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my murray riding mower model 402707 makes a screeching noise

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my murray riding mower model 402707 makes a screeching noise when i try to start it and will not turn over//
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 7 years ago.

Most likely you have the plastic starter gear on the electric starter messed up. The teeth get worn off and then it won't do anything except screech. 695708 is the part number for the gear.



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