Lawn Tractor won't shut off

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Old 09-07-02, 04:21 PM
tk1469
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Question Lawn Tractor won't shut off

I have an old Sears (8HP) lawn tractor - with electric start. When I turn the key to turn it off, the tractor keeps running. I replaced the ignition (where the key goes into), but the problem still exists. The only way I can shut it off is to "flood it" using the throttle control. Any ideas on what else could be the problem?
 
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Old 09-07-02, 06:11 PM
J A Boggan
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Your problem 'could be', the wire going to your kill switch is either broken off or your kill switch isn't making up properly. Also, what is your lawnmower model # and what is your engine type and model #.
 
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Old 09-08-02, 05:59 PM
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Hello tk1469!

Pull the connector off of the back of the keyswitch. Are the terminals on the back of the switch rusty? If so, replace the switch.
 
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