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I was mowing for about 30 minutes, everything was working just fine. I went down a steep hill and the blades quit turning. The electric switch for the mowing deck seems to not have power.

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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 it is difficult to start the ride-on mower, the most common reasons include: Old fuel; make sure to use fresh fuel, especially after winter storage. Spark plugs might be dirty or damaged. How to examine and replace a spark plug on your ride-on mower.
Loose, Dirty or Disconnected Spark Plug in Your Lawn Mower: Check it out, clean off debris, re-connect and tighten. Dirty Air Filter: Clean or replace. Fuel Not Reaching the Engine: Tap the side of the carburetor to help the flow of gas. If this doesn`t work, you might need a new fuel filter.
A Dirty Carburetor Can Cause a Lawnmower To Start Then Die

By far, the most common issue that causes a stalled motor is a dirty carburetor. The carburetor on your engine is the thing that draws in air and mixes it with the fuel. Contrary to what the movies might make you think, gasoline itself is not very flammable.

Being Overworked

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.

A full gas tank and oil reservoir are the essential first steps when checking why the lawn mower won`t stay running, but the problem could also be a dirty filter, clogged carburetor, improper fuel mixture, or a dirty spark plug.

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Mower jerks when going up an incline. – Husqvarna Riding Lawn Mower 46 Cut Kohler Yth21k46
ANSWER : Belt spilling

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I can jump it off and it will crank but when I take the jumper cables off it goes dead. Would a blown fuse do this?
ANSWER : Sounds like a short in your battery. even when your jumping it your still going through your cables. so I wouldn’t think the fuse is bad. having jumpers on is like putting a good battery in yours.

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Reviews on 2008 husqvarna tractor riding mower 54 in 26 hp
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My ride on tractor ( husqvarna yth 1848 xp) blew a fuse and I replaced it and it ran for 10 min, then stopped. AS sson as you turn the key to the on position it blows the fuse again. Seems like there is a short somewhere. Trouble shot for sometime but can not get the fuse to stop blowing.
ANSWER : Follow the wire from the fuse and you should be able to find the short. if not start unplugging lights and all safety switches and i am sure you will find it.

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How do I by-pass safety switches onyth24k48
ANSWER : Unplug them or install a jumper depending on the electrical circuit design.

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My husqvarna zero turn mower has an auto safety shut off. I have isolated 3 (Brake, Left control level, and Right contol lever)trying to see which one was faulty, but I’m not sure where to go next. When I took the brake off, the mower stalled so I held the safety button down and when the brake was off the engine stayed running. But when I pulled the Left or Right Control level to move, it shut off, so I held those down to see if I could see which one was faulty. The engine stayed running, so I couldn’t figure out which one was bad. Every thing stayed running until I engaged the mower deck, and then it shut down again. I gave up at that point and figured I needed an experts help! Thanks, Jon Sable
ANSWER : There should be a switch under the seat. The system is designed to stop all functions if no one is setting in the seat. I believe the seat switch has failed.
Check it out and let me know.
Regards,

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Mower starts runs for awhile then just cuts off
ANSWER : Hi alton, it sounds like the coil is shot. As the mower is heating up it’s expanding and not keeping the spark going.

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Will not start
ANSWER : There is usually a 20 amp fuse next to battery check to see if that is blown

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