Question about Craftsman 20 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

1 Answer

FUSE BLOWS WHEN BLADES ARE ENGAGED CRAFTSMAN MODEL # 917.27686

WHEN i ENGAGE THE BLADES THE FUSE BLOWS

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 62 Answers

Most probably you have a wire shorting to the frame of your mower.

Trace (follow) the wires from the switch, checking for any frayed, burned, or bare wires.

Repair as needed.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Does model # 917.276021 have a mower lock out on the transmission


The PTO when engaged draws a lot of power from the battery. Check the battery for proper voltage. If your battery is low or say 1/2 charge, it will never engage the blades and will die every time you try to engage the blades.

Aug 04, 2014 | Craftsman Garden

1 Answer

Craftsman 19.5hp 42 in deck lawn tractor blows 20amp fuse when blades are engaged replaced fuse happened again


Inspect the wiring safety switch that is at the bottom of the lever.Thanks for asking and I hope this helps out.Please leave me 4 thumbs up.

Jul 13, 2010 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

1 Answer

Craftsman 18hp riding mower runs & stalls when engage the blades


motor off= deck engaed turn blade should turn motor and belt fairly easy, NO remove the belt from the motor pulley with deck engaged blades should turn freely.
most decks have breaks on the pullies so if the deck is not engaged the break will be on

May 27, 2017 | Craftsman Garden

2 Answers

46" craftsman lawn tractor shuts off when engaging


check the wire from your clutch to were it plugs in. should be on your right side. some have a yellow cover. make sure the wire is not broken. check under your deck and make sure you don't have a large grass build up

Oct 13, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

1 Answer

Craftsman riding mower noise when blades engaged


With blades on and engine off reach under and wiggle each blade up and down. If you have excess play you will need bearings.

Aug 12, 2009 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

3 Answers

42 inch Craftsman blades won't engage


model 917258862 mower was given to me. sat outside numerous years. I've managed to get it to start run and drive, but cant get blades to engage. don't know what the wires are for or do that go to some sort of pulley attached to the bottom of motor. can somebody help me pls ?

Jun 13, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

1 Answer

Craftsman 18.5 42'' mower, blades won't engage


You deffinately have a loose wire or connection coming off that switch,youll have to investigate to find out where it is.

Mar 24, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

1 Answer

Craftsman 18.5 briggs/str 42''won't cut


It sounds to me like a very loose belt or very worn out belt and also an adjustment problem.

Mar 24, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Craftsman 20 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model Logo

328 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Craftsman Garden Experts

Dean Gruber

Level 2 Expert

110 Answers

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2475 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...