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I just bought a Craftsman 2,model #917.254430.I cannot get

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I just bought a Craftsman 2,model #917.254430.I cannot get the mower deck to lower or the back lift to lower.What it the problem, and where do I find a manual for this mower?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
http://c.searspartsdirect.com/lis_png/PLDM/00048815-00001.png
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
http://c.searspartsdirect.com/lis_png/PLDM/00048815-00008.png
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
See the links above. The lift is controlled by an electric actuator. Check for voltage to the actuator and work from there. If it has voltage to it, the actuator is bad, and needs to be repaired or replaced. If no voltage trace back to the switch and check for battery voltage. Looks like there is not owners manual for the unit!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
http://www.shopyourway.com/manuals/10524
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
Here is a similar Garden Tractor, but does not have the electric lift. see link above.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.
Did you find the actuator to be working?