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Craftsman 917.258503 will not start or make any noise when turning key

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This is hard to solve when you are not looking at it, common problems are: bad switch, bad solenoid, bad saftey interlock switch, such as seat,blade, brake some have a reverse interlock. the switches i would check first. if a wire is unplugged then you are fourtunate in that aspect. there is also a blade type fuse located somewhere in the wiring harness, usually under the hood. i would check the brake switch first though, the others usually only come in play after its running with the exception of the key switch and solenoid

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