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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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An el. start mower 675 ex 190cc. Starter motor doesn't turn.

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Hi, An el. start mower 675 ex 190cc . Starter motor doesn't turn . Battery fully charged . Disconnected the starter plug, and measured 12 5 v when switch on the Key. Connected the starter directly to the batt. Motor turns . Any idea ?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes . Sorry I am not explaining properly . The el. motor doesn't turn when switch the key on
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Please read again my first post , It may help
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 4 months ago.
Bad starter solenoid if you can run power straight to starter and it turns engine. Replace solenoid and you will be back to starting normal