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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Mtd machine riding mower as soon as you try to engage the

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mtd machine riding mower as soon as you try to engage the pto handle it cuts off
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you.

Does the machine operate properly otherwise? Can you drive the machine around?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.

It could be that your carburetor jetting is partially stopped up so that the engine can't get enough fuel to continue to run under the extra load.

It could be that the engine is low on compression so that when you apply the additional load it just will not run.

Does the engine start easily?