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While mowing the engine begin to cut out as if running out
while mowing the engine begin to cut out as if running out of gas. there was gas in tank, then the blades stopped turning as if the control was pushed down. After stopping the engine now it will not s… read more
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I have a Cub Cadet 54" ST1. When I turn the key it makes a
I have a Cub Cadet 54" ST1. When I turn the key it makes a high pitched noise but won't turn over. I've already replaced the solenoid and the battery and it still continues with the same issue. … read more
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Curtis B.
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I have a cub cadet 2730that has been sitting in a shed
I have a cub cadet 2730that has been sitting in a shed for a couple of years. I tried to start it and nothing happens. I replaced the battery and I still get nothing. No crank, no start, no lights, no… read more
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Cub cadet 2130 from 1994. I replaced the starter and did up
cub cadet 2130 from 1994. I replaced the starter and did up the connections right but when I try to start it, the solenoid does not kick in. The new motor spins if I short the power lugs but it doesn'… read more
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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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Cub cadet gt 2050. Was using it to bag leaves and ran it 35
Cub cadet gt 2050. Was using it to bag leaves and ran it for about 35 minutes, off and on to stop and empty bagger. Then after emptying the triple bagger, one time. The engine would not turn over or s… read more
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I have a 2010 Cub Cadet LTX 1045. Wont start. I was cutting
I have a 2010 Cub Cadet LTX 1045. Won't start. I was cutting gas and went to back up and mower shut off because I did not have the reverse cut switched on (no red light on ignition switch). As the eng… read more
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I have a 7274 cub cadet tractor and it will not start. Hard
I have a 7274 cub cadet tractor and it will not start. Hard issues before with battery but that has been replaced. Now my issue is that in the dash there are no lights and I can't start the thing. It … read more
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Hi My cub cadet just wont fire, not even a click when the
Hi My cub cadet just won't fire, not even a click when the key is turned. We have checked the battery, that is not the problem, we even tried to start the mower whilst using jumper leads, still nothin… read more
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replaced the battery in my cub cadet 1300. tested the battery,
replaced the battery in my cub cadet 1300. tested the battery, voltage is 12.7 volts. turn the key, motor doesn't turn over. Battery indicator light comes on when i turn the key, but the motor does no… read more
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End of last season I drove my cub cadet into the garage, parked
End of last season I drove my cub cadet into the garage, parked it and went into the house (in other words, it was running fine). Today I tried to start it for the first time since and it won't start.… read more
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my cub cadet LT 1554 has no lights on dash when I turn the
my cub cadet LT 1554 has no lights on dash when I turn the key on, battery is good, can jump across solenoid and crank engine but no start, have had no other problems with this machine, it is a Kohler… read more
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Im having trouble with my Cub Cadet 360 turn radius mower.
I'm having trouble with my Cub Cadet 360 turn radius mower. The engine will start, but the blades won't spin. There doesn't appear to be an obstruction. Any ideas what might be the trouble?… read more
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Jeremy R.
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Got a Cub Cadet RZT 50.....wont start. Have new key switch.
Got a Cub Cadet RZT 50.....won't start. Have new key switch. Handles are in neutral position. PTO is disengaged. Sitting in seat with brake engaged......engaging starter, I get nothing.....not even a … read more
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Curtis B.
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Cub Cadet ltx1050kw Only 12 hours. Will not start. PTO off,
Cub Cadet ltx1050kw Only 12 hours. Will not start. PTO off, I'm in the seat, gas ok. Turn key, battery light on the dash lights up, not the others. It does not turn over. There is a noise, high pitch.… read more
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I was mowing with my club cadet 3204 and after about 3 hours
I was mowing with my club cadet 3204 and after about 3 hours I stopped for lunch. I turned off the mower but when I cam out after lunch it would not start. I turned the key and nothing would happen. T… read more
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I own a Cub Cadet 1863 18HP kohler. Nothing happens when I
I own a Cub Cadet 1863 18HP kohler. Nothing happens when I turn on the switch and try to start it. I replaced the battery (new). I replaced the relay switch and still there are no lights or response t… read more
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I have trouble starting my 1991 Cub Cadet model 1535. Apparently,
I have trouble starting my 1991 Cub Cadet model 1535. Apparently, even when the PTO clutch switch is turned off the PTO is not completely disengaged. Recently when I turned the key the "disengage PTO"… read more
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