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Craftsman rear rider will not start


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10-18-09, 06:58 PM   #1  
Craftsman rear rider will not start

I have a Craftsman 10hp 30" rear engine rider
model 536270112---8 years old.
I stopped & turned off engine to empty basket--when I tried to
start unit I find no spark at plug--????

Enclosed is elect. schematic--------How bout telling me
where to start.............thanks

 
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10-18-09, 07:17 PM   #2  
I can't make out the printing on the diagram, but.....

If you got off the seat, it's probably a bad seat switch. That's pretty common.

 
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10-18-09, 07:21 PM   #3  
Posted By: marbobj I can't make out the printing on the diagram, but.....

If you got off the seat, it's probably a bad seat switch. That's pretty common.
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10-18-09, 07:53 PM   #4  
Still probably the seat switch, but to isolate the coil from all your safety switches, pull off the engine shroud and disconnect the ignition module wire (the small one). If you get spark then, you know it will be in either a safety switch or your ignition switch.

Since you first had the problem by stopping the engine and I assume getting off the seat = back to the seat switch.

 
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10-19-09, 06:26 AM   #5  
If I sit on seat engine will turn over
If I hold clutch down engine will turn over
Still no spark.............
If these switches allow the engine to turn over--can they still be bad??????
Fuse is not burnt out................

 
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10-21-09, 12:11 PM   #6  
Solid state ignition burned out
Expensive little bugger !!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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