Mini Z Starting Problem

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by lbostons, May 6, 2008.

  1. lbostons

    lbostons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    I purchased my 19/52 mini z 31 May 2007 when I bought my new home. I absolutely love the cut and ride. I paid cash and also purchase the flex forks and suspension seat. Over the winter I also bought the ROPS system for my mini z. I only have ~28 hours on the mower. It has never been what I call a very good starter. I went out and started it out throughout the winter to keep the battery charged about once every two to three weeks. Recently I had a carburetor issue and my local dealer corrected the problem (I had gas all over the garage floor). Now just yesterday I went to mow and the mower would not start. It would crank but not ever catch. I am just really frustrated b/c I need to get it fixed again! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    Sounds like a possible choke cable adjustment?
    Hard to diagnose without seeing it though, have you talked to your dealer?
    E-mail me and I can get this looked into if your dealer isnt on top of it already.

  3. lbostons

    lbostons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    Yes, they actually came and picked it up. Hopefully they can determine the problem and get it rectified. I really need to cut my grass. They told me that I could have a rental by the weekend if they cannot determine the problem.

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