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Riding mower dies in reverse

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08-20-04, 07:13 PM   #1  
Riding mower dies in reverse

This may be something I am missing but I am not sure. I have a MTD riding mower with a 13 HP Tecumseh engine that runs great except for stalling when I put it in reverse. I have made sure the mower deck is disengaged when I put it in reverse but don't have an answer. Any ideas? Thanks

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08-21-04, 01:34 PM   #2  
It still stalls with the blades turned off? Check around the shifter to be sure it's not hitting any wires in the reverse position and grounding them out. Could be a bad blade safety switch too.

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