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I have a 903lt Lawnflite and the engine stalls every time I try to engage the cutters by lowering the engaging lever. What am I doing wrong or how do I correct the problem. The Lawnmower starts and drives perfectly well. Thanks Ian

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Use higher revs,
ensure you are not in reverse
get mower moving first then once driving forward then engage blades

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

  • dbo4ner May 27, 2011

    Complied with above direction but engine stalled. Where is the Deck lowing arm safety switch locacted ?

  • stevemet Jun 27, 2011

    Silly question...but do you have the grass collector on the back? The blades won't engage unless it is fitted.

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