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Lax 173 will start but dies when put in gear. Thanks

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Lax 173 will start but dies when put in gear. Thanks
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Does it die as soon as you put it into gear or only when you release out on the clutch pedal?

Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 9 months ago.

If it is dying when you release the pedal your problem is in the seat safety switch. The seat switch is not recognizing that you are in the seat therefore it kills the engine when the clutch pedal is released.

Thank you it has been a pleasure to assist you.

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