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Posted by Anonymous on
Try running it up on some ramps so you can get access to the underside of the deck. With the engine OFF, see if the mower blades will rotate. Use a hose and do a good clean up of the underside. Check to see if there is a blade brake on any of the pulleys and make sure that it is linked properly so that it releases when you try to engage the blades.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
SOURCE: engine cutting off
Depends on how it cuts off. If it gradually slows down over a few minutes or surges, it's likely the carburetor needs to be cleaned and rebuilt. But if it's an immediate cut off, it's likely to be a safety switch such as the one that shuts down the engine when you get off the seat if the mower is running. Sometimes this happens frequently to a light person who bounces on the seat when mowing.
Posted on Jun 07, 2009
you need to start with your electric clutch and then backwards to your idler pulleys and deck spindles and bearings.
your electric clutch should almost stop the blades instantly when disengaged ,check the center bolt in the clutch to be sure it is tight also
remove the belt from the electric clutch and energize clutch any noise? sometimes the bearing goes bad in the clutch itself.
check all of your 3 spindles for noise and loose. remove belt and spin by hand and listen for quiet and they should turn free with no binding
check blade tightness
any item the belt goes around needs to be looked at for secure and operable.
Posted on Jun 09, 2009
Check to make sure there is no obstruction in the blades or on top of the deck where the belt goes. Also check that your pulleys turn freely and that a bearing didn't freeze up.
Let me know if this helps.
Posted on Aug 08, 2009
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