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I have a cub cadet rzt that every time I turn the ignition on it blows a fuse

I have a cub cadet rzt zero turn lawn mower that every time I go to turn the ignition on it automatically blows the fuse what or why is causing it to blow the fuse?

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Someplace, somewhere... the insulation on a wire is rubbed away and the wire is touching ground. It will NOT be easy to track down.

I've known some people to track that sort of problem down by bypassing the fuse and just seeing which wire catches fire. I don't advise that, since it may be inside a wire loom and catch a LOT of wires on fire, and you may end up with the whole mower catching fire.

Time to either get really familiar with a multimeter or find someone who's good with electrical stuff to dig through your mower.

Posted on Jun 07, 2014

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when the fuse blows check for hot wires it seems to have a short somewhere hardist thing to find. look for naked spots on wires or pinched wires .

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SOURCE: pto blows the fuse everytime i engage it on my rzt

Wire harness for the PTO on the RZT's is designed dangerously near the drive pulley. After time, the harness drops and comes in contact with the pulley which grinds through the coating and shorts out the circuit. Repair (tape up) the wiring, relocate the the wire to the opposite side of the crank pulley (may have to zip-tie in place) - shouldn't be a problem anymore.

Posted on Sep 09, 2011

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