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Craftsman LT2000 dies when starting to engage blades


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10-25-15, 03:41 PM   #1  
Craftsman LT2000 dies when starting to engage blades

There are several threads along this line, but in my case it is acting like the machine is in reverse - the pulleys are all free, and the safety switches are good. The engine dies as soon as I start to engage the blades, before the pulley is even close to tight.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated =)

 
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10-25-15, 04:46 PM   #2  
The first response here is usually safety switches (frequently the seat switch), noting you think they're ok.

 
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10-25-15, 04:53 PM   #3  
My first suggestion would be, what was the last thing you remember doing when it was working ok and start from there. Have a good one. Geo

 
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10-25-15, 05:46 PM   #4  
Push the connector to the seat switch tighter onto the switch.


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10-25-15, 05:46 PM   #5  
It is a safety switch. A good friend of mine would have me pick up a new mower for him. He would have me bybass the seat and one other switch. I would get the old mower. Which was 1 year old at the most.

So the moral of the story is bybass the switch and it will tell the tale ~!~!

 
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