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I need an electrical schematic for a craftsman ctx 9500. The reverse mow switch won't stay engaged. I replaced the reverse mow switch and still same problem.

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Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

If you are still in need of assistance, please let me know. I will check for a manual for you. I will need the model numbers from under your mower seat.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

Thanks for this information. I will check for a wiring schematic for you.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

I located a manual, but it does not include a wiring schematic.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

If you like, I can opt out to see if one of the other experts may have one.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I have the owners manual. If I can obtain an electrical schematic it will save me a lot of testing and trial and error.
Technician: JohnF2015, Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hi, my name is***** will try to assist you.

Can you provide a little more detail about when the reverse option stops working? What happens when it quits working?

You engage the reverse feature and you are mowing along and you can go backwards with the mower deck engaged and then all of a sudden the next time you try to go backwards it kills the engine or is something else happening between times. Are you turning the deck off and then back on? Are you shutting the machine off and then back on?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Very hard to get the revers mow switch to activate (red indicator light lit). I replaced the switch already. When I do manage to get the red light to stay on, sometimes I am able to mow in reverse and then proceed forward, but sometimes the engine dies while i am backing and mowing,
Technician: JohnF2015, Technician replied 10 months ago

I have not been able to locate a wiring schematic for your machine. The machine was made by Murray who is no longer in business. They filed for bankruptcy several years ago and were eventually taken over by Briggs and Stratton however I can not locate any schematics for your machine.

I will opt out of your question which will allow for someone else to potentially add comments or suggestions that may help you with the problem.

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