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F725 PTO gear box bottom seal leaked and went dry. The box locked up and killed the engine. I removed the gear box and freed it up in a vise, but it feels rough when turning it. JD wants over $600 for a new one and that's there only option. Are there any alternatives, reman's or rebuild shops--- ?

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SOURCE: husqvarna 2448 pto switch kills engine,bldes

try unplugging the pto, start the mower, then engage the pto switch. If the fuse still blows trouble is somewhere in the mowers wiring if not the ploblem lies in the pto. hope this helps

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: JD 6400 tractor, PTO light flashes when engaged

The most likely problem is the pto solenoid valve on the rear of the tractor.It could be the speed sensor but you won't know until you get the codes read by the dealer.I have had to replace the b.c.u. for this problem but it is not common.

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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SOURCE: when I engage the pto clutch, it does not

If your talking about the mower blades, it can be a weak battery.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

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Posted on Jul 23, 2011

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SOURCE: When I engage the PTO

yes it could be that or the cluch switch

Posted on Aug 29, 2011

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