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Curtis B., Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Experience:  Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.
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I'm wondering if my 445 has a parking brake switch that will

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I'm wondering if my 445 has a parking brake switch that will keep it from starting?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: John Deere 445 , AM-121497
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: Thank you!
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It starts but not all of the time. I have power,and good battery connection's , that's about it so far ,I am trying to do it myself
JA: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No unless he has other questions
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Hi,let's see if we can work together to get to the root of your problem! will try my best to help!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

It has brake switch , seat switch and pto switch that will keep the starter from working. See diagram below.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my link? Please rate to close.