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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Craftsman 42" ez turn. After the blades stop in reverse,

Customer Question

Craftsman 42 " ez turn. After the blades stop in reverse, they will not automatically restart when handles are moved to neutral or forward
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

The reverse switch that cuts out the blade clutch is sticking and needs to be feeder up or replaced. Try using WD40 on it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Appreciate response. Not sure what "feeder up" means.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Never mind, I think you meant freed up. Can you tell me how to access this switch?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Need model number from under the seat. example 917-12345

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

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.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Sears diagram does not show location!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Off to Sears Repair, thanks for trying.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Let me know what they find!