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My 2n has been sitting idle for 2 months, I went to start it up yesterday and the starter would not work (nothing), I put the charger on it thinking it was a low battery but it did not need a charge, when I pressed the starter button the charge meter showed a direct short on the meter. Any ideas where to start looking?
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starter drive gear may be hung in the ring gear. loosen, but don't remove the starter bolts and drive a cold chissle between starter and bellhousing.. sometimes it pops it loose.. can also put in high gear and rock back and forth.

for kicks, double check to make sur ethe wire on the back of the starter switch has not been damaged and is touching anything.

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When you press the starter button do you have power to the starter? You can test with a light and trace thru the system to see what's wrong. Also could be a bad ground and make sure your cables (nice and thick if 6Volt) are clean and tight on the battery.

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Dave 2n hope you have got the starter problem taken care of by now. Good to see you on ,been missed.
 

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(Embarasing) The reason why my tractor would not start was the battery terminals. They were tight I could not move them, they looked clean, but when I took them off and reattached the terminals it started just fine.
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Love it when its so simple. We just had Colin's 850 would only run less than a minute and die. Put a spark tester in and saw it lost spark just before it died. Turns out the wire from the coil to the dist. was severed inside the crimp. Quick easy fix.

Glad ya got her going Dave.
 

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Seems like the newer batts do this more then ever. The posts will even turn a black color and you will have no contact what so ever..
 
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