Will a Bad Starter Solenoid Allow the Engine to Turn Over?

Answer The starter receives 12 volts from the battery through the starter relay. When the key switch is turned to "START," voltage flows from the battery to the starter relay. The starter relay directs ba... Read More »

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My Starter Won't Turn My Engine Over?

It is frustrating when your car won't start. There are several reasons why this can happen, but if you turn the key and the engine does not even turn over, you have already eliminated some of those... Read More »

How Do I Tell if the Starter Solenoid Is Bad on My Kohler Riding Mower Engine?

The Craftsman Kohler lawn mower uses a traditional starter motor to help electronically start the engine. Just a like a starter in your automobile, the starter in your Kohler-powered lawn mower use... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Craftsman Model No. 917.773761 Engine That Will Not Turn Over?

The Craftsman 917.773761 is a wheeled weed trimmer — a hybrid of a lawnmower and a handheld line cutter. The unit gets its power from an exposed gasoline powered engine mounted between the rear w... Read More »

Would a Bad Solenoid Make a Car Not Turn Over?

There are several links in the chain that forms your car's starting system; and if any one of those links breaks, the engine won't start when you turn the key in the ignition. The starter solenoid ... Read More »