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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Have troy built mower Kohler engine with fully charged

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Have troy built mower Kohler engine with fully charged battery engine barely turns over???Dom I have a selonld or bendix starter problem????
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

What is the engine model number?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a voltmeter to test battery voltage when you engage the starter??

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If voltage drops below 8 volts, battery or cable problem.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If voltage stays up,starter is bad,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no meter where is engine model #??
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

On the engine cover.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
wait be right back
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

OK, how old is battery?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
model # ***** wx79kt
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
batt. 4 months old
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

That is the model of the mower.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Without meter to test, I would replcae the starter.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks will get nabor to check with meter
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

OK<