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I have a n stx38 lawn mower and when i engage the pto it…

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I have a n...

I have a n stx38 lawn mower and when i engage the pto it kills the motor

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

I'll have to find the number and model

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

The only thing i've done so far is looking at the belt and drive it seems that the mower when blades are engaged it over loads the motor like maybe blade brakes are engaged

Submitted: 4 years ago.Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 4 years ago
Wayne
Wayne, Journeyman
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Hi, I'm Wayne.

I'll be assisting you with this issue today.

What you are describing is a safety switch has failed

it has 3 switches

Seat, PTO, and Brake switch

locate them and use an OHM meter on the terminals and then push the button on the switch

to make sure you are getting contact if no replace the switch

I hope this helps you

Wayne

My goal is to give you the best experience possible.

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If you need more assistance, please use the reply box and let me know.​

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