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DTY 4000 tractor dies when engaging pto, new

DTY 4000 tractor dies when engaging pto, new belt, spring, blades and now a new PTO switch. No clogging and blades turn freely.

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  • terryeriggs Apr 30, 2010

    Thank you, That worked

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Checked switch and relay have new relay, PTO will not come on relay bypassed then blows fuse

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Hi,
This is just a suggestion. Try pulling the choke out about one third to one half and then engage the PTO. Sometimes the air idle adjust screw port gets a tiny speck of debris in it. If with the choke partially out and the PTO engages the just grab a screwdriver and turn the air idle mixture screw counter clockwise a hair.

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