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I have a M01742S05 mower whose engine will turn over about

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I have a M01742S05 mower whose engine will turn over about 90 degrees (or less), and then stop. I put in a new battery, cleaned the terminals, checked the cables; same thing.
It acts like there's excessive resistance. I can turn the engine slowly by hand, and the belts are not binding. I even tried jumping my pickup directly to the block and starter; no luck.
What next???
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
What is the engine make and model? Briggs , single cylinder, 17 horse power?

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