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DGS 6500 (725 cc) Craftsman - motor stops running

My son was using the mower and it just started to not run anymore. Checked gas, oil level. Is there a swithch that could be bad or fuel filter perhaps need changing or is there a fuel pump that could have gone bad?

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If the ignition isnt turning on at start up check the dead stops.. there are several. mone under the seat one for the grass hopper and there may be on for the blade position and brake and gear selectioon. the one under the seat has a plate that actuats it this can sometimes move out of place. the one for the hopper can also stop the motor if the box aint on straight.. the height lever has one too.. these are probable causes.. if the motor turns check the gear that turns the motor this is on the shaft for the starter motor. it can sometimes stick so the rotor doesnt turn.. Good Luck .. A

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