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I have got a Craftsman model 917.270821 19.5 electric start 42" mower and cant get it to start I have replaced the starter and had the battery checked and all is good there, but dont seem to be gettin

I have got a Craftsman model 917.270821 19.5 electric start 42" mower and cant get it to start I have replaced the starter and had the battery checked and all is good there, but dont seem to be getting any power to the starter What can I look for next

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    lizzyeggs May 13, 2009

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Check the wires from the back of the ignition and also the small wire that connects to the starter, if you get a 12v test light check each wire individually by holding the test light on the wire and have somebody turn the key, the test light should come on if the power is going through the wire.
If there is no power the ignition may need replacing

Posted on May 13, 2009

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    m8200n Jun 04, 2012

    You also very likely have a 30 amp fuse in - line ... check that. It's in the wiring harness behind the engine

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