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Curtis B.
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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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My snapper riding lawnmower will crank and run fine. But if

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My snapper riding lawnmower will crank and run fine. But if it gets turned off and then I need to recrank... It won't crank back up. Help.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Does it spin the engine, just will not restart? Or no starter action? Briggs engine? How long before it will restart?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Briggs engine... It won't do anything... Usually restarts in about an hour
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

You have a voltmeter to test with? Need to know if the keyswitch is sending power to the starter solenoid, when it will not crank.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I've just been manually starting it... It needs a battery
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Snapper uses a fuse, not a circuit breaker, so you may have a starter or starter solenid that will not work when hot!

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
How do you fix that?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Have to determine if it is the solenoid or starter and replace the part! Do you have voltmeter to test with.?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Have to determine if it is the solenoid or starter and replace the part! Do you have voltmeter to test with.?