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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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After installing new fuel pump, filter, and seat switch, The

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After installing new fuel pump, filter, and seat switch , The LA 125 started mowed my yard and then died . The solenoid would engage but would not turn flywheel . Installed new battery . Still would not turn , tries but will not turn over . The flywheel will turn very stiffly through compression manually .
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 4 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

The first thing that I would look at are the push rods and rocker arms, it sounds like you may have bent a push rod or a rocker arm come loose and it is causing high compression enough so that the starter will not or can't turn the engine to start.