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What are the internal adjustments for setting PTO and main clutch on my ford 3000 ?

PTO will not engage unless engine is stopped

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

All of the PTO functions are controlled by a combination of safety switches.
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(Noted this is a 3 cylinder diesel)

Any one of the three can cause the problem your having.
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