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    Craftsman lawntractor: no power to starter motor

    New solenoid. Fired right up. Mowed grass. thanks for the help
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    Craftsman lawntractor: no power to starter motor

    Can somebody tell me about how many amps this starter pulls? thanks
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    Tecumseh engine cranks and dies immediately

    Never reported back on this. Found a local guy who repairs mowers. He put on the new carburetor, and it cranks and runs. Does not like to start when hot; when it runs out of gas, I decide that I've done enough for the day.
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    Craftsman lawntractor: no power to starter motor

    Craftsman 917.289240 Briggs and Stratton Platinum Series 21.0 HP 540 cc Model 331877 Type 1234 B1 Code 090608ZD Serial 090608ZD67562 Bought new in summer of 2009, and this is the first engine problem I've had with it. Battery is dated May 2018 and has been on a BatteryMinder...
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    That was in '09, and I dint know any better. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    A friend gave me a leaf blower a few years ago. Since then I always blow the clippings off the deck when I'm through. Takes about two minutes. Before that I used a shop vac. Took a lot longer.
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    The only names I know for most of the parts are the ones I see in the parts manual that came with it. When one of you says X and I ask if that's Y, it's just me trying to learn something; last thing I'd be likely to do on here is correct one of you guys.
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    It carries a pulley that tightens the mower belt when it is moved to the left? It moves freely. If I disconnect the clutch cable bracket from the deck, the lever moves freely. I'm not sure that tells us anything. It's connected to the end of the clutch cable by a really strong spring. Could it...
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    Yes last month. I was hoping it would help, but the problem remains unchanged. Yes, earlier this week. No No, it moves freely.
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    It was that way right from when I bought it brand new.
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    Craftsman 917.289240 hard to engage blades

    This is a yard tractor with a mower deck underneath. Engaging the mower blades on it requires so much force on the lever that I have to stand up, lean forward, and push with both arms. Otherwise, I can't move the lever at all. The deck has a small adjustment for cable tension, but I have it was...
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    Craftsman Gas Tank

    One thing I wondered about in reading that was how to hold the patch piece while heating it. Can you elaborate on that? thanks
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    Tecumseh engine cranks and dies immediately

    I have a Craftsman 536.773500, which is a big string trimmer on wheels with a Tecumseh engine. After years of use it got to where it would crank and then die immediately. I concluded that the problem is that, it burns the prime almost instantly and then dies because it can't suck more gas out of...
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    Introductory post

    Hello, I'm Jimmy in North Charleston, SC. I have a Craftsman 917.289240 riding mower, which I'm told was built by Husqvarna. The manual's instructions for replacing the air filter are obviously for a completely different type of filter, and I didn't want to break something while trying to get...
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