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The reverse switch that cuts out the blade clutch is sticking and needs to be feeder up or replaced. Try using WD40 on it.
Need model number from under the seat. example 917-12345
Only switch shown is interlock switch! Located where the reverse linkage can push it.With rear engine rider, look on the frame for the switch.
Sears diagram does not show location!
Let me know what they find!