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craftsman mower ??

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by backtobasicslawncare, Jun 26, 2007.

  1. backtobasicslawncare

    backtobasicslawncare LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 126

    i have craftsman that is somewhat junk. what cause the engine not to run. the engines will not turn over and startup.

    thanks for help.
  2. BQLC

    BQLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 574

    You may need to give a bit more info, there are alot of things that could be wrong with it.
  3. backtobasicslawncare

    backtobasicslawncare LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 126

    i go to start it up and turn the key the engine will just not start. it has gas and oil in there.
  4. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    You might check your fuses. I had the same problem that you are describing with my Craftsman 22hp 42" and thought it was the battery, but it turned out to be a fuse. About a $2.00 fix. Hope this helps.
  5. backtobasicslawncare

    backtobasicslawncare LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 126

    i checked my fuse. its the only mowers i use right now to cut grass with it has the good blades on them. i still love my troy-bilt mower. i just need to get it running again.

    thanks (All_Toro_4ME)
  6. DuraCutter

    DuraCutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 806

    If it's that important, take it to a repair shop.

    If you can't afford one, either you are not charging enough or you are new.

    If you are new, go talk to some repair shops, sometimes if you become friends and help them out when they need help, they'll turn around and fix your machine. Hell, you might even learn a thing or two about repairing when hanging around there.

  7. MeadowsLawnCare

    MeadowsLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    Check to see if it has fire, if it does, your carb might need rebuilt. If it doesnt you might need a new plug or set of points.
  8. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    take it to the shop and be done with it
  9. stuffdeer

    stuffdeer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,613

    I agree. If you can't tell us enough about it here, how can we help you.
  10. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,131

    You say it won't turn over. So it is most likely the starting system. Look at the battery, starter, and ignition.

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