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Safety switch adjustment on John Deere self propelled lawn mower

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try apply for user id and password

will need to wait for these to be issued to you via e-mail

then go to and enter your user id and pw and enter the correct site for your country and then enter model stx38
scroll through list to find deck or attachments and double click it

your deck could be a yellow or black deck


Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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SOURCE: john deere stx 38 with black deck, will not do

I see this problem not as an electrical but a seize problem. Since I can't be there to inspect I am relying on your discription of the problem. I would go first to the place of the problem. If this solenoid goes up to disengage and down to engage ,or the opposite, this is most likely your problem area. It may be seized in the disengaged position therefore not allowing the blades to get spinning. Disconnect the belt and try to turn unit by hand, if tight or completely stuck use penetrating oil on pulley shaft.If shaft loosens up and blades engage this was the problem. Is there a grease fitting anywhere in the area?I hope this at least gets you started in the right direction. GOOD LUCK.

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The solution is not too difficult here, but may be a little messy if you are not careful. You need to drain the oil/gas mixture into a container. CAUTION- the gas in the oil acts as a thinner and the mix will flow out very quickly so be ready to catch it in a container. Change the oil filter and refill with oil like normal oil change. Remove spark plug and rotate engine several times, this is done because the fuel in the oil washes the oil out of critical locations within the engine and rotating several times to put oil back on those critical surfaces. Reinsert plug and you are ready to start it up.

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Posted on Jul 22, 2011

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look up john deere web site for spare parts
print out parts cataloge for parts , it gives you the basic outline and shape of belt configeration

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