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Hi, I have a MTD 115B (briggs and straton 11.5hp) Mower started after winter layover and ran perfectly. The following day it started OK but after switching off would not restart - the indications were a run-down battery. Battery now fully charged but there is nothing when you turn the start key. Fuse OK and power as far as the solenoid but no lights or battery meter. Can you help

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  • Clyde Ottaway Aug 28, 2017

    Check your starter switch and if that is not the problem the plunger switch under the brake or seat may be bad

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Check and test the safety switches solenoid and wire connections

Posted on Aug 28, 2017

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SOURCE: CST1000 Black & Decker Cordless Trimmer/Edge won't start

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Part number #243614-00.
It's a microswitch made by Honeywell that costs about 5 bucks plus shipping.
The attached file has the schematic and parts list.
The CST2000 is well worth spending a few bucks to keep it going. Finding a local B&D authorized service center near you will even save you the shipping as they can order it for you.
Every other component is pretty dependable- the motor, battery, wiring, charging system, spool system- all built to last.
Only down side is you really only get 20 to 25 minutes of hard weedwhacking before you need to recharge. Of course, it's time for a cold beer in the pool by then.

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SOURCE: Problem with gas trimmer staying started

I bought a gas trimmer 2 stroke last year, and i put in storage aand it doesn't want to start what do you think i should do? I change the spark plugs and gas. model a art ss30. Luis

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SOURCE: Lawn Mower won't start

Its a thing of beauty to see problems solve themselves. It seems to me this trial and error approach is very taxing and could have been avoided if 1, your small engine repair guy/Craftsman/Sears had sold you the right parts from the start, or 2, you had bought the right part... from the start.

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SOURCE: i have a briggs and stratton classic 3.5 mower,

You need to replace the diaphragm in the carburetor.

Jim

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SOURCE: MTD lawn tractor. 16 hp twin briggs straton

THIS SOUNDS LIKE A THROTTLE CABLE LINKAGE PROBLEM.WITH THE HOOD OPEN AND MOTOR RUNNING RUN YOUR THOTTLE UP AND DOWN WHILE LOOKING @ THE LEFT SIDE OF THE MOTOR TO SEE IF THE CABLE IS FROZEN IN PLACE OR BROKE OR DISCONNECTED .HOPE THIS HELPS

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