1. Outdoors I have a Craftsman riding mower model 917288031 that won’t start. The battery is new, the fuse is good, there is 12v at the solenoid, the engine cranks when I short across the solenoid. The lights don't work. I'm thinking safety switches on the clutch, but I'm stumped. Can anyone suggest a path to follow?

  2. Outdoors I have a Craftsman riding mower model 917288031 that won't start. I was working fine, but now nothing happens when turning the key. No headlights. Replaced battery - its fully charged. What do I need to do?