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ferris 36" blade wont start

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tnt625, May 30, 2007.

  1. tnt625

    tnt625 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    hello,i have a belt driven ferris 36".today while i was cutting a lawn the blade stopped.i flicked switch on & off a few times,but nothing.took to local repair shop,they suggested replacing switch,which they didnt have of course.i located one & purchased and installed it but still nothing.the blade wont move when its on but if i release handle it stalls out (safety feature)like it is running.i'm looking for any help i could get,
    thanks tim
  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,465

    You need to see if there is battery voltage at the clutch wire when it's engaged. Then we all can go from there.

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