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  1. 445 Starting Issues

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hi Guys - I have a JD 445 and I'm having issues starting it, when I turn the key fuel pump engages and dash lights come on, but it only turns over 1 out of every 10 times (at best). I replaced the battery and that didn't help. I discovered that if the key is in the "run" position it will start...
  2. 318 starting/wiring issue

    Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    I have a 1989 318 with a Kohler engine. It has a history of not starting (and once dying) due to loose wires at the ignition switch. This time it has the same symptoms but I have checked the wiring at the ignition switch and even replaced the switch to no avail. Here is what I know: 1. The...
  3. 318 Won't Start without the use of ether

    Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello! This is my first post after my I purchased my first tractor yesterday. Picked up an 1988, 318. The previous owner was using ether to start the tractor which I've read is not a good idea. Once the tractor is running it's fine. A little smokey but fine. The carburetor seems to have...
  4. 6400 starter removal

    Agricultural Tractors
    I have a 6400 with loader, solenoid clicks when I try to start. Can jump across terminals then will start off key a few times, then back to clicking at solenoid. Bought two new solenoids none fit, and cant figure out how they come off, without removing starter. Is there a relay between...