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Need troubleshooting help with my Deere LA130 lawn tractor.
Hello. Need troubleshooting help with my John Deere LA130 lawn tractor. Was mowing year when the mower deck shut off. Engine still running. PTO would not re engage. Noticed that the seat safety switch… read more
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I was cutting the yard, 2/3 finished and the deck quit
I was cutting the yard, 2/3 finished and the deck quit turning. I replaced the pto switch and the pto clutch assy. The deck turns freely, no binding and the bearings are quiet. Checked the brake switc… read more
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Deere l120 quits when pto is engaged tested all switches
john deere l120 quits when pto is engaged tested all switches seem ok replaced pto switch problem persisted replaced seat switch n … read more
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My jd 111 when I engage the PTO it shuts down the motor.
my jd 111 when I engage the PTO it shuts down the motor. What do I need to look for? … read more
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Deere L120. When I engage the PTO engine RPM drops to almost
John Deere L120. When I engage the PTO engine RPM drops to almost a stall. Also the seat safety switch is not working … read more
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I have an l120 deere tractor. I was mowing today no problem
I have an l120 john deere tractor. I was mowing today no problem then noticed half way theu that the blades were no longer engaging. It appears the saftey switch on the seat is working because if i ha… read more
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The cutting blades on my L120 lawn mower will not rotate
The cutting blades on my L120 lawn mower will not rotate when I engage the electric PTO switch. All drive belts and pulleys are in good condition and can be manually moved/rotated without resistance.… read more
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Deer Lx172 Tractor Starts but shuts down when shifted into
John Deer Lx172 Tractor Starts but shuts down when shifted into gear Transmission interlock switch tested with meter, working -Closed in Neutral , open when shifted into gear, No visible damage to wir… read more
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When my john deere l120 engages the blades it shuts off it
When my john deere l120 engages the blades it shuts off it also shuts off when you try to go foward… read more
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Answers from Two Experts requested: I have a John Deere L120 riding mower. When I engage
I have a John Deere L120 riding mower. When I engage the PTO switch the mower dies. There is a whining noise that seems to come from the lower fire wall area?? I just had the clutch replaced but it di… read more
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I have a John Deere L110. After attaching my snow blower (perhaps
I have a John Deere L110. After attaching my snow blower (perhaps unrelated), I'm running into an electrical problem. The engine stalls after brake is released. I replaced the seat safety switch and t… read more
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John Deere Riding mower L120 Blades wont engage. Replace
John Deere Riding mower L120 Blades won't engage. Replace seat switch, pto switch and mower clutch. Engine will kill if seat switch is not depressed as design. But nothing to get blades to engage.… read more
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Deere L120 automatic-Blades will only engage if i get up off
john deere L120 automatic-Blades will only engage if i get up off of seat then motor dies,When i go in reverse and hold in yellow reverse button it runs fine and blade engages.When i disconnect the se… read more
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I have a John Deere L110, While snow blowing the motor died.
I have a John Deere L110, While snow blowing the motor died. It would then only stay running if the brake petal was depressed. The motor dies if the brake petal is released please help. Thanks… read more
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I have a John Deere L120, My PTO wont run but will try to
I have a John Deere L120, My PTO won't run but will try to when you get off the seat, then engine would shot down. Do you know what's wrong?… read more
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I have a Deere 430 Garden tractor. Engine runs, no problem,
I have a John Deere 430 Garden tractor. Engine runs, no problem, but when I was mowing it suddenly quit. Got it started, but when I moved it out of stop into gear the engine wants to die, or if I try … read more
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I have a John Deere GT 235 the 54 mower quit today while I
I have a John Deere GT 235 the 54"mower quit today while I was mowing the pto switch seems to work as if I get off of the mower while the brake is on the sear safety switch turns off the motor when th… read more
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I have a 2005 John Deere Model L120 with 54 hrs. When I pull
I have a 2005 John Deere Model L120 with 54 hrs. When I pull the electric switch to engage the blades, the engine shuts off immediately. The switch tested O.K. with a voltmeter. Everything else seems … read more
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