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Cub cadet i1046 riding tractor with Koehler Courage 20

Customer Question

Cub cadet i1046 riding tractor with Koehler Courage 20 engine. Would crank but not start. Used starter fluid ran when spraying that in carb. Drained some fuel to see if water had gotten in tank. It turned over briefly on first attempt. Now I don't get a sound when turning the key. Very confused.
JA: I'll do all I can to help, Koehler Courage. What confuses you?
Customer: What could the problem be since the engine attempted to turn over once and now there is no sound no nothing?
JA: Is there anything else the Small Engine Technician should be aware of?
Customer: Can't think of anything.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked the ignition fuse? Battery connections? With nothing from key, the fuse is likley blown, get it cranking again, then check for fuel at the carburetor inlet line.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Both fuses show good.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Connections solid.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

What does voltmeter show at starter solenoid from battery?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you have voltage at the fuses?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Still nothing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Connected it to charger to be sure and still nothing.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

No click from the fuel solenoid when key is turned on and off? If not, no power to keyswitch,

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

No voltmeter or test light?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Did you find the problem?