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I have a Toro ZX4820 Zero Turn Mower. When trying to start it today it made a fast ticking sound. Tick,tick,tick not Tick....TIck...Tick. Almost a buzz. The battery is fully charged

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

Yes

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

Yes

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It hasn't been started in 10 days and the battery has been on a trickle charger

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

sounds like the starter solenoid has went out and needs to be replaced. Have you tried jumping the solenoid yet to see if machine will start?

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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