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I have a x300r, she starts and runs fine but the blades

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Hi, I have a x300r...
Hi, I have a x300r, she starts and runs fine but the blades won't start! I used it as normal, parked it up, went to it 4 days later and nothing when I lift the pto switch, my hearing is not good, but my wife assures me there is no clicking sound coming from the pto area.
I have tested the safety switches, ie got out of the seat with brake on and off, tried to start engine without brake depressed and tried to start engine with pto switch up, all seem to ok.
Kind regards
Phil
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago
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Deere uses a relay to keep pto on. It has two relays, # ***** , one is the pto relay.

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Relays are the same, you could swap for test, or follow wire colors for pto.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hi Curtis, I followed the wires from pto to relay, swapped them over, still no power at pto, then followed other relay, which goes to brake switch and blocked chute sensor, so presumably they need to work in tandem? Is there anyway of short circuiting one or testing them?
Phil
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Relay has diagram on the side. Use volt/ohm meter to test.

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Have you checked for voltage at the clutch harness?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Both relays seem to test ok, there are two wires which come out of the clutch into a block connector, I'm testing for voltage at that point, but still no power
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Follow wire colors from the clutch connection and see where they go. Wires may be damaged!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I've checked all visible wires along the whole of the wiring loom, no damaged wires.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you follow the wire colors?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I followed the wire colours and checked all others that were visible also
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you probe the wires for voltage?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I've tested at every block connector and relay, can't get voltage at any of the pto wires.
The wires are as follows, a red and a black from clutch, into a block connector, then leave as a blue and a black, black then goes to common connector with 3 other blacks, two then go one to each relay and the third goes to pressure switch.
The blue goes to a relay, another blue leaves the relay and goes to the pressure switch, I can't get voltage at any of these points. I have the ignition key in run position, but engine not running, the brake off, the pto switch engaged and the wife sat in the seat.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Battery voltage to the pto switch? Power has to be there, before it goes to relay or clutch.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
power at the pto switch
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Power out?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Power out on the grey wire which goes to the electronic control unit, nothing out on the blue wire, the two purple wires are reading 200 mv, not sure what that's all about! I've broken the end off my voltmeter so will need to get another one tomorrow after work, will be in touch then.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

OK

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