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Bill McCusker
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Mechanic at Rhode Island Harvesting Co
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I have a Deere DA135, I think which won't start. I thought

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I have a John Deere DA135, I think which won't start. I thought it was the older battery, but bought a new one. I get a sound of connection or attempt but nothing further. With old battery was getting a clicking sound but nothing else
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Have fuel but it never gets to the point of turning the motor over, just a noise of engagement but nothing further
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Only if its simple
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I can think of, has started several times this summer, but recently, battery had needed to be recharged, then wouldn't take a charge, so I got the new battery
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.
Hello welcome to just answers my name is***** you check the solenoid? It seems like the solenoid has failed..
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No. where is it located or what would it look like?
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

your model says da 135 did you mean la135 and if you follow the red wire from the battery it goes to a black solenoid kinda looks like the picture.. but if you give me a correct model number i will give you a parts break down

Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 1 month ago.

Did you check your solenoid?