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My Craftsman 18;5 horse rider wont start. Has always paused

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My Craftsman 18;5 horse rider wont start. Has always paused before starting. Put charger on today and still barely turned over
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Does it spin if you remove the spark plug? Is there any fluid on top of the piston? How old is the engine? Model number? How old is the battery? Do you have a voltmeter to check battery voltage at start?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
Did you get my response?