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B&S 11hp flywheel wont turn by electric starter


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08-02-11, 07:24 PM   #1  
B&S 11hp flywheel wont turn by electric starter

Installed new e-starter on my '87 Craftsman riding mower but the flywheel on the engine wont move. Any advice?

 
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08-02-11, 08:08 PM   #2  
Sounds like the engine is locked up. Can you turn the flywheel by hand?


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08-03-11, 03:01 PM   #3  
No, but I can't access to much of the flywheel - basically the area where the starter is mounted. Should it be relatively easy to turn or should I try and access more of the flywhee? Thanks for your help.

 
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08-03-11, 03:25 PM   #4  
Well, normally you can turn the flywheel with one hand, placing your palm on the screen on top of the engine and turning it.


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