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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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Zero turn will not engage blades and shuts off when i try to

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Hustler zero turn will not engage blades and shuts off when i try to engage transmission
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Just started today
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes it runs good until I try to engage blades or levers to move the mower
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes if possible.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: That is it.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Your run circuit is not complete. Check the two arm switches, one may be stuck, which will keep circuit from completing, and will kill engine when arm is moved or pto is turned on. If either arm switch is not closed, engine will kill.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Did you find the problem?