It can be frustrating when your lawn mower or small engine starter won’t engage, but there are solutions you can take to prevent and correct starter problems. This guide should help you find out how to locate and repair common issues with starters, such as:
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The first step in diagnosing problems with lawn mower starter parts is to make sure the engine can rotate properly by removing the spark plugs and turning the crankshaft over slowly by hand. Also, check for dirt or debris in the starter gear shaft and apply some lithium based grease to the shaft.