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Hello, I have the 1050 model with the 23hp Koehler engine - I have replaced the battery, solenoid, had the starter checked out by a dealer, checked out fine, but when I turn the ignition key, it just clicks, does not turn over the engine. Is there maybe a safety that is preventing the engine from starting?

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

Yes, but the starter is not turning over the engine, like I don't have my foot on the brake

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

Yes - I have no way to haul it to a shop.

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

I am wondering if there is maybe one of the safeties cold be defective, preventing the solenoid to turn the starter.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

What is clicking? Can you turn the engine by hand using a wrench on the flywheel nut?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
The solenoid is clicking [like the battery is down, but it is new - 340cc amps, which applies to that model] This is a Cub Cadet model LT1050
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
If it helps, it is a 2007 model
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

Can you turn the engine by hand using a wrench on the flywheel nut?

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