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Rzts 42 deck. 78 hrs on mower. This morning, the mower
Rzts 42 deck. 78 hrs on mower. This morning, the mower started cutting out during PTO engagement. Engine fine without blade engagement. Changed oil, oil filter, air cleaner, and fuel filter. Still sam… read more
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Curtis B.
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I just replace the PTO on a RZT 42 inch mower replaced the
i just replace the PTO on a RZT 42 inch mower replaced the belt and it was working fine mowed 90% of the lawn and then it stopped the blades dont turn when i engage it what can I look for … read more
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Curtis B.
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It's really not an engine question--my RTZ quit moving
It's really not an engine question--my RTZ quit moving forward--engine runs fine, PTO drives blades fine--I was mowing--forward motion stopped … read more
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Mower will no longer go forward or backard, cub cadet rtz 42
tt att tI was cutting and suddenly the blades stop . ichecked the belt and it was in tack. I got back on and the tractor would not start. I changed a 30 amp fuse, the tractor started but the pto would not engage.… read more
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I have a 2009 Cub rzt 42. After mowing awhile if I reverse
I have a 2009 Cub rzt 42. After mowing awhile if I reverse or if I turn the pto off it will not re-engage. If I let it sit for 10 mins or so I can resume and will run fine until I reverse or shut off … read more
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Curtis B.
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Cub Cadet RZT. 42". Two years old. No start when I turn the
Cub Cadet RZT. 42". Two years old. No start when I turn the key. Two lights lit up on control panel. Upper right and lower left right by PTO blade. I can send a pic. Tried 3 diff batteries. On lcd pan… read more
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I have a Cub Cadet RZT that will not turn over- it says the
I have a Cub Cadet RZT that will not turn over- it says the PTO is engaged, but the PTO knob is in in the disengaged position.… read more
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I have a toro mower model z16-42 (74330). the last time I put
I have a toro mower model z16-42 (74330). the last time I put up the mower I moved the throttle lever to slow. then turned the key to off and before it stopped running I pulled the PTO back on by mist… read more
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Pto switch will not cause blade to engage. Engine seem fine.
Pto switch will not cause blade to engage. Engine seem fine. Mower will drive and belt seems ok mower is series 1000 42 inch… read more
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PK.
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I have a RZT tractor mower. The mower blades stopped will
I have a RZT tractor mower. The mower blades stopped will I was mowing and now it seems like the pto button does not function. What can i do?… read more
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Troybilt colt rzt mower (model #17ae2acg011) blades will not
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I have a Cub Cadet LT1000 42 inch riding mower. I have a problem
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ive got a 1050 cub riding mower. it was running fine until
ive got a 1050 cub riding mower. it was running fine until 2 wks ago, got on it started it up fine then pulled pto button out to engage blades, it sputtered and the mower stopped. i tried to restart b… read more
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Curtis B.
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The clutch on my cub cadet 50 inch RZT wont engage. it makes
The clutch on my cub cadet 50 inch RZT wont engage. it makes intermittent grinding and snaping sounds when i pull the PTO switch and when the switch is off and the engine is revved up. when I look at … read more
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i have a troybilt mustang rzt 50 . Pto suddenly stopped engaging.
i have a troybilt mustang rzt 50". Pto suddenly stopped engaging. Changed pto switch, same result. I pulled the plug apart by the pto, with the mower running i jumped the pto with a wire from the hot … read more
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I have a Rzt 42 w/ a 17 hp Kohler. Was cutting for about hour,
I have a Rzt 42 w/ a 17 hp Kohler. Was cutting for about hour, then just shutdown & will not start. Have fuel feeding to carb.good. Plug has fire. Can anyone tell me what to look for?… read more
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I have an RZT 50. My PTO suddenly stopped working. The switch
I have an RZT 50. My PTO suddenly stopped working. The switch seems to be OK, as the light goes on when trying to start the motor with the switch engaged. Any ideas?… read more
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What causes the mower to stop cutting while mowing, the blades
What causes the mower to stop cutting while mowing, the blades seemed to sputter then stop mowing even though there was plenty of power from the engine. The main belt on the mower deck seems tight as … read more
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