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How much does it cost to use this. Its my pto on my cub

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Mechanic's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Small Engine Technician's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require).

Ok its my pto on my cub cadet, when I try to crank it the clutch turns and motor locks

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

I put new belt on it and it strated doing it

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

Yes it has fuel in it

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

Yes

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

No not really

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Are you saying that your pto clutches spins as you attempt to start your engine, even if your pto switch is off?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
sir, the piece that's locked in the hanger, it comes out
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Donald, i don't have access to a phone now

Thanks for your response. Is your hanger still in place?

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The phone call is only optional and is not needed.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
its still in place
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
the clutch worked good until i took it off

If your hanger is still in place, but your clutch spins, could indicate that your clutch has dropped down slightly and is not tight enough.

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Did you properly align the key in your clutch with the key way in your crankshaft?

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Your clutch needs to slide up more on your crankshaft.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
it went back on as easy as it came off
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
should i try it with belt off?

Is your belt also spinning?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
it does this as fast as it turns over, i cant tell if the belt is turning

Are the wires attached to your pto clutch?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
sir i can pull the pto clutch on and hear it like its pulling in

That hanger is an anti-rotation bracket. It is there to prevent rotation of your clutch.

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I would like for you to try something.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
sir i know that i put it back on just as it came off
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok ill try anything

Remove your clutch again. While you have it off, look inside at your swuare key, then look at the key way in your crankshaft.

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Let’s see if this is aligned.

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I meant square key...

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok, i can try that, square key in the pto?

Yes, inside your pto clutch. Let’s see if your clutch will slide up higher on your crankshaft and lock into your hanger.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
it locks but when i try to crank motor it turns some the acts like motor is locked up
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i mean it goes in the hangar but comes out

Remove your belt and then try starting your engine.

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You may have a partially seized bearing in your clutch.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
if the bearing was seized, would it tur in ur hand while its off?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i can turn it in my hand but its hard to do

The part of your clutch that has the key would not turn.

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What was your reason for removing your clutch?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i took it off to put a belt on, not knowing i didn't have to

Ok.

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I would like to rule out an alignment issue.

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Can you remove your clutch and reinstall it?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
would you think its bad now but still works when i pull the pto switch out?

Does your blades spin after you pull your pto switch out?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
sir i will pull it back off tomorrow after church and realigne it and see what it does with belt off

Sounds good. We can continue from here.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
when tomorrow?

I will be available around 2:30 pm central time.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok, i will holler back then

Thanks, ***** *****!

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
thx for the help so far

You are very welcome!

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Hello. This is just a follow up to see if you need any additional assistance.

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