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Will not start

I bought a new riding mower from Sears craftsman today.

It was on sale because it was a 2009 year model.

Brought it home and used it for one tank. I ran the mower out of gas. I filled it right back up but I cannnot get it to sart.

I have all the mower settings out of gear and clutch in gaged etc. but it will not even click.

I read the manual , did even thing the book said to do.

Something to do with the safety featues ?

Please help.

MHH

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Many times the the unit will have a safety switch under the seat. The switch is easily bypassed for testing purposes only. When this does or does not fix the problem, return the connections to normal ops. If you have checked for spark and have good spark you can now take the air filter off and place a shop rag over the intake of the carb to increase suction to the fuel supply while attempting to start the engine at the same time.. I always spray some staring fluid to see if the spark and combustion funtions are operating correctly. best of luck Russ

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