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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Craftsman riding lawn mower model 917287011 motor just spins

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craftsman riding lawn mower model###-##-#### ***** just spins doesnt turn over
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Single cylinder Briggs and Stratton engine. You say won't turn over? Or you mean it will not start , but starter is spinning engine? If it is turning, remove the spark plug and ground the plug to the metal of the engine and look for spark at the plug, while cranking.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

did you see my response? Starter gear may be bad on the starter shaft.