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Tractor wont drive or engage electric clutch.

HElp! I have a sears Model# 917272960 garden tractor with hydrostat drive. starts and runs strong until i put it in drive or pull switch to engage the electric clutch then engine shuts down.

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    tractor will start and run with the choke on but when I take it off of choke it bogs down and shuts off

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It thinks you aren't sitting on the seat.
There are 2 wires and a switch under the seat. The plug may have come off, the connections might be bad, or the switch might be bad.

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