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Model 2554 runs fine until blades are engaged then it cuts out.

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Sounds like your seat/safety switch is malfunctioning. Try running a loop wire by unplugging it from the seat and connecting a wire from one terminal to the other to complete the circuit

Posted on Oct 12, 2013

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SOURCE: 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.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 18 hp craftsman 2 44 inch cut engine dies when blades engage.

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Check wires going to safety switch under seat.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Stalls when engage blades in forward, but cuts fine in reverse

Did you try to disengage the safety feature that should shut the tractor off when the blades are engaged and the tractor is placed in reverse? I believe that it is located under the shift leaver

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Craftsman GT5000: Dies when switch is pulled to engage blades

I have the same tractor. If you have the transmission in <reverse> this will happen every time. It's a safety feature. Be sure the tractor is in <neutral> or one of the 6 forward gears.

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Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Craftsman zero turn - blades won't engage

The PTO switch contacts to operate the clutch that starts the blades is defective. I have replaced mine and the new one just failed again. Sears must know this is a defect problem but so far they are quiet about the problem

Posted on Nov 24, 2010

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My Husqvarna LGT 2554 deck hung up on high spot mowing. Turned off deck & mower pushed by hand. Engaged deck,started to mow, wound to stop. Belts fine. Pull up on knob to engage, you get nothing.


The engine runs but the blades do not engage? Make sure the wire connecting the electric clutch is still plugged in. If all is connected and the belt is really fine, there is a problem with either the electric clutch or PTO switch.

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Sounds like you still have PTO switch in the on position which would prevent the starter circuit from working.

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Remove deck belt from blade pulleys and Tri to spin blades by hand. If they don't spin freely, you probably need new spindle bearings but if you do need a new spindle I would replace the whole spindle housing... Just make sure the one (s) you buy has housing, spindle, bearings, nut and washer.

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I still think its a seat switch issue, many seat switch block connecters have fail safes in them should they come away from the switch, it is difficult to by pass these as they will earth out as soon as you pull it away from the switch

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My LGT 2554 Husgvarna mower engine tends to die when the mower blades are engaged. When the engine runs with the blades off at low idle it is ok. When you advance the throttle fast to full it loses power...


A common problem on the 21 & 23HP models is bent valve push rods on one cylinder. With this the engine runs and seems fine, albeit a bit quieter, until you put a load on it like engaging the blades which causes it to nearly die. So you may want to eliminate this as a possibility by running the engine with one plug wire removed and then the other. If it runs with one wire on alone, but not with the other wire on alone, then you have a nonworking cylinder even though it is receiving spark. Just a thought.

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Safety switch at seat or reverse. Mower will cut of when blades are engaged if you get off the seat or put into reverse. Check these switches for stuck on, damaged, disconnected, or just plain broke. Good luck.

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Stalls when engage blades in forward, but cuts fine in reverse


Did you try to disengage the safety feature that should shut the tractor off when the blades are engaged and the tractor is placed in reverse? I believe that it is located under the shift leaver

May 14, 2009 | Mtd Garden

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