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Well my engine will not crank, the battery is fully charged,

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Well my engine will...

Well my engine will not crank, the battery is fully charged, and it makes a purring sound when I try to crank the engine, you know the sound a dead battery will make

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

Well I but it used, its a craftsman 15.5 OHV model

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

Bought it used

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

Yes

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Do you have a voltmeter to read battery voltage when you turn key to start? When you turn key to start , do you get a rapid clicking sound?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
no
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

If you remove the spark plug , does engine spin with starter/

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No further need of your assistance I found the issue and corrected the problem, by the way you charged me $18.00 and your agent stated it would be $5.00 I would like my refund.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

I am contractor working from home, I answer questions as best can. I do not do billing and do not have anything to do with it. I will send question to the moderator.

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