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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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I have 2005 cub cadet rtz 50. It ran great for about an hour

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I have 2005 cub cadet rtz 50. It ran great for about an hour when I stopped and turned it off it will not tun over. We changed the selenoid
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 2 months
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: we checked all the switches
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

If you jump the solenoid from the battery post , to the switch terminal on the same solenoid, does the starter turn the engine? Do you have a voltmeter to test the battery voltage?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The battery is good . When you jump the solenoid it spins the engine but will not crank,no fire to the engine.we replaced the solenoid ran great for a couple hours.turned off and will not start
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

With zturn mower not starting from key, most times it is on of the arm switches not making. It may not be switch, but the wires between the switches. Need to use ohm meter to check continuity between the switches, if switches check good.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?Please use the 5 star rating system to close.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This was a waste of your time and mine. we know as much as you do.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

This only works when we work together. I will opt out. have a great day.