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My murray riding mower will not start acts like a dead

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Second opinion] my murray riding...
Second opinion] my murray riding mower will not start acts like a dead battery but have brand new batteryJA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?Customer: yesJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: it seems like it has something to do with throttle I got it to almost start when to give it gas and went back and acted like battery was dead again
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago
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are you saying it starts cranking over then stops cranking ??

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
for some reason when it does turn over then try to choke it it goes back acting like battery is dead
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Thank you for the response

Just so I understand it correctly

your seating in the seat, turning the key

it is cranking over but not starting

so you pull the choke and it stops cranking, Correct

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No it has to be started by jumping across soliened
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Thank you for that

OK, your key is not working so you are doing it this way

jumping solenoid, you need to have weight on the seat for the safety switch, do you have somebody sitting in the seat ??

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I know all this what make my mower act like it's doing give me some scenarios please
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Hi

You have multi issues 1st I suggest you remove and sand clean all grounds, on frame and battery that may be your cranking issue

the starting issue, remove spark plugs and pour a teaspoonful of gas into cylinder replace plug see if it runs 2-3 seconds

if yes then you have clogged jet in your carb

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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