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Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Start With Key

I have a Craftsman riding mower. I've changed the solenoid and keyed starter switch, but it still won't turn over with the key. I'll have to find and download owners/parts manual then start checking all the safety switches. All the wires look good so I believe now it can only be a safety switch. The motor turns over if I short the solenoid. The fuse is OK.

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And yes it starts, lights work when running, and turns it off with the key. Being on disability, I don't have much money to just replace one part after another. I am asking someone who may have had this problem before or is a mechanic. Thanks for your time.

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September 13, 20170 found this helpful

It does sound like you have a problem with the solenoid switch. You can easily troubleshoot this on your own. Here is a video that shows you how to do this.

https://www.you … ch?v=w5CoJXHBNTc

Several people have had this issue there are a few things they did to solve their problems.

https://www.sho … uestions/1167187

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