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Starting Craftsman model 917.270430 riding mower.

I have a Craftsman model 917.270430 riding mower. While mowing the other day I stood up off the seat for a sec and it died and now won't start or try to start.

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There's a safety shut-off switch below the seat, so when you're seated the switch is engaged. If you were to fall off the mower, the engine and Blades stop (safety feature).
Check the switch to see if it's operational.
Beyond that, mower may need a tune up or servicing, if it is not starting.

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