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My husqvarna rz5424 zero turn mower shuts down when i disengage the parking brake. any solution

The engine shuts down every time I release the brake. I replaced the brake switch but this did not solve the problem. I had a technician look at it and he said I had the pins pulled out for moving the mower when not running. I know I did not. I was not at home when he was there but my wife saw the mower running and cutting. When I got home later and tried to mow the lawn the mower again would not run once I released the brake.

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SOURCE: mower quits when engaging mower deck of husqvarna yth 2348

Try putting a jumper wire on the wire going from the engine to the seat. Take that plug and put a wire from one side to the other. Be careful not to cut your feet off when engaging deck.

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SOURCE: My husqvarna zero turn mower has an auto safety

There should be a switch under the seat. The system is designed to stop all functions if no one is setting in the seat. I believe the seat switch has failed.
Check it out and let me know.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: engine dies when clutch brake released on husqvarna gth2548

First check the seat switch,make sure it is plugged in tightly, these plugs have a safety tab built into them that will cut the engine off if you unhook it,sometimes the plug latch pulls out slightly and this will cut the engine, There are two other switches in the system one on the foot clutch and on on the mower clutch, if you follow the white wire from you ignition switch it will lead you to both of them,check those connections also.

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SOURCE: Mower Runs briefly then cuts out and wont restart.

These ride-ons have a cut out solinoid under the carby that when there is no power or the ign is cut it will drive a little pin into the main jet to prevent flooding, id say this is why your mower runs for 20 and stops...

There is a few reasons this could be occuring:

#1First I would be checking the battery see if its dropped a cell or has a dead cell, you can do this by load testing it with a load tester or removing it and taking it into a battery specialist. if this is the case the battery will not accept a charge from the charging circuit...

#2 Check your wiring with a multimeter from the armature under the flywheel all the way back to your battery (also these models may have a regulator/rectifier that can be tested they have test values and can be checked by your local small engine repaier)

#3 If all your wiring is ok then you will have a problem with your armature this is located under the flywheel on your engine it has two seperate windings one for the charging of your battery and the other powers your headlights / elec magnetic clutch, the one for the charging will be unservicable these can be diffucult to access and test and is probably best done at your local small engine repair shop...

Hope this helps you out

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Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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