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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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I have a Kohler 23 hp engine on a Cub Cadet zero turn. It

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I have a Kohler 23 hp engine on a Cub Cadet zero turn. It has about 450 hrs, a new battery in June but often needs jumping to start. Now it will not start with charger in boost. Turns engine very slowly. Charger connected to starter acts like it won't quite engage. Ran fine 2 days ago but was jumped.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes to all.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am fairly experienced on these matters as I have engines of all ages .
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

What does the battery read before trying start, and when starter is engaged?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

If battery voltage stays above 8 volts when cranking, I think your starter is problem!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response?