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I have a raptor 42 inch mower that the mower blades will not…

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I have a hustler...

I have a hustler raptor 42 inch mower that the mower blades will not start. The belt appears to be intact. the mower tractor runs but it won't mow.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

The tractor starts but the mower blades won't engage. It has fuel

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Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago
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Sounds like it is either a PTO switch issue or the clutch has gone out. I would check all the wires from the switch to the clutch itself if none of the wires are broken or bear you can remove the switch and test the switch for continuity. Or you can put power to the clutch directly
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago
With the machine in the on position but not running when you engage the PTO switch can you hear the clutch clicking
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