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I have a 1987 deere 430 diesel lawn and garden tractor.it…

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I have a 1987 john deere 430 diesel lawn and garden tractor.it starts right up but as soon as i move the hydrostatic lever it shuts down.

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Hello.Ihave a 1987 john deere 430 diesel lawn and garden tractor.It starts right up but as soon as i move the hydrostatic lever it shuts down.

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago
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PTO switches off? Seat switch working? The tractor sees the issue as (no one in the seat) so as soon as you try to move, it kills the engine. Check all the safety witches.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the PTO Switch is off and seat switch is working.There are other safety switches?
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

https://partscatalog.deere.com/jdrc/sidebyside/equipment/62402/referrer/navigation/pgId/28225351

Brake switch and a time delay module, along with the pto and seat. Is seat two wire or three or four wire harness?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It has two prongs if that's what you mean.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

So it is just  a two wire switch , used for start only.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is that the time delay module that the lever touches when in neutral.Looks like a bear to get to.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

That's it.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
what's the chances of it being that?
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

Has to be a switch or the timer.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok.Thank you Curtis for your help.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 year ago

Thank you.

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