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no crank unless I jump it.

Im having the same issue with a different mower poulon pr1842stc 18hp briggs. Exactly the problem your having and I dont know what to do. I even got a new solenoid and still having this issue with no crank unless i jump it.

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@oneupondem , Mike, remove the spark plug and see if engine cranks over fast, if it does it is a compression release problem. Normally fixed by adjusting the valves to the correct setting. Use the link below to see how to adjust valves. Good luck.

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