out broke #3 my current problem with it is my ignition switch burnt up and deteriorated #4 the fuse on the side of the fuel tank is blown this is the min fuse for the whole tractor #5 your starter soleniode or starter itself took a ****.

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Gotta be one of the safety switches. Get your manual and check all of them. If they are okay, check the starter solenoid. Good luck...Lee

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