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Does anyone know how to unsize a 10hp riding murrey mower motor?

Thought starter was bad. Checked out good. Re connected and just clicked. When screen was turned by hand and key turned at same time, motor turned over then stopped. I am stumped and need help and perhaps can save this motor.

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If it's not an electrical problem, check the fuel and air systems. You might have to unblocked a line or change a filter.
fretted6 years ago
LOL hey was it a bad coil ?
rogerrwj7 years ago
dead battery/weak battery.
Seconded weak battery. Clicking starter means the solenoid isn't getting enough current because it's all going into the stator coils. She just needs more juice (of the electrical variety)
Also, check the spark plug - check the gap, check it's not grimed/rusted up.
giddyupgo6 (author)  Kiteman7 years ago
was a bad coil
giddyupgo6 (author)  frollard7 years ago
was a bad coil
You can use a car battery to jump the lawnmower if they are both the same voltage. Or you can use a battery charger to charge the battery to get the motor going. I'm sure there are instructables here for that.
giddyupgo6 (author)  Re-design7 years ago
was a bad coil
giddyupgo6 (author)  rogerrwj7 years ago
was a bad coil
seandogue7 years ago
Possibly a bad starter solenoid... How do you *know the starter itself is ok? A no load test is not sufficient to prove that it works. If the internal wiring is faulty, it may still work under no load but short under load, causing failure of the system. Have you checked the load current while attempting to start the motor?
giddyupgo6 (author)  seandogue7 years ago
was a bad coil
giddyupgo6 (author) 7 years ago
Tanks to all who responded. After trial and error, located the problem as being a bad coil.
giddyupgo6 (author)  giddyupgo67 years ago
was bad coil