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I have a Cub Cadet 3184 and the blades will engage when you

Customer Question

I have a Cub Cadet 3184 and the blades will engage when you hold the lever up but when you let go they stop. I'm trying to help a neighbor out who lost her husband recently.
Help please ,
Thanks Dan
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Sounds like the safety switch for it is bad. Let me get the repair manual for you

Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

http://www.manualslib.com/manual/33969/Cub-Cadet-3184.html What is the model number listed under the seat?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No tag under the seat All the information I got is 3184 all shaft drive. She is not home right now.
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

I would check the safety switch and also check the return spring. it could be either of the 2.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i will give it a check
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Not a problem. Hopefully it will be an easy fix for you. Let me know if I can do anything further. Please RATE me as I strive to be the BEST, ***** ***** ratings help me to ACHIEVE this GOAL!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you give me a wiring drawing that tells me where these switches are?
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

http://manuals.mtdproducts.com/mtd/Public.do?langId=-1&BrandCode=10051

enter your model and serial number and it will give you everything you will need. or send me the info and I will pull them for you