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  1. 420 Electrical issues wont start

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    I am in need of some help on my 420. I recently received it from my father. When I brought it home it ran great, very strong. I parked it in the garage but when I went to move it to the barn for short term storage it would not start. I removed the starter and tested it on the bench with no luck...
  2. 1988 318 Starter Adjustment: Chewing Flywheel Teeth

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Hi, I have a 1988 318 with the Onan P218, and the starter is loose / slipping and chewing the teeth on the flywheel gear when it tries to engage. I pulled off the side panels, but can't find any way to reach inside to tighten and adjust the starter. Do I have to pull the engine out to get to the...
  3. Deere 317 starter/ solenoid problem

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    First time poster here. I've been googling for quite some time and think I've looked about every where for some help. I recently became the owner of 1980 Deere 317. It has what I believe to be a Onan p218 replacement engine. When I first went to look at it, it turned over. I picked it up a...