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Starting problem JD 4700

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I left my JD 4700 out last night with temps around 30 degrees or so. When I went to start it, it would turn over maybe once then make a clicking sound from around the starter. Cleaned battery terminals and then attempted to jump it off with the truck. Got the same result (clicking sound) but after about 5 or six tries it fired up. It has been starting fine all day after that.
So....I am thinking bad solonoid?:dunno: Maybe just a bad battery?
Any suggestions are appreciated!
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My bet is the battery (though I'm the furthest from being a mechanic). How old is your battery? :)
5 yrs is pretty much the average these days. Sounds like that might be the fix. :)
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