Craftsman Riding Mower Won T Start. Second check for power from the battery to one of the large terminals on the solenoid. It is a fairly basic device with porcelain sheath that encases a center electrode and a firing electrode that arches over the one at the center of the plug.
You can usually fix the problem by removing and cleaning out the carburetor and making sure that your gas is fresh. Weak or dead battery. FlatFaulty Battery Dirty Loose Battery Connection Faulty Solenoid Binding Starter Motor Excessive valve lash Hydro-locked Engine Faulty Ignition Switch Faulty Control Module Faulty Starter Engine Seized.
Second check for power from the battery to one of the large terminals on the solenoid.
If you constantly have to charge the battery a bad battery or failed alternator could be causing the problem. Try recharging the battery using a charger. Need help finding your model number. Replace the carburetor if it causes any of these symptoms.