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New john deere 2305--have the manual, but cannot get it started. Must be doing or not doing some little thing, but cannot find out what. Can you give a basic step by step to starting this machine.

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Make sure the PTO is off, the high ,medium, low transmission selector is in Neutral and the parking brake is on. If the hydrastatic pedal is not centered the tractor wont start. These are the only things to keep the tractor from starting.

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Oh yeh, Make sure the battery is charged.

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Also one thing I've found with some people is that you have to make sure that you push the clutch/brake all the way in, yeah. you would be surprised at how often i find this is the problem. :)

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