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2518 model. PTO not engaging but will engage and stay

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2518 model....

2518 model. PTO not engaging but will engage and stay engaged if parking break is depressed

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

Just started yesterday

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

Yes. tractor runs fine. PTO cut out and would not stay engaged per above

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

Depends on scope

Submitted: 25 days ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 24 days ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 24 days ago

Cub Cadet 2518? Check the seat switch and harness. And the brake interlock switch. Seems like there is a switch that is stuck in the wrong phase.

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