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JON, Small Engine Technician
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I have a cub cadet lt1042, 2007, which might have a PTO

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I have a cub cadet lt1042, 2007, which might have a PTO issue. It runs ok but if I stop the pto, after being warm, it takes a long time to re-engage. I put a new pto switch in and it seems to be same. Do I need to replace the PTO clutch? if so - do I need to put rope in spark plug cycliner to remove this?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: seems to be this summer
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I've read several of your tips - not sure if it addresses mine exactly
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 11 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 11 months ago.

Sounds like the electric PTO is going bad and needs to be replaced. Being as you stated it takes a while to get back to full speed, you can check the belts on deck, but I would say it is the PTO Clutch that is bad