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Why does the engine keeps running after I turn off the key? I have a 17hp Briggs Craftsman lawn tractor model #917270711.

When I turn off the key, the engine wants to stop. However, it keeps running until I lift the seat, to engage the safety switch. It just started doing that after I installed the deck on a craftsman lawn tractor model #917.270711. It has a 17hp briggs engine.

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Tractors are a great way to help with the yard work. The tractor not turning off with the key can be problematic. I found a question similar to yours that I am hoping will help you. I am adding the link below to help you with your question while you wait for your expert response. It may take your expert 24-48 hours. I do hope that this will help you.
by Manage My Life
June 1st, 2012
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by Manage My Life
June 4th, 2012
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