Question about Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

1 Answer

Replace starter motor in a cub cadet

How to get to the starter motor?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 7 Answers

What model do you have.
If its a twin cylinder kohler,you will have to lift the motor

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Cub cadet rzt 50 making grinding noise when starting after it starts still making noise sounds like coming from fly wheel. any suggestions thanks


The shaft that the solenoid pushes the gear up needs lubrication. If it's been grinding too long, the bearing in the starter is worn letting the armature to rub on the field frame. Might be time for a starter motor.

Oct 02, 2016 | Cub Cadet Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

2 Answers

I have a Cub Cadet lt1045 the starter clicks up to try and turn the engine over but the engine is stuck. Any ideas on what it could be


I had a similar problem with my car. It turned out to be the starter motor was sticking. Put in gear and rocked it back and forward to move the pistons. Tried again to start and it worked. Eventually had to replace the starter.
I know yours isn't a car, but might be worth seeing if that works.

May 21, 2016 | Cub Cadet Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

1 Answer

Starter motor hds 2165 cub cadet


One post, take a cheap thin wrench. Heat it, bent 90 d to fit in the space.

Apr 03, 2014 | Cub Cadet Riding Lawn Garden Zero Turn...

1 Answer

Cub cadet troubleshooting


?huh? Thats TOTALLY UNSAFE and really hard on the starter motor. Check out MTDPARTS.COM

Feb 03, 2014 | Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

1 Answer

Cub cadet 1641 how to remove starter motor


The top bolt is very difficult to reach. I ended up bending a 1/2" combination wrench to a right angle as close to the box end as I could. It was tedious to use, but it worked.

Jan 09, 2014 | Cub Cadet Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

2 Answers

Cub cadet lt 1042


Some of those cadets (like those with the Command 20) have a compression release mechanism on the cam which is intended to make that engine crank easier but disengages once the engine fires up. It's a plastic part and is prone to break, resulting in a lot of strain on the starter motor. Interesting design, bad materials. Sometimes the engine will start anyway but this is not a good idea to operate this way. Pull the valve cover. Look at the motion of the exhaust valve when you turn the engine by hand. It will look similar to the motion of the intake valve if this part is broken. If it's working correctly, you should see the exhaust valve open slightly just after the intake valve closes. I'll attach a video to show what it looks like. Replacing the bad cam is a bit of work but not terrible.

Oct 04, 2013 | Cub Cadet Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

1 Answer

Cub cadet 1405, has new battery & starter. cranks over great with plug removed , won' t crank at all with spark plug in. any ideas?


You didn't indicate which engine we are working on, but here are a couple of ideas.
It is possible that the starter is weak. If this is the problem, replace the starter.
It is also possible that the compression release is not working. Try adjusting the valves back to factory specs.
Good Luck!

Aug 27, 2010 | Cub Cadet Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

1 Answer

I have a cub cadet 1080 series rider. The motor


SOUNDS LIKE THE STARTER OR YOU MAY WANT TO CK THE VALVE SETINGS LET ME IF THIS HELPS

Nov 02, 2009 | Briggs & Stratton Riding Mowers & Garden...

1 Answer

Cub cadet 1024 wont turn over


try taking an insulated screw driver and jumping across both terminals on the solenoid, if the engine turns over, the solenoid is bad and will need to be replaced

May 02, 2009 | Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors

Not finding what you are looking for?
Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors Logo

Related Topics:

1,055 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Riding Mowers & Garden Tractors Experts

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3056 Answers

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

602 Answers

Wade Mobley
Wade Mobley

Level 2 Expert

448 Answers

Are you a Riding Mower and Garden Tractor Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...