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My mz 7227 zero turn mower dies when I engage the PTO, what

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my mz 7227 zero turn mower dies when I engage the PTO, what is wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is***** will be assisting you.This sounds like you have a bad seat safety switch. Does the machine die as soon as you engage the PTO switch? Or does it run for a short time and then die?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dies as soon as I engage the PTO
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there a way to bypass the switch?
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.
It definitely sounds like a seat safety switch issue.How many wires go to your seat switch?What color is the seat switch(gray or black)?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
two wires, grey switch
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.
Sorry for delay in responding back to you.You can unhook the wires and tie them together or put a jumper in between them and try to see if you can then operate the machine properly.