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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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I have a snapper 12.5HP riding mower and the engine dies

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I have a snapper 12.5HP riding mower and the engine dies right away when I release the brake
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: I just replaced the clutch and head gasket on my snapper and the engine runs great but the only thing now is when I release the brake the engine dies right away I press the brake back down and engine starts and runs fine until I release the brake it dies again
JA: Is there anything else the Small Engine Technician should be aware of?
Customer: nothing else that I can think of
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Model number? Is the seat switch working? The mower thinks there is no one in the seat and kills the spark.