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Tb30a riding lawn mower wont start

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tb30a riding lawn mower wont start
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. Can you check to see if you have spark at the plug when you jump the solenoid ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks John checked no spark when jumped and as I stated no electrical at all
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just so you know mower brand new bought in May maybe mowed 8 times with it
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Ok something is grounding it out , have you tried locking the e brake . ? , that would over ride the seat safety switch

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
did that yesterday also checked the blade engaged switch also !
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Ok , I'm going to try to get a wiring diagram so see the other kill switches but if you disconnect the ground to the coil you should have spark . Even if the coil was bad it would turn over so it's Def a grounding issue , I'm gonna look for a wiring diagram

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Anything yet
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

I've found this diagram

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

I'm looking to see if there is a clutch pedal switch etc