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I have a poulan tractor i have replaced two solenoids. the…

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I have a poulan...

I have a poulan tractor i have replaced two solenoids. the mower works for a while and then wont start

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes, yes. is there a possibility that the starter or ignition is ruining the solenoid

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The tractor sat for three years. I had it tuned up and they got it running with a new solenoid. Two months later it stopped starting and i replaced the solenoid myself. A few weeks later it would bnot start

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Normally a solenoid is ruined by a low voltage battery. Anything in the electrical system can ruin the solenoid though. Its one of those parts where there is really no 100% for sure cause.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The battery was tested twice and reads good
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
could it be an ignition switch or starter ruin a solenoid
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Yes it can be ignition switch. Double check all electrical connections to make sure all are tight and connected good. A loose connection is the number one thing that ruins them. Its just hard to be 100% sure on exactly

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
OK, will do later. How long can I ask questions without additional cost
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

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