Hello just replaced the electric pto clutch with a used one. works good for awhile then blows the fuse. never did this before, with the old clutch.could the part be bad, all wiring seems ok please let me know what you think
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Yes, you are correct. The coil in the clutch winding has an intermittent short. Once the coil warms up after being applied for a period of time, the windings touch one another and a short is produced.
The clutch will have to be replaced.
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This operation is crucial to the overall functioning of riding mowers, and thus PTO clutch repair may need to be immediately performed on riding mower models that have a failed clutch. Fortunately, you can fix your clutch irrespective of your experience with PTO clutch installation.
If the PTO clutch is not getting power, if the clutch solenoid is defective, or if the clutch is worn out, the lawn mower blades will not engage. The PTO clutch is not repairable—if the clutch is defective, you must replace it.
Powershift PTO engagement problems could be from blocked hoses or fittings, bad connections or ground or the solenoid. Mechanical PTO engagement problems could originate from low air pressure, improper cable installation or back lash too tight.
PTO clutches generally overheat because of improper lubrication/greasing (both too much and too little can cause problems), excessive sideload, or a new installation. Operators are advised to reduce sideload and inspect grease levels first.
Average Lifespan of a Clutch
However, most last about 60,000 miles before they need replacement.
Read the volts. If the battery output indicates 12.5 volts or below, charge the battery. The PTO clutch will not engage without sufficient voltage. Look for the in-line fuse between the electrical wiring harness from the lever switch to the PTO clutch assembly under the deck.
Engage the PTO switch. The clutch should have an amp draw of approximately 4.0 amps. If the meter reads significantly above or below 4.0 amps, there may be a shorted coil, faulty switch or battery causing the problem. The clutch assembly should be kept free from debris buildup.
If you are sure that your clutch has worn out beyond repair then you can potentially replace the clutch yourself at home. It is possible, but it is a relatively lengthy and complicated procedure. There are several fiddly steps where there is a wide scope for things to go wrong.
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Cub cadet lt 1050 electric pto want engage??????????
Make shure pig tail is hooked right
John deere 240 brand new electric clutch. went I throw the swtich it clicks but doesn’t engage….
Adjust the clearance between the plates,9/16 wrench and turn the three nuts on the clutch one at a time about 1/4 turn each,retry the clutch,repeat until it works normally.
Where is the fuse located on a LT1554 cub cadet
Check the connector and wires at the pto clutch. Sometime the movement will create a cut in the wiring you may be able to see. If so if the wire touches ground it will blow the fuse and if the wires touch each other it will short.
if the short is not there then the clutch is bad?BMW PARTS
How do i get the upper pulley above the pto clutch
Remove the pto unit and then remove the above pulley easely, spray some nut buster on the pulley and it will come off
I have a electric pto that come off a cub cadet and the part number of the pto is 5219-25 its a warner. My question is one of the wires have pulled loose in side the magnet are there any way to remove the magnet or take the pto apart? the wire is broke off inside the magnet. Thank you
Most likely you cannot repair this as the wire ususally breaks off inside. If you remove the assembly, you can see where the wires go into the potted coil. If there is no excess wire to reconnect to then your only choice is to replace.
With a cub cadet model #2518 year 2003 what engines can be used for replacement? Does it have to be vertico or horizontal?
I would replace with the same kind
How to change out an electric clutch on a cub cadet zero turn RZT50?
Removal is simple if you have access to an impact wrench so you can the center retaining bolt.
When re-installing anti-seize compound needs to used on the crankshaft so the new clutch assembly doesn’t seize on the shaft. To tighten the center bolt you must hold the flywheel in place by blocking it. This center bolt must be torqued to 45-55 ft fts. Also the new pto clutch needs burnishing in. Most new clutches come with instruction on this procedure.
When you replace the pto clutch (717-04080), does it have a tight fit with a bracket or does it have a little play.
There shouldn’t be any play in it. This should fit snug unless you have rubber bushings on the bracket mount to help compensate the torque of the belt engaging.