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17 hp , solenoid is clicking , has 12.4 v coming to it , starter

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17 hp , solenoid is clicking , has 12.4 v coming to it , starter not turning and is stuck out , not retracting after engaging fly wheel , solenoid good ? / starter bad ?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.
If you take a long screwdriver and cross the post it should engage the starter , if it doesn't you can test the starter directly by using jumper cables and clamping the black one to the frame and take the red and touch the starter where the red wire connects to the starter . If it doesn't kick over the starter is bad
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.
Hi just wondering if you were able to find out if the starter or solenoid were bad

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