my Yazoo/kee won't start

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mattamus2005, May 29, 2008.

  1. mattamus2005

    mattamus2005 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I have a 21hp yazoo/kee esteem 36'' cut. It has 55 hrs on it currently and starts when it wants to. I had to put a new starter on it bout 4 months ago it sat for about 3 month b/c i was outta town working. But it has a mind of its own, when it wont start, the mower will turn over but it just wont fire up. I pull the choke up and throttle half way and it will crank after i fool with it for awhile. It sounds like the starter might be bad agian b/c it sounds rough when i try to crank it, but i just replaced it. IDK its really getting on my nerves though!!! I need it to work and i don't have the money to pay some mechanic 60 buck an hour. Any suggestions i've tried everything almost. What about starter fluid??? will that work
  2. kevquik

    kevquik LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    i was having problems with my troy bilt I replaced the starter and all that it turned out the valves needed adjusting
  3. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    How old is the fuel that you are using? And Starter fluid is not good to use all the time.

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