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Encore ZTR only starts when screwdriver in solenoid


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Default Encore ZTR only starts when screwdriver in solenoid

I was wondering how do I limit this to the solenoid, ignition or whatever electrical glitch it could be?

I could keep starting it like this but would rather find the fix. Not sure the model its a 16hp 38" cut.
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there should be a small wire on the solenoid,check it for power when turning the key to the start position .No power,theres a problem with the switch circuit,if it has power,replace the solenoid .
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thanks, wired in a toggle switch. Works perfect now.
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thanks, wired in a toggle switch. Works perfect now.
did you by chance replace the key switch or just put a toggle switch across the solenoid? If you did the latter you will run into problems quickly.
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did you by chance replace the key switch or just put a toggle switch across the solenoid? If you did the latter you will run into problems quickly.
I wired the toggle switch where the key switch was. Its just a temp fix better then starting with a screwdriver. I ordered the key switch online should have it in less then a week.
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