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my lawnmower wont start. every time I press the start button

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my lawnmower wont start. every time I press the start button it blows the fuse. when I manually turn over the engine there is a squeak at every cycle. it is a countax mower with kohler engine.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
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Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 years ago.

This is a push mower with electric start ? Do you have a voltmeter to test the circuits? If you bypass the key switch, and go direct to the starter terminal, does the starter work? The starter may be stuck or shorted out. What is the full engine model number?? When you manually rotate it, is it hard to turn? Try removing the spark plug.

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