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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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OUR SHOP IS WORKING ON A CRAFTSMAN917-270950 MODEL. REPLACED

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OUR SHOP IS WORKING ON A CRAFTSMAN917-270950 MODEL. REPLACED PTO SWITCH, BRAKE SWITCH, SAFETY SWITCH, STARTS, RUNS, QUITS AS SOON AS BRAKE RELEASE, CHECKED WIRING ETC, TECH CAN'T FIND ANYTHING AS TO WHY WONT KEEP RUNNING
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: YES , RUNS, STARTS, WITH BRAKES PRESSED IN, AS SOON AS LET OFF PEDAL QUITS RUNNING
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: WE ARE A JOHN DEERE DEALER , NOT USED TO WORKING ON CRAFTSMAN, SO DONT HAVE WIRING DIAGRAMS ETC, ALL WIRING AND SAFETY CIRCUITS GOOD
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: JUST THAT IT WONT RUN WITH BRAKE RELEASED
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Here is manual that should work, see page 31 for schematic. The brake switch and the seat switch have to complete the run circuit.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
manual will not open
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Link works, did you left click on it?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

I can print it and attach If i need to.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Dieagram

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
will look at schematic
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

OK>

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

I see question is still open. Please use the 5 star rating system to close the question and get me credit. Thanks.