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Many times when this problem occurs, it is good to check your seat safety switch, and the wiring connector that attaches to your seat safety switch.
Check this, and we can continue from here.
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Did you test your seat safety switch with a continuity tester?
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There is a spring loaded tab in the center of the wiring connector, that attaches to your seat safety switch. It is designed to serve as a mini safety switch, to prevent the use of a jumper wire, to bypass your safety switch. The tab should move press in and spring out freely, if you use a small screwdriver to press it in.
If you press the tab in, this opens your grounding path. If you release the tab, this closes your grounding path to your ignition coil.
I have a suggestion. As a process of elimination. I suggest that you clean and lightly lubricate your wiring connector, then re-connect it to your seat safety switch, then give your mower another try. Let's see what happens.
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