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Got That "Clicking" When Turning the Key?

There is an article in the Technical Exchange section regarding this issue that affects various garden tractors. Turn they key, and nothing but a click coming from the solenoid. Keep turning the key and eventually it'll start. Folks try to remedy with a new starter, solenoid, battery, etc. All may work for a short period of time, but the real issues is the contacts in the electrical system, up to and including the safety switches. Whatever you do, don't bypass or disable the safeties. They are there for a reason and need to remain. A good fix to this issue is the Starter Assist Relay (title of the article in the tech exchange section). Here is a link to a Youtube video I posted explaining the issue and the fix. Also, if you PM me or drop an email, I can email you the article for reference. It's in a .pdf format.

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