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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Deere 455 quit while mowing. Tractor is electrically dead,

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John Deere 455 quit while mowing. Tractor is electrically dead, turning the key does nothing - no fuel pump, fuel-shutoff solenoid, no sound at all. Battery and connections check out. TM shows a "fusible link" but I can't locate it on the tractor.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: I think it was a week yesterday when it died.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If possible, it's a bear to move without power.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I pulled and reinstalled all the fuses I can see, all appeared to be good.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Small Engine Technician about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Fusible links show to be on the positive side of the starter solenoid, wires going to keyswitch and such. See diagram.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Did you find problem?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, after spending Saturday and Sunday going through the diagnostic procedures in the TCM, I gave up and took it to the dealer this morning.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

!! OK>