So was out in the garage again today working on the 210. I solved the stuck rear wheel issue with some elbow grease and break free (parking brake was stuck after all). That brings me to the next issue... I haven't ran the tractor since I brought it home so I wanted to warm it up to change the oil. I hit the key and it cranked a bit struggled, then nothing. Puzzled I checked my connections and everything was good. Still nothing. The engine wouldn't even turn over by hand! Looked at the starter and it was stuck open, so I ended up taking it off and saw part of a mouse nest... well, 2 hrs of cleaning later I filled half a 5 gal bucket with all sorts of mouse collected crap! Seems that they made the fly wheel cover their home during the tractor's deep sleep! I can't believe a mouse nest stopped the motor from turning over!
Edited by easternharvest, April 04, 2016 - 06:58 AM.