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Ranwell1, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  I Own a Lawn Mower Sales and service business (37years). Have 2-cycle and 4-cycle certification.
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I have a fairly new John Deere 1025R tractor. It just started

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I have a fairly new John Deere 1025R tractor. It just started this. Engine starts fine in neutral, as soon as you put it in gear it dies. No pto's on, Checked Oil, air filters, temp is fine, what should I look for?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
please call if possible
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 1 year ago.
The usual cause of this is a bad seat switch. The seat switch is supposed to let the engine know that nobody is sitting on the seat and kill the engine. If the seat switch is bad, then it will cause the engine to have no spark and it will die when you put it in gear. or other operations.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how do you check the seat switch to see if that is it. Can you put a jumper wire on it to by-pass it to check it out
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 1 year ago.
Yes, you usually jumper the two wires in the seat switch cable together and see if that fixes the problem. So not use the mower that way as the mower will not shut off if you fall off the seat.
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 1 year ago.
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