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Cub Cadet mower starts but blades will not turn on. Checked the ground wire it was ok. Also replaced PTO switch that was not the problem. Any suggestions?

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Chances are your blades are activated by a vacuum system. Often times that vacuum switch goes bad and has to be replaced.

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