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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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When I engage the PTO switch,the motor dies,I have replaced

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When I engage the PTO switch,the motor dies,I have replaced the electric clutch and the PTO switch,but same problem. I have jumped from the battery directly to the clutch with the motor running and the clutch engages.What else can i do to figure out the
problem ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Seat switch and brake switch have to work together, or engine will be killed.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

http://www.manualslib.com/manual/150148/Sears-917-25148.html?page=31#manual

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is no change in the problem with the seat switch plugged in or unplugged
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
where is the break switch ?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Mounted on the frame where the brake pedal linkage hits it. But seat switch is the most common problem.