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craftsman lt3000, model # 917.276810.
my tractor won't start?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
May 27th, 2011

i have replaced the battery, starter, alteernator and solenoid with Sears parts.. the engine won't start.
i can crank the engine by touching the two red terminals on the solenoid. Still no start when i turn the key. It wont crank the engine.
new fuel filter and fresh fuel have been added.

the starter and alternator were bad. the only thing my manual says is that the starter switch may be bad. i removed the switch and cleaned it. lubricated switch with dialectric silicone. still no go.

any ideas???

many thanks, David

Craftsman , Kenmore PRO Appliances
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afritz afritz
I understand how frustrating it can be for your lawn tractor not to work. I have taken some time to research your question here on the Manage My Life website and I noticed that someone else had asked a similar question with a posted response from an expert. I attached the link below if you are interested in viewing. I hope the link that I provided is helpful. Have a great day.
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