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I have a deere L130 and the mower deck will not engage. Just

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I have a john deere...
I have a john deere L130 and the mower deck will not engage. Just before it no longer worked I could smell something burning. My belt on the mower deck appears to be fine. Do you know what this could be?
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: john deere L130 10 - 12 years old.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I'm having a hard time scheduling so I think so
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: don't think so...just made a burning smell and doesn't engage
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Bill McCusker, Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hello welcome to just answers.. Let's see if we can solve this together.. Do you have a lever or a button to engage The blades?
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It's elec...I have a yellow button
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I smelt something burning just before I lost the engagement.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The belts on the mower deck appear to be fine.
Technician: Bill McCusker, Mechanic replied 1 year ago
Have you checked all the pulleys
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Technician: Bill McCusker, Mechanic replied 1 year ago
If all is fine belts pullies everything is fine I would check your clutch.. Its might have failed..the small burning smell might have been the belt even if it looks good.. But something is bound up to stop the belts from turning..
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
How do I check the clutch?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
When I pull the yellow button to engage.....no sound. Doesn't even try.
Technician: Bill McCusker, Mechanic replied 1 year ago

No sound is a start.. that it might be no good.. Do you have a volt meter?

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