What makes a tractor hard to start?
The most common cause for slow or hard cranking is a poor ground circuit or bad electrical connection. With your John Deere, I would tend to think that it is weak ground either at the cable or where tractor ground/starter mounts. A tractor, in the same manner as a car, uses a DC electrical system.
Why would a John Deere tractor not start?
If your John Deere tractor won’t start and only clicks, it could be because of a: Bad starter solenoid. Faulty battery connections. Dead or damaged battery.
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