Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
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If this is not the problem, then you may have a faulty ignition switch.
If your ignition is faulty, your start circuit can remain closed, even when you release your key to run position. This can cause the small wire on your solenoid, to maintain 12 volts, regardless of the position of your ignition switch.