Question about Garden

1 Answer

The blades begin to engage when i try to start the engine and the clutch is off!! The engine wont start as a result! please help!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Renaissance:

    An user who is expert in 3 categories / brands.

  • Master
  • 1,917 Answers

Your engine probably sheared the flywheel key replace it but the blades engageing on there on is a big problem check blade clutch make sure its not stuck in the on position engaged

Posted on Jun 07, 2014

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: have a cub zero turn 52 inch cut the blades wont

sounds like one of three possible problems ....one - there are safety switches that prevent engagement of the blades,,,,,two - the electric switch which engages the electric clutch blade pulley is bad....or three - the electric clutch blade pulley assembly is bad.....first.....make sure all ur connections are tight to the safety switches and electric clutchblade pulley.....then, if your able to read and follow a wiring diagram, get the wiring diagram for your tractor and a 12 volt probe light (with probe point end) with a ground lead....first, ground the clamp end to the frame and probe at the electric pulley clutch plug to see if power is getting there...if not...follow the wiring diagram to the next switch location the power lead comes from....if one side of the swtich shows power and the other side doesn't with the switch in the correct run position....then the switch or connection is bad.....if it probes okay...go to the next switch....follow this logic from both sides of the from the electric pulley blade clutch plug until you isolate the switch or plug problem....if everythin tested is good....then it's the electric clutch pulley assembly that need replacing.....hope this helps.....

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

moretons
  • 155 Answers

SOURCE: saxon lawn star 15.5 hp. Blades wont engage

Hi you may need to adjust the clutch the recomended clearence is 10 thou you use a feeler guage in the holes on all three sides and adjust the 3 nuts in

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

  • 579 Answers

SOURCE: swisher 44" mower starts and runs but engine bogs

The engine in this machine seems to be powerful. If you can remove the belt from the pulley that drives the blade. Try turning the pulley buy hand. If it turns tight or not at all this is your problem. The unit that is the pulley to blade assembly is seized or ready to seize. Sometimes they are designed to be taken apart and repaired, and sometimes they are not. Did you check for a grease fitting within the pulley to blade unit?
I would like to hear how this works out for you. Best of luck.

Posted on Jun 14, 2011

2strokeJim
  • 577 Answers

SOURCE: I have a 60" Lesco

If it were me I would check the PTO switch with it running and use a dvm or test light to see if switch is working or defective , you could just have a bad wire connector at the switch or at PTO clutch ....look for discoloration or spread terminals, good luck

Posted on Aug 01, 2011

  • 6468 Answers

SOURCE: my stx 46 quits running when I disengage the clutch

check the safety switches

Posted on Apr 10, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Mowers shuts off when I engage the pto switch, I jumped all of the safety switches,put new pto switch on, belt and pulleys are fine! Please help


Craftsman Garden Tractor 917.28746 Engine shuts off when ...

www.shopyourway.com > Manage My Life > Questions
Craftsman Garden Tractor 917.28746 Engine shuts off when engaging mower deck. 917.28746 ... Then start the tractor and pull the pto button out. If the engine ...

Why does my engine die when the blade is engaged ... - iFixit

https://www.ifixit.com/.../Why+does+my+engine+die+when+the+bl...

iFixitI have an older Murray riding lawn mower, whenever I engage the mower the engine dies, otherwise it runs .... My dr feild brush mower ... cuts off when I engage theblades. ... My Huskee only shut off once I put it in drive with the blade engage.

Riding Lawn Mower Problem - Dies when PTO engaged - GardenWeb

forums2.gardenweb.com > Garden Forums > Tractors
Apr 28, 2008 - When I pull the switch to engage the PTO, the engine bogs down real ...off I can keep the engine running with the mower engaged then it is fine ... Riding mower cuts out
May 18, 2010
mower dies when I let off the clutch
Sep 19, 2008
pto on Cub Cadet will not stay engaged...
Apr 6, 2008
Craftsman Mower deck (clutch) Won't engage
Jul 1, 2006
More results from forums2.gardenweb.com

Dec 29, 2015 | Garden

1 Answer

Blades will not disengage.Ok when first started but will not completely disengage.


Need Make/Model/Year/Engine Model/Deck Size, and hours on meter if you have one. A short description of the events preceding the beginning of the problem is also helpful.

Electric clutch? Possible the mating surfaces of the clutch are scored and not easily dis-engaging until they stop and cool.

Mar 16, 2015 | Garden

2 Answers

Scotts L2048 lawn tractor deck wont engage


You need to check the wires from the clutch, with the ignition on pull the pto switch out there should be a 12 volt supply at the wires if not replace the pto switch, if you have 12 volts then it is the clutch itself, they are not realy repairable, so may need a replacment.

Jul 16, 2013 | Garden

1 Answer

Blades wont engage


Check for power to the clutch from the switch or could be a bad relay

Jun 16, 2013 | Husqvarna Lawn Tractor - 54in. Deck, 26...

1 Answer

Blades don't engage


Check the drive belt for the blades

Jul 22, 2009 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

2 Answers

My blades wont engage and just hear click sound?


No permanent solution, but you probably can get by once by "riding" the clutch engagement lever - pushing it only part way forward and holding onto it.

Jun 27, 2009 | Cub Cadet Street Sign- tractor lawn riding...

1 Answer

Mower blades engages but when I stop to empty grass they will not


yes it is there is one under the seat & under the dash & there is also one connected to the clutch/ brake peddle which is more than likely the one giving you problems is the clutch/brake peddle switch

Jun 22, 2009 | Craftsman 24 Hp 48" Deck Yard Tractor

1 Answer

Pto willl not engage


Hi mate, Although my trade is repairing turfcare machinery, I have no experience with this model, so I will try my best. Firstly, the clicking you hear will probably be the electric clutch engaging/dissengaging. Firstly, see if you can get the clicking with engine off, keyswitch in first position/on/lights on dash. You may have to place something heavy on the seat and have traction pedal in neutral. MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT ENGAGE THE STARTER MOTOR/START THE ENGINE THROUGHT THIS!

Now have a look under the footwell on top of the deck and try to determine where the clicking is coming from, there will be a clutch there somewhere joining the engine drive pulley to a deck pulley, Also at this point check that both belts are on and with the ENGINE OFF! spin the blade/blades with your hand and ensure that the deck belts are not slipping on the deck pulleys. If they are you will need to establish where the tensioning system is. (Sorry i know pretty vague)

Back to the Clutch, once you establish where it is, engage the blades ENGINE OFF! and you should feel a greater resistance turning the blades as you are now turning the engine as well, beware though, it is theoretically possible to start the engine by doing this, but you will almost certainly not be able to spin the blades that quickly by hand.

If it is clicking to engage but not turning the engine pulley when spinning the blades by hand, then try tapping the clutch lightly as it may not be fully dissengaging.

I would put money on it being either one of the belts coming off/snapping, the blades jamming or the clutch not engaging fully.

If you find that the clicking is not the clutch engaging and its actually getting no power to the clutch then you need to go back to the pto switch and go through all safety switches! (good luck, it usually ends up with me bypassing them or running a new cable to the switch,then, smoke, shouting, swearing etc etc!) Either not advisable.

In doing all this you should have been able to have determined the problem be it one that I have mentioned or another.

Hope this helps,
Chris.

May 30, 2009 | Husqvarna 23 Hp 48" Deck Yard Tractor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

61 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2475 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

10993 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...