When clutch is released, the motor dies when the drive is engaged. when the drive is locked out, the engine stays running when the clutch is released. I replaced the safety switch on the pedal and the seat switch has been bypassed for years.The connection on the bypassed switch is good.
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You only have three saftey switches on your mower one on clutch pedal,one on deck engage,one on seat,be sure all are working you can check them by crossing the switches one by one .
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This could be caused by not enough air getting into the system, not enough fuel getting into the system, or the fuel/air mix not burning well enough once it gets into the cylinder. It`s probably a clogged air filter. Could also be a clogged fuel filter or a bad spark plug.
A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the lawn mower for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to stall.
If your riding lawn mower engine dies when you release the brake, there`s a good chance the mower`s seat switch is broken or unplugged. The seat switch stops the engine when it doesn`t detect an operator sitting on the seat to prevent the mower from moving without a driver.
The clutch master cylinder may be leaking internally. When this happens, and you step on the clutch pedal while in gear, the seals in the master cylinder slowly leak so the hydraulic pressure slowly releases the clutch so that the engine stalls when the clutch engages.
Clutch pedals in manual cars stay on the floor if there`s a failed clutch release bearing, slave cylinder, clutch master cylinder, or clutch linkage.
If your lawnmower starts up but then dies in the middle of mowing your lawn, you could have a bad spark plug. The spark plug works with the ignition coil to create a timed spark in the cylinder, causing combustion. The spark plug is really a very simple device.
One of the most common reasons that a lawn mower might stall while it is cutting grass is that it is being overworked. This is a mechanism that is intentionally incorporated into the mower to prevent the motor from being blown.
If either of them are failing, they can both whine or cause a rotational noise, and they put additional drag on the engine while the clutch pedal is pressed, potentially causing the stalling you are experiencing. In both cases, the transmission (or engine) must be removed to repair this.
Answer and Explanation: The power flow stops at the transmission of the input shaft when the clutch is disengaged.
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My mower is about 2 months old. Haven’t had any issues until last night. I think I ran out of gas (maybe not, it was getting dark). I filled it up, and won’t stay running. Barely starts unless it is tilted way back (like handle on the ground all the way back), then it runs like a champ. If it is level, it will barely run until it dies. This is on concrete, and there is nothing underneath.
Hello,It sounds like there is sediment in the carb bowl. Remove the gas line from the carb and plug the line with a phillips head screwdriver. Remove the bolt in the bottom of the bowl and carefully tap on the bowl to loosen it without damaging the rubber gasket. Clean the bowl, and blow the ports in the bolt out. Raise and lower the float inside the bowl space to make sure that it is working freely. Re-assemble making sure to seat the rubber gasket properly. If there is sediment in the bowl, you might also consider an inexpensive in-line gas filter ($6 at Lowe’s, etc.).Best regards,–W/D–
My dyt 4000 Model # 917273620 won,t stay running when I release the Clutch. What could be causing this?
SAFTEY SWITCH IS MALFUNTIONING ON THE DECK OR UNDER THE SEAT
25 hp kolhler won’t stay running
Check fuel filter, it may be clogged, if so replace
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Under neath the carby is a single brass bolt, undo it
that one bolt is a multi jet, find four holes use a fine pin and carby cleaner ,hint one is at the top were the thread starts , one is in the inside center and two in the sides
put it back in and prim and start, hope it helps
My mower will start but won't stay running – Toro LX466 22HP Lawn Tractor 13RT61RH244
I am going to respond 2 times to this post. The first reply will be generic things to check.
First off check the oil level and make sure it is serviced to full.
If your having a lack of fuel (runing lean) you will need to check fuel flow at the carb fuel mainfold. It should fill a spray paint can lid in less than 10 seconds but teting flow rated of the main fuel line. If you have poor flow here… you need to check the fuel filter and the fuel tank outlet port for obstructions.
Good Fuel flow still shutting off…. remove the carb float bow and clean the debris from the bow’ and the treaded area where the fuel solenoid mounts Additionally you will have to again remove the main fuel line and spray carb cleaner in the float needle area to flush out any debris through the fuel hose connection.
For the second response I need to know which engine is installed on your mower by MODEL number if you can locate it. (there are 3 engines) At least try to find the engine model number. If you can not locate it Brand and HP of the engine (I assume 22 hp) Thanks for choosing FixYa,
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It may not have a primer ball. If it does, it would be attached to the carberator. If it starts, but won’t stay running, that could mean your carberator needs to be cleaned/serviced.
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