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I have an Ariens gear tractor with a Briggs and Stratton

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I have an Ariens gear tractor with a Briggs and Stratton engine, 500cc 17.5 gross hp serial
# ***** ZA 66476. New fully charged battery, engine starts. Shut off engine, engine will not start. Makes noise as if battery is weak.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Single cylinder Briggs. Full model number of engine? Example(###) ###-####B1. Try adjusting the valves to around .004 inch. The valves and camshaft work the compression release. You say it makes noise like battery us weak? What kind of noise? Rapid clicking from solenoid, is low voltage, from bad battery or cables.

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