Question about Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

1 Answer

The mower just stopped dead.

I was cutting the grass last night and the mower just stopped dead. I tryed to start it but no sound. It's completely dead. I just bought a brand new Sears gold battery, so I know it's not the battery. What else could I check? The mower only has 13 miles on it, but it did sit for 2 years. I had someone cut my grass for 2 years. I would appreciate any help.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 36 Answers

Clean and tighten all connections from the battery to the starter and selenoid connections too

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why will a cub cadet lawn mower cut grass a few mi. then stop cutting?


Sounds like the electric PTO clutch is bad and needs to be replaced.The straps within the clutch brake causing it to get out of position and the clutch keeps disengaging. You can buy the clutches on line cheaper but they don't last as long.

Apr 22, 2015 | Cub Cadet Garden

2 Answers

My craftsman DLT 2000 won't cut grass , the pulleys are clean n moving the blades are rotating but when I let the deck down to cut the grass it stops and sounds like the belts trying to turn, making the...


be sure the blades are not bent and you dont feel any wiggle when pushing them up and down. be sure nothing is wrapped around the spindles. be sure the belt isnt damaged and tight when the deck is engaged to cut with the engine off.

Sep 18, 2017 | Garden

1 Answer

Husqvarna tractor makes 1 loud click and won't start


I would start with the battery. If the alternator wasn't charging it then the battery went dead. Try pulling out the battery and giving it a full charge over night. If it starts, then you have an alternator problem. If it does not have the battery checked at a parts store.

Aug 23, 2014 | Husqvarna Garden

1 Answer

Craftsman Platinum 190cc 22" Briggs


hi there

danielburgi

1 almost sounds like you may have a restriction in the main jet of the carburettor or idle circuit transtional holes or idle air bleed holes , also check emulsion tube

2 then if these are all ok try adjusting governor - as soon as load exceeds power output - unit will try and stall- once governor adjusted re-try -

3 the only other thing it may be is too low compression which ia major concern

try 1 and 2 options 1st


3 is the last option which means a leak test to check compression loss or worn rings



cheers pauly46

hope it helps


May 27, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

When I lower the blade deck on my Troy Bilt mower


If it is a 2 cylinder with a set of bent valve push rods on one side it may well start and sound good, but it will not be able to do the work as only one cylinder is functional. I had a similar problem on a B&S V2. Pull the plug wires off one at a time. If it makes no difference with one plug wire off and is totally dead with the other plug wire off, then you have a dead cylinder.

Jun 26, 2010 | Briggs & Stratton Garden

1 Answer

Bolen 17HP riding mower tries to start with key in off position


It sounds like you have an ign. wire grounded or your ign switch has a short in it. Also remove the cover on your starter drive to be sure it has released.

Apr 30, 2010 | Garden

2 Answers

My rider stopped in high grass, would not start.


first must by the connection bettw.battery and starter.second mesure short cut of the starter .try cu see if you have the seal battery or not.in this case try to see if there is mixture water + acid(enough) on it.other solution -you have broken battery charger relly.

Sep 11, 2009 | Garden

1 Answer

My Toro mower is 7 yrs old. 3 speeds, blade


I've noticed that when the blade get dull it work harder a cutting tall grass. I just put a new blade on mine and now it runs and sounds like a brand new mower. also if the inside of the deck is coated with old grass that makes a differance too

Jun 23, 2009 | Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools

1 Answer

Mower won't start


13 to 15 amps electric or battery operated mower may runs slow when cutting thick grass. also recommended not to cut grass when it's wet & need very sharp blade to do the lawn. may overloading it, cutting grass too thick also draws too much power. check house breaker first.

Jun 11, 2008 | Black & Decker 19" Electric Lawnhog...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model Logo

299 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Craftsman Garden Experts

Wade Mobley
Wade Mobley

Level 3 Expert

513 Answers

Jim Parker
Jim Parker

Level 3 Expert

1041 Answers

Dean Gruber

Level 2 Expert

110 Answers

Are you a Craftsman Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...