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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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My electric start mower won't shut off. I said if I start it

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My electric start mower won't shut off
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: I said if I start it it will not shut off
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes I put a new stop switch in an that was not the problem
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the stop switch breaks the curiut it is working but mower keeps running
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
those are real dumb questions you are asking me
Expert:  JON replied 4 months ago.
If the machine will not shut off with the key the ignition switch is bad. In order to shut the machine off stand up off the machine and try to engage the blades that should kill the engine you will need to replace the key switch to solve the issue
Expert:  JON replied 4 months ago.
I'm sorry I did not see where you had installed a new ignition switch. What model machine is this