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Craftsman rider-mower problem...

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08-23-06, 07:29 AM   #1  
Craftsman rider-mower problem...

Greetings, folks

I'm hoping someone can help me out. My mower starts up, but when I take my foot off the clutch or attempt to engage the blades, the engine dies. Everything looks good - Can anyone advise? -R

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08-23-06, 08:27 AM   #2  
The "Operator Present" safety switch under the seat. Test the switch with and ohm meter.

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08-23-06, 04:23 PM   #3  
Seat switch...agreed. Here is a dsicussion we recenmtly had about this problem, albeit a lengthy discussion. http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=271847

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