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I have a Cub Cadet GT1554 lawn mower. The PTO Clutch will
I have a Cub Cadet GT1554 lawn mower. The PTO Clutch will not engage. The switch apparently works because there is 14 volts going to the clutch. How do I remove the clutch and possibly make a repair? … read more
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I have a Cub Cadet mower and the bladed will not disengage.
I have a Cub Cadet mower and the bladed will not disengage. The blade speed also seems to fluctuate when operating … read more
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Donald
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I have a 2009 Cub rzt 42. After mowing awhile if I reverse
I have a 2009 Cub rzt 42. After mowing awhile if I reverse or if I turn the pto off it will not re-engage. If I let it sit for 10 mins or so I can resume and will run fine until I reverse or shut off … read more
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I can't engage my PTO, belt seems to jump off of mule
I can't engage my PTO, belt seems to jump off of mule puleys, grinds against frame and kills engine. Pretty sure I am routing it correctly, may be doing it wrong. Can't turn PTO wheel by hand (locks) … read more
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The clutch PTO will not engage. It started a while
The clutch for the PTO will not engage. It started a while back and I had to cycle the switch several times before it would start. now that does not work. Are there points or a relay that can be check… read more
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Curtis B.
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I have a cub cadet 5000 series tractor w/ a snow blower mounted
I have a cub cadet 5000 series tractor w/ a snow blower mounted on front It's been getting a lot of use lately and this morning after starting the tractor with a jump start, the PTO won't engage the s… read more
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Donald
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Cub Cadet 1782 PTO disengages after the toggle switch is released
Cub Cadet 1782 PTO disengages after the toggle switch is released to the run position and the system monitor module is not powered up ( No lights displayed). Tractor starts and runs fine. Thanks.… read more
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have a cub cadet 2146,pto wont engage replaced pto switch and
have a cub cadet 2146,pto wont engage replaced pto switch and ign. switch fuses checked good still not getting 12 volts at the pto clutch terminal… read more
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James W
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my cub cadet series 2000 blades keep running have replaced
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I have a cub cadet 4510 rider 4 yrs old 160 hrs on it. blades
I have a cub cadet 4510 rider 4 yrs old 160 hrs on it. blades won't stay engaged,I can push the the button in then pull it back out they come on then go off again. do I need a new p.t.o.?… read more
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have cub cadet riding lawn mower. Engine runs fine. Tractor
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James W
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I have a cub cadet LT1040 and I lost power to my pto switch
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My cub-cadet(LTX1045) wont start. I hear a clicking sound
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I have a Cub Cadet Snow Blower model 528SWE and Im having
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Robert P
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I have a Cub Cadet RZT50VT zero turn mower. The idler pulley
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Curtis B.
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Associate Degree
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My 10 year old Cub Cadet Z Series 364 recently started having
My 10 year old Cub Cadet Z Series 364 recently started having a problem. After 15-25 minutes mowing, the mower will not engage any longer. It starts grinding like the blades are stuck, but the blades … read more
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J.R.
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I have trouble starting my 1991 Cub Cadet model 1535. Apparently,
I have trouble starting my 1991 Cub Cadet model 1535. Apparently, even when the PTO clutch switch is turned off the PTO is not completely disengaged. Recently when I turned the key the "disengage PTO"… read more
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