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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a cub cadet 1042 garden tractor. the mower will not

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I have a cub cadet 1042 garden tractor. the mower will not engage when the knob is pulled. it just started doing this in the middle of mowing today.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Do you have a voltmeter to see if the switch has voltage? Did it happen after you backing up? The reverse switch can cut out the blade operation and if the switch sticks, the circuit is open. Can you test the clutch by taking two jumper wires direct from the battery to the clutch, to see if the magnet engages?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is there an inline fuse?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Nofuse for pto!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Cub Cadet(###) ###-####(replaces(###) ###-####P.T.O. Relay
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
But it has a rely!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
relay
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
will look further in am. it's 1030pm here now. thank you.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
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