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Trouble starting My St16

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#1 schoust OFFLINE  



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Posted May 30, 2011 - 09:30 AM

Hi Guy's having starting issues with my St16 the tractor has a new solinoid a new starter and a new battery. The ground's are all good and the starter engaugment is also fine.? What else can be happening?? It seems I have to jump start it every time??
Any idea's??

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Posted June 02, 2011 - 10:30 AM

it sounds like your tractor is not charging your battery. go through your charging system, maybe you need a new stator?



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Posted June 02, 2011 - 07:42 PM

You could be dealing with corroded wires at the crimp connectors. Have had that a couple of times. To test, I either sub in a wire, or crimp the connector a little more.

Have you done any voltage testing? And how are you jumping it? Are you going straight to the starter, or on the battery terminals?

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Posted June 25, 2011 - 06:56 PM

Did you test the battery? My son had the same problem and it turned out to be a short. Drained the battery dead over night.