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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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Cub Cadet Force Z 48" mower. Won't start, replaced battery,

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Cub Cadet Force Z 48" mower. Won't start, replaced battery, sounds as if starter maybe grinding. How often does starter go bad?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Fuel in tank, clean, ran okay couple weeks ago, gradually had trouble getting engine to turnover. Now won't start.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Haven't replaced spark plugs yet, but does sound electrical.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
Can you jump the solenoid and start machine