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The solenoid on your starter could be going out.
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If it is difficult to start the ride-on mower, the most common reasons include: Old fuel; make sure to use fresh fuel, especially after winter storage. Spark plugs might be dirty or damaged. How to examine and replace a spark plug on your ride-on mower.
The clicking noise comes from a part called the starter solenoid. The solenoid connects the battery to the starter motor when the solenoid is energized. The key switch and the safety switches in the starter circuit combine to energize the solenoid. If the solenoid is clicking, the circuit that triggers it is working.
If your riding lawn mower engine clicks when you turn the key but won`t turn over, there`s a pretty good chance your mower could have a bad starter solenoid. Other problems, though not as frequent, include a bad starter motor, a wiring failure, a weak battery or a locked-up engine.
Your lawn mower turning over but not starting due to several reasons, such as a faulty or disconnected plug, a disconnected spark plug wire, a clogged air filter, or a contaminated fuel tank. A faulty carburetor, a dirty cutting deck, or a dysfunctional flywheel brake can also cause this.
It might be a battery or alternator problem
If the source of the clicking is electrical, the starter (a small motor energized by the battery that gets the engine running) doesn`t have enough juice to stay powered. So instead, it rapidly turns on and off and produces a clicking noise!
Touch the metal shaft of a screwdriver to both of the large terminals at the same time. If the engine turns over and starts, the solenoid is bad and should be replaced. If the starter motor does not run, the motor itself is probably defective.
One of the common problems with Husqvarna riding mowers is their sudden power loss. If you ask our lawn care team, the problem stems from different reasons like bad gas in the fuel tank, plugged air filter, broken cooling pins, dirty carburetors, and clogged fuel lines.
To spray starting fluid, follow these steps: Step 1: Remove the air filter cover and air filter. Step 2: Spray a small amount of starting fluid into the carburetor through the air intake port. Step 4: Reinstall the air filter and cover and start the engine.
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Husqvarna LT2042 Working on a Husq.LT2042. won’t start. Replaced battery. Solenoid clicks, engages starter but won’t start. How do I know if starter and or solenoid needs replacing.
The soneloid switch sends power to starter . check power on red wire on starter when key on full .if no power must be soneloid switch problem even though it clicks
I am unable to crank my mower. All I get when I try to start it is a audible click. The battery is good. The blades are not engaged. I have the brake depressed. I think it may be the safety switches. This was an intermitten problem at first and usually after turning the key on and off a few times it would usually start. Now it will not start at all.
Check the seat switch, especially if you are a skinny person, but if you are getting a click,(selonoid) then it could be your battery
Sputtered, died. Will not start anymore – Husqvarna Lawn Tractor – 54in. Deck, 26 HP, Model# LGT2654
Sounds like the carburetor needs cleaned and maybe rebuilt. If you can spray a little starting fluid (or a little carb. cleaner or anything volitile) into it and it starts and dies, you know it is in the carburetor.I hope this helps.
Mower jerks when going up an incline. – Husqvarna Riding Lawn Mower 46 Cut Kohler Yth21k46
Husqvarna riding lawn mower will only click once but not turn over when key is turned on. Replaced battery but no help. What are some possible solutions
If you have a pair of jumper cables, connect one of the red clamps to the battery positive, then using the remaining clamp, touch the post on the starter and see if the starter turns over the engine.
Make sure the key is turned off and the transmission is in neutral.
Let me know if it turns over and we can go from there.
Starting will not start
Pull the air cleaner and check for obstructions, dirt, oil etc. Leave off and try to start. Check plug for oil or wetness from fuel. Have a spare handy to check for spark. A shot of instant start into the air cleaner housing might help if the mower has bad or old fuel. You should drain the fuel out if it over a month old and unpreserved. Also, if the mower has been sitting with fuel in it the main jet sometimes gets clogged up due to todays alcohol enhanced fuels. You should get some help with removing the main jet and cleaning it out.
Husqvarna z4817 turns the starter even with the key off. I replaced the ignition but it is still doing it. any idea what could cause this?
Sounds like the starting solenoid is stuck or defective. Here’s how to figure it out. Find the solenoid. It’ll be attached to the end of the positive battery cable. Unhook one of the two small leads that are on that, and see if it continues to turn. If it doesn’t, then you’ve got a short in the starting system. If it continues to turn, then you need to replace the solenoid. It should cost about $8 or so.
How do I bypass the brake switch
Follow the shaft/arm that the brake pedal is attached to, the switch will be activated by that pedal arm.