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I have a grasshopper...61" cut...when mowing the engine

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I have a grasshopper...61...

I have a grasshopper...61 " cut...when mowing the engine starts to powere down like its not getting gas and the PTO will disengage

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

I changed the gas filter but it feels like a fuel problem

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

I have people that work on my equiptment but he thinks it is overheating i don't think so

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

Will the gas flow shut down the PTo...I also heard it could be a low battery

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

Low battery charge is the most likely problem. With fuel solenoid in the carburetor and the pto both requiring 12 volts to operate, if the voltage drops below 12 volts, both would be affected. Fuel solenoid would try to kill the engine, and the pto would stop working.

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