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Vermeer 1250 The start push button you have hold it all the

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vermeer 1250 wood chipper The start push button you have hold it all the time to keep it running why
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
What engine? Check the fuel shutoff solenoid , Most diesels have a shutoff solenoid with two circuits, three wires. The primary circuit is energized when key is in start position, and pulls the solenoid into the hold position. The secondary circuit, is the hold for the solenoid and is energized as soon as the switch is turned on and stays on till switch is turned off, to kill engine. If you have power to the solenoid when key is on, likely the solenoids secondary coil is bad and will not hold the solenoid open.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
shutoff is a two wire set up one is hot when button is push
i think this is 2001 vermeer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1996 is the year it is.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
the solenoid has to have voltage to it, to keep engine running. If there is no voltage to the solenoid with the key on, look for relay, between key and solenoid. Follow wire colors back from the solenoid, looking for small square relay.