Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-10-2012, 10:44 AM
zedx zedx is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: ny
Posts: 11
cub tank electrical problem

Have a tank model #53AH8CT6050 WITH THE 30HP Kohler ps-cv750.
It will start and then shut right down as soon as I let off key.
As long as I keep key turned in will run, kills power when I let off.
It has power to carb, not fuel problem.
I have checked safety switches in seat and handles. jumped them with a wire.
Have changed ignition switch still same issue.
It still will only runs as long as I keep key turned, seems to kill power to coils if I let off.
Going back out to play around with it some more, have been looking for a shorted wire.
I am stumped, What am I missing?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-10-2012, 06:18 PM
Restrorob's Avatar
Restrorob Restrorob is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Show'n my truck off !
Posts: 10,252
Think Id take a close look at the relay.....
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by piston slapper View Post
You never learn anything until you admit you don't know it all...

"Why go out preserved when you can go out beat up, worn out, sliding in sideways screaming, Holy Sh!t What A Ride" !!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-11-2012, 06:25 PM
zedx zedx is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: ny
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Restrorob View Post
Think Id take a close look at the relay.....
Forgot to mention I changed the relay, twice. tried 3 different key switches one brand new.
I realized the carb and coil wire are the same wire. I put a test light on it, there is power at the coils before I turn key. After trying to start the test light will dim out, there is enough power to keep carb solenoid working but not enough juice for the coils.
Could the carb solenoid be shorting and drawing too much power, or is it more than likely a short in harness somewhere.
I put in a toggle switch for the time being to power coils directly so I can use it but I want it fixed right.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:05 PM.

Page generated in 0.05706 seconds with 7 queries