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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Just connected the battery to a JD 111 lawn tractor that has

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Just connected the battery to a JD 111 lawn tractor that has not run for bat 10 yrs. I wanted to crank it to be sure the engine wasn't seized. Before I could get the spark plug out, I smelled something electrical burning and smoke coming out the fan shroud. What should I check?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! With cover off the top, there will be the engine coil and wire to it. Then there are two wires coming from under the flywheel, for the charging system. See if you can find source of the short!