Okay - Here is the story.. Hustler Super Z 25/52 with 600 hours (609). 2 days behind on mowing - getting really frustrated .. Mower wont start!!! Just replaced the starter because I probably burned it up trying to start the thing.. Most of the time it would start okay but the rest of the time would require 5-10 min of cranking to get it to fire. So today I get the new starter (really happy - came in one day UPS) and get it installed and try to start the mower. 5-10 min of cranking and connected to the pick up to keep the battery up. It started and I let it run for about 10 min. shut it off, waited 2-3 min and tried to start. It hasnt started since. Getting spark and fuel. Winched it on the trailer today and in the AM going to travel 1 hour to the hustler dealer who say bring it by, drop it off and we might be able to get to it. every day that passes I loose $$$$ and he says maybe well get to it!!!!!. He probable wont have a loaner available or even consider the idea like Ive read in here so many times. Any ideas or thoughts would be greatly appreciated - listening PJ?? Thanks for letting me rant .