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Fuse blows While starting the MTD 760-770, 42" riding mower the engine starts to crank then all goes dead & check the fuse and it is blown. Sometimes I get it to start several times before this happens.. I'm looking for a short but need an Electrical Schematic to trouble shoot the system. I have searched the internet - no joy. Where can I get one for free? If all fails I suppose I can draw my own, but that will be time consuming and the lawn needs mowed! Thank You for your time Ty

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  • tylevi_strou Nov 17, 2008

    Thanks 4x4papa,

    You are correct the number is bad, I'll check the starter and replace it. I did read out what I could using another schematic I found from another model, it was sorta close on some things and I found no shorts which support your idea. I still would love the correct schemo for the mower - Model 13A1760F700, 13 HP Eng, 38" blade cut, 6 speed transmission. I did get it started one more time to finish the lawn.

    Thank you 4x4papa, your have been a huge help.




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Your starter is overloading the fuse. Replace the starter or check the fuse size. Can be a big as 30amp. By the way, that model number doesn't work. If your still wanting a schematic, check the number and let me know. Good luck and please let us know the outcome, good or bad.  Thanks so much.

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