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I believe my starter motor needs to be replaced.How can I remove it.The flywheel prevents me from pulling it out. If I remove the motor from the chassis can I take the motor to Craftsman repair center for service?

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    2strokeguy Jan 03, 2011

    I need additional information to solve your problem. What is the brand of the engine? What is the model# & serial # of the engine? Is it a single or twin cylinder?
    Most likely the Sears service center will not work on an engine that is out of the equipment. They do offer mobile service.

  • tjackson192 Jan 03, 2011

    GT twin garden tractor model# 917.255915 engine model# 422437 Type # 0758-01.

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On your twin cylinder briggs engine, it is necessary to remove the flywheel first before removing the starter assembly. !st, remove the sheet metal covering the top of the engine. Then remove the screen covering the top of the flywheel. The larg nut that is holding on the flywheel is on very tight. You will probably need an impact tool to remove this nut and to reinstall it. Next, pry up on the flywheel on 2 sides to remove it. Be careful, it is very heavy. Now you can remove/replace the starter.
Good luck!

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  • tjackson192 Jan 03, 2011

    How can I prevent the flywheel from turning when I try to remove the nut? What direction do I turn the nut to remove?

  • 2strokeguy
    2strokeguy Jan 04, 2011

    Turn the nut counter-clockwise.
    Several ways to lock down the engine. 1. Use a flywheel holding tool available through any Briggs

  • 2strokeguy
    2strokeguy Jan 04, 2011

    It didn't take my complete response. 1. Flywheel holder 2. Impact tool (recommended) 3. Remove the sparkplug and fill the cylinder with clean rope. Leave a tail hanging out so you can remove the rope. Rotate the flywheel (counter-clockwise) to compress the rope. Now use a long breakover handle on your socket. This nut is on very tight and will need to be tightened when complete to 150 ft/lbs.

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