This Starter Motor is a high-quality replacement part for Briggs and Stratton Cub Cadet 16.5 and 17.5 HP engines. This starter motor is responsible for providing the initial torque needed to start the engine. It is made of durable materials and is designed to withstand the high temperatures and vibrations of the engine. This starter has 14 teeth and is 12 volt. This starter motor is easy to install and is a direct replacement for the factory part. With a one year unlimited mileage warranty, you can trust that it's built to last. Replace your worn or damaged starter motor with this high-quality replacement and keep your engine starting reliably.