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John deere la115. Motor dies when engaging deck

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John deere la115. Motor dies when engaging deck
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 1 year ago.
The usual problem when this happens is that the seat switch is not working. It is telling the system that nobody is sitting on the seat..
this happens if the seat switch is bad or is not being contacted or pushed in far enough. You also could have a wire that has come off or is broken.