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Mahindra 2810 tractor pto will not disengage

Pto will not disengage

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SOURCE: cable for pto is loose and when done mowing will

It's probably not the cable, but the idler arm on the deck that the pulley that tightens up the belt is not moving back and forth freely, probably from rust. Spray penatrating oil on the pivot point while working it back and forth until it frees up. If still having problems, let me know. Dwain

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SOURCE: DTY 4000 tractor dies when engaging pto, new

This is just a suggestion. Try pulling the choke out about one third to one half and then engage the PTO. Sometimes the air idle adjust screw port gets a tiny speck of debris in it. If with the choke partially out and the PTO engages the just grab a screwdriver and turn the air idle mixture screw counter clockwise a hair.

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SOURCE: Cub Cadet 1650 PTO Issue, I think?? I have an

I'm wondering if your battery is going bad or if it does not have enough capacity for the cold weather.
Do you have the headlights on? Does it last longer without loading down with them turned off? If you turn them on does it start to load up faster?
The alternator on these tractors are generally large enough for normal applications and keeps the battery charged, but factors like cold weather and heavy loads, they can't keep up.
If you battery is getting older and won't hold a charge well this may be the real cause.
If you decide this is the problem, buy the battery with the biggest capacity that will fit.

Posted on Jan 13, 2011

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SOURCE: pto light stays on, tractor won't start (4400)

I would check the PTO switch with a meter, some switches uses 3 or 4 wires 1 or 2 is for the light and the other goes to the clutch. Part of the switch could be bad. Check the voltage on the connector before the switch.

Posted on Apr 03, 2012

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SOURCE: Can malfunction of PTO or other safety switches prevent start up of mower

You didn't state the model or brand of tractor, but usually the way the cranking circuit work is, from the "S" terminal of the ignition switch, the circuit runs to the PTO switch, if it's in the OFF position, the circuit then runs to the pedal switch, if it's in the DOWN (or brake on) position it then runs to the solenoid. On other tractors, from the ignition switch, the circuit runs to the pedal switch first. (The seat switch isn't used in the cranking circuit).

Any switch can go bad, but I would more likely suspect the pedal switch or loose connection at either switch. (But it could actually be the PTO switch).

Try tracing the circuit from the "S" terminal of the ignition switch through the PTO or pedal switches to the starter solenoid. You may get lucky and find something obvious.

If you find nothing, try jumping across the pedal or the PTO switch (only two terminals are used in the cranking circuit, trace back to ignition switch for the incoming, outgoing is usually directly adjacent). Jumpering will take these out of the circuit and tell you if either is bad internally.

Lastly, there's always the possibility that the ignition switch is bad. (Doesn't happen all that often, but it's suspect as well). Jumper from "B" terminal to "S" terminal will take it out of the circuit.

Posted on Aug 22, 2012

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It could be gear bound and not allowing it to disengage, i experienced that a few times in my farming days, we dug a lot of postholes with a PTO driven digger. What usually happened is i ended up getting caught on rocks and stalled out because i had the engine speed to low. What i generally had to do to fix it was remove the PTO shaft from the digger, disconnect from the tractors output shaft, then get it started and everything moving, then disengage the PTO and reconnect the post hole digger, then give her hell and get the engine speed up before re-engaging the PTO, that would generally shock it loose. If not then i would have to disconnect the PTO shaft again and spin it backwards by hand to rotate the digger in the opposite direction to remove the hangup.

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What could the possible reasons why the pto will not disengage on my MTD 42" Zero Turn Mower.

Basically your PTO is an electro magnetic clutch....when power is applied (12 volts) from the battery, the magnet is energized and the two plates come together and you have then energized your PTO clutch and it should drive the If you disconnect the power to the magnet the magnet becomes denergized and the two plates move away from one another ,thus the v-belt stops turning .
It could be the switch,or more than likely it is a "relay" that has gone bad ,ie, the contacts on the relay have become pitted with use and stick when they get hot from use....thus when you disengage the PTO switch the relay stays in contact thus delivering power to your PTO clutch .....if you have a wiring diagram of your unit you should be able to find the "safety or PTO relay" again this is just my theory!
If you can use a meter,you could check for voltage on the PTO wire when you disengage the PTO switch,if power is still present then we know it's an electrical issue with the switch or relay ,OR some how power is back feeding down this wire that keeps the clutch energized????? Maybe two wires making contact ????
Unfortunately a good small engine mechanic may be the way to go on this repair ......most people have a clutch that won't engage !
I hope this sheds some light on your issue ,Jim

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I have a cub cadet ags2130 that stalled with the pto engaged. Now the engine will not start due to the pto not disengaging. How do I disengage the pto.

Sounds the clutch may have failed but try just unplug it just it an electrical problem. Also check to see any of the v-belt cords came loose and wrap themselves up in the clutch. I had one a couple years that this was the problem.

Another thing you could do is completely remove the PTO clutch to see you have a bearing failure in it.

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You can kill the engine with the PTO clutch on and then turn the PTO off before trying to restart because the PTO will auto disengage when the engine switch is turned off. The engine should not start if the PTO switch is on.

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Sounds like you are missing a return spring. Your PTO if it's mechanical engage has a tension spring to bring it back when disengaged.

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Hi, first charge or replace the battery if necessary then check that the mower is charging the battery. The pto is probably fine but it needs battery voltage to engage. If the mower has stopped charging the battery may have had enough voltage to hold the pto in until you disengaged it but not enough to re engage it. Regards Phil.

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