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Garden tractor does not start. Turn key and

Garden tractor does not start. Turn key and battery shows discharge but does not click or crank. Is it possible I have a bad battery. Battery installed is orginal (2004). Engine replaced last Sep or Oct by Sears under warranty. Was using when it stopped and will not restart. Tried jumping with my PT Crusiser. No go. Frank

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Hey Frank,
I would replace the battery either way with it being that old. If there is a dead cell in it, it won't allow enough juice to get to the starter.

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