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451johnny

I went out this morning to plow some snow and my garden tractor didnt want to start..its has gas but all she dose is turn over...what should I check for?? any help will be appreciated.....johnny

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OrangeMetalGuy

Check and clean all of your battery cables and connectors. Do you have a fuel shutoff valve that you forgot to open?

Also, make sure you have fresh gas with a fuel stabilizer.

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MysTiK

A lighter weight engine oil will turn over easier. Also declutch the tranny load, easier on starter, faster - same idea. Full choke, slight throttle. Safety switch req's?

Show it some heat with a small heater, even a lightbulb, etc.

I use premium gas - to avoid ethanol, which attracts water, tends to 'layer' separate - esp. when "old" (couple weeks).

more info? indoor/outdoor? spark? any kick at all? battery charge? mouse trash in engine area? they chew wires... they chew peanut butter in traps alsosm01

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