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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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Tried to jumper rio switch. Did not work. Connected back to

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Tried to jumper rio switch. Did not work. Connected back to rio switch. Cuts off mower as quick as you start engine
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: D130. Is 2 months old
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Took wires off of rio switch and used a jumper
JA: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: How do I get mower to run again when blade is engaged
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 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 2 months ago.

Seat switch or brake switch are the two most common parts to cause engine to die, when blades are engaged. Check the switches and harness connections to them.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

It will not be the RIO switch!