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Stopped my tractor mower...

Stopped my tractor mower for about 15 minutes and now it wont restart - no ignition lights at all

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Honda hydrostatic maybe 12 yesrs old

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

Yes if it isnt too technical

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

I stopped the mower to chat to a passing neighbour but had the cutter engaged when i cut the engine. was that a mistake??

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Check the fuse first, then Try jumping the solenoid if fuse is good. Follow the reD wire from the battery to the starter solenoid. try jumping the solenoid by placing a screw driver on both poles together and see if machine will turn over. Make sure to engage parking brake and have key turned on. If it turns over, the solenoid is bad.

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