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I have (MTD)riding mower 17.2 HP brand new runs good,now I tried to put a ball hitch at the rear and there"s a hole but too small so I had to used pry barand hammer to make the hole bigger,and all the pounding the hammer suddenly filled off the fuseand put the fuse back and i tried to crank the mower it won't anymore,so this is my problem can you help my problem now?

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Its a thing of beauty to see problems solve themselves. It seems to me this trial and error approach is very taxing and could have been avoided if 1, your small engine repair guy/Craftsman/Sears had sold you the right parts from the start, or 2, you had bought the right part... from the start.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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What method are you jump starting? Are you putting clamps from jump battery on the posts of the battery or grounding the jump battery and then touching the + cable to the starter terminal?

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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The carb jets are partially clogged and needs to be cleaned.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Craftsman riding lawn mower...engine dies when blade is engaged

Push the clutch all the way down and try to start, does it crank over?
Let me know.
Regards,

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a bolens 38 inch riding mower. it cranked

did you try depressing the clutch to disengage everything regardless of being in neutral? and it sounds like a pulley bearing went bad.try to spin the pulley with your hand and see if it moves.take the belt off to the mower deck and that should keep them from turning when you go to start it.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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