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  1. #1
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    Default John Deere 240 trouble

    I have a 240 with a 14 Kawasaki in it. It's been running fine until a couple days ago the battery seemed dead, so I tried jumping it with the battery charger and that wouldn't work. I then put a battery pack type quick starter on it, and it fired right up. I put the battery charger on trickle charge all night, and the battery is reading fully charged, but will not start. I put the battery pack quick starter on it, and it starts right up. Any ideas? Thanks, Denny

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    Default Re: John Deere 240 trouble

    Take your battery to Pep Boys or some other place that will test your battery for free. Assuming it is shot, get a new battery.

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    Default Re: John Deere 240 trouble

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    As John suggests, get a new battery and you should be good to go.

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