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I have a wire harness under the hood that I am trying to figure out where to connect to on a husgavarna riding. There is a place to connect horizontally and one vertically

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Replacing the throttle cable, so far just this weekend

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I started with replacing the clutch engagement cable, took the entire dash off the mower including the steering column, the steering column is back together except the wheel and clutch engagement cable

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

No, I removed the fuel tank and emptied it into other containers

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Do you have the model numbers for your mower? I would like to check for a wiring diagram. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Its a YTH 2042
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thank you for this information. I will check for a wiring diagram.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thank you Donald, I appreciate the help on this
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You are very welcome! Under your seat there are some numbers that begin with a 9 ... These numbers are specifically for your mower.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

I now have the correct wiring diagram. What color are the wires in the connectors you are inquiring about?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
blue and black, one horizontal connection and one vertical
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Does your mower have a hour meter?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
no it does not, I think this may have been attached to the underside of the throttle connection, but there is no logic for it.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Ok, I will check again ...

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Do you know if that connector was previously attached to something?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I believe it was, but I was waiting on the throttle cable for about a week and a half. it is possible it was just secured in the clutch engagement framing under the steering column
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Some YTH 2042 mowers have an optional hour meter and some does not. I do believe this is an auxiliary connector in place, in case you add an hour meter. Based upon your wiring diagram, only the hour meter would have a connector with a Blue wire and a Black wire.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

I would just secure these wires and continue with your repairs.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thank you Donald, I will attempt to secure it under the hood but will not worry about the connections then. I appreciate your time! Enjoy the rest of you Sunday!
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Awesome! You are very welcome! I do hope all goes well for you.

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