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Tractor started to slow on its own.. I stopped it and
tractor started to slow on its own.. I stopped it and disengauged the pto. changed oil. tractor runs for a minute while cutting then dies out continued to cut lawn. tractor keeps dieing out while pto … read more
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I have A cubcadet ltx 1040 lawn tractor, the problem is when
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I am trying to troubleshoot a C Cadet LTX 1040 mower w/auto
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I have a used LTX 1040 Automatic tractor. After cranking, I
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I have a cub cadet LTX 1040 with a bad mower blade
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I did a dumb thing. When re-connecting the battery to my LTX1042
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