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Mower shuts off when clutch is disengaged.

My Craftsman mower shut off when I disengaged the clutch. Can anyone help me?

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  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    when i let the clutch out the riding mower it stalls jumper wire under the seat.

  • John C Bridgers Sr May 11, 2010

    Hello m_holmes_76:



    >>Are you Saying the Engine Quits when you Push the Clutch in?

    >>Thanks.



    Respectfully



    John

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Check your seat adjustment to make sure you're applying constant pressure to the safety switch under the seat.

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