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Electric lawn mower tripped the circuit breaker.

I have an electric mower which half way through a job slowly stopped working. I looked around and found the circuit breaker was tripped. I thought it might have overheated so I stopped it for the day. The next day I tried again and it started but quickly stopped and tripped the breaker again. Any advice would be appreciated.

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I suggest you check under the mower to see if grass has built up on the under side of the deck. this will cause a drag on the blade that is transfered to the motor and will cause it to pop the breaker. Cleaning the deck should fix it. Good Luck!

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Motor brushes worn out.Change them.

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