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My craftsman mower will not go into neutral or start. The…

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My craftsman mower will...

My craftsman mower will not go into neutral or start

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

The fuel is clean there is no shut off valve

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I put all new fluids and filters and new plug but the mower will not go into neutral

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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

Make and model number? Example 917-12345

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
craftsman 91728813
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

Transmission is a geared transmission? Take shifter loose at the lever on the transmission and see if you can manually shift into neutral.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

Locking the brake down should let mower start, unless you ave safety switch problem with seat, or the ignition fuse is blown.??

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

I see question is still open, please use the 5 star rating system to close the question and get me credit! Thanks!

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