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Engine will turn over but won't start checked carburator and fuel filter and they are ok are there any saftey switches that would prevent engine from starting?

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Since engine is turning over by using the ignition switch it should not be a safety switch problem,
Sounds to me you might have a spark / coil problem
If you have spark then fuel shutoff selonoid on bottom of carb bowl might be bad and not opening.
which in that case I unplug from harness and unscrew from carb bowl , pull out center pin if connected cut off if not throw it in the trash when I do this I always put a shut off valve in the gas line.
You will need a very thin open end wrench to unscrew selonoid from bittom of carb.

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As for safety switches there is one switch could prevent the ignition system from firing and that is the operator present seat switch. This all depends on electrical setup for your equipment.

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