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I have a three year old Snapper riding lawnmower, recently it stopped starting with the electric start. I put a multimeter on the battery and consisently get 12.6 to 12.7 volts, so I dont think its the battery. It starts just fine with manual pull. When I try to use the electric start, it tries to turn over on occasion and even sometimes actually starts it. I am thinking starter solenoid or maybe the start itself. Anyhelp would be greatly appreciated

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Check your solenoid to starter output. If you are not getting 12 volts out, replace the solenoid. If you are getting a full 12 volts, check the input to the starter, if you don't get 12 volts there, check your cable for loose or corroded connections, if you do get 12 volts, replace the starter

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