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#1 jhn9840 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 09, 2011 - 01:36 PM

21 horse Briggs Inteck V-twin. 407777 0121e4 030325. Starts up and
idles fine. Goes up to full throttle with out any problems. Problem is
as I take my foot off the break/clutch the motor dies. It will restart
no problem. Any suggestions appreciated.
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Posted October 09, 2011 - 01:39 PM

Sounds like a defective safety switch to me. I would first suspect the seat switch. On that one, if you start it, keep your foot down and try to engage the electric clutch, it will die also.

The seat switch is bypassable for testing purposes only, replacement is suggested if that's the problem.

I think this is the one, please verify by model number.
http://www.repaircli...121305X/1659415

Edited by MH81, October 09, 2011 - 01:48 PM.

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Posted October 11, 2011 - 08:30 AM

Thanks for your advise MH81. The bracket that holds the seat switch onto the bottom of the seat was loose enough to not allow contact when I sat down. A minute with a 7/16 wrench and I was cutting again. Grandpap used to tell me Keep It Simple Son.
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