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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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2006 Lazer Z XS Air cooled Ex- mower with a 72" deck

Customer Question

2006 Lazer Z XS Air cooled Ex-Mark mower with a 72" deck that makes one click noise when trying to start and has a good battery. Needs jump started and or needs the rotating screen forcefully turned to get the engine to start. What can I do to diagnose
the problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there a way to test the starter solenoid while it's still attached to the mower to see if it's working?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need answer? I have been out of town.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

What engine do you have? Model number? Do you have compression gage to test compression?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

The compression release may be broken.