60" Z will not start?????

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by 35kong, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. 35kong

    35kong LawnSite Member
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    Battery has a full charge, fuses are new, wires are excellent, just won't start. Any ideas on what else to check? The handle buttons are new in the lock position but it will not even roll over. No power.
     
  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
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    What make and model?
     
  3. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Try asking in the Lawn Care forum
     
  4. aklandscape

    aklandscape LawnSite Member
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    If it won't even turn over it sounds like a safety switch. Look at the parking brake, make sure the pto switch is in the off position,and look at the safety switch under the seat.
     
  5. 35kong

    35kong LawnSite Member
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    1999 kohler engine 22 or 25 horse- not for sure on the horse.
     
  6. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,666

    Dead battery, safety switch you THINK is GOOD, another fuse you have not found yet, bad starter relay, bad starter switch, loose wire somewhere?
    I hate electrical problems.
     
  7. 35kong

    35kong LawnSite Member
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    I'm sending it to the shop. I'll end up taking it apart and then I'll just do more damage.
     
  8. imograss

    imograss LawnSite Senior Member
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    Usually when NOTHING happens, it is most likely a safety switch. Under seat,PTO is ON, parking break/neautral switch. If youre lucky it will be a switch.
     
  9. ToroMaster

    ToroMaster LawnSite Member
    from Neenah
    Posts: 53

    its your pto switch, spray it with wd-40.
     
  10. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    if you checked your safety switches and fuses and they appear okay, jump the starter solonoid terminals with a screwdriver. If it starts, check the ignition switch.
    I had the same problem with a Hustler Z. The ignition switch was bad.
     

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