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I have a Craftsman lawn tractor model #917.272220. All of a sudden, the blades stopped turning and would not re-engage. I replaced the PTO switch and that did no good. Any suggestions?

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Two or three days with no engaging whatsoever. The switch (or whatever the problem is) has been hit and miss as far a engaging the blades for a while now.

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 have a replacement PTO switch as I already said. I also have the switch interlock push in, which looks like it will be a bear to replace, so I haven't tried that yet.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 10 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

have you checked for power at the PTO clutch ??

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 10 months ago

Morning

did you get a chance to work on the mower ??

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