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Blades will not engage
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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.
If all blades are rotating at the same time, there is no issue with the cutting deck belt that is connecting the blades. If one, or more, blades are not rotating, the cutting deck belt is worn out and needs to be replaced. This should be done by an authorised dealer.
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.
A Husqvarna riding mower commonly dies when blades are engaged because the grass box is not fully closed. Other possible causes include: Grass Box Misaligned. Grass Box Sensor Wiring Loose.
Power take-off (PTO) clutches provide a mechanical disconnect between the power created by gas and diesel engines or electric motors to another piece of equipment. The PTO clutches enable the transmission of that energy to auxiliary equipment that does not generate its own power.
The engine powers both the wheels and the blade, just like a walk-behind self-propelled mower. But instead of being directly connected to it by an axle, the blade on most riding mowers is powered by a belt connected to the engine.
A Husqvarna riding mower commonly dies when blades are engaged because the grass box is not fully closed. Other possible causes include: Grass Box Misaligned. Grass Box Sensor Wiring Loose.
The possible causes of a lawn mower blade spinning but not cutting grass include a damaged or wrongly installed blade, a dull blade, or damaged lawnmower tires. Other possible reasons can be improper tire pressure, a clogged deck, or a broken mower belt.

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Why wont my blade engage
ANSWER : Bad pto clutch shorting out

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Why my blade wont engage on my toro 74370 zeroturn mower
ANSWER : It has an electromagnetic clutch switch on it,that is more than likely bad. Try this,pull the pto switch out and start the engine,then disconnect the 2 wires coming from the switch and just tap them together and see if they will come on. If they do then you need to replace that switch.

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Blades wont ingage on my craftsman lawn tractor #917.274811?
ANSWER : After hitting a tree root, blades will not cut when I press to engage

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Why wont blades engage
ANSWER : The belt is worn

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Blades wont operate when engaged – Craftsman 20 Hp 42" Deck Lawn Tractor
ANSWER : Check the PTO switch it may have worn out

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When I hold the bar down that engages the blade it will not cut?
ANSWER : Is the blade sharp?

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Put new belt on riding lawn mower now blade wont engage
ANSWER : How many belt on a columbia lawn tractor
Lost traction when cutting grass
do they have a cluth?

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Mowing deck makes ticking noise when blades are engaged.
ANSWER : A FEW THINGS TO LOOK AT ARE ,1THE PULLY SHIELDSMAKE SURE THEY AREN’T BENT TO CLOSE TO THE PULLEY’S.2 THE PULLEY BEARING’S MAY BE WORE OUT AND TO BREAK .3LOOK UNDER THE DECK TO MAKE SURE YOU DIDN’T GET SOMETHING TRAPED IN THE CUTTING DECK.HOPE THIS HELPED.

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