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Lifespan of a mag-stop clutch

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BRIAN GALLO, Aug 25, 2002.


    BRIAN GALLO LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 282

    Just wondering how often you guys need to replace your electric clutches? I don't know if I'm having bad luck or not, but I had to replace 2 this year. One was on an older machine with lots of hours, but this latest one has about 1000 hrs. on it and it shorted out. :confused:
  2. All of mine on my Exmarks are original.

    But on some other machines, some lasted a week, some lasted many hours.

    I think most of clutch failure is due to electrical problems.

    I have a buddy with a TT60" he has gone through 3, but does not clean his mower, and it had a slight oil leak.

    Same buddy, I sold a Bocat to, has gone through 4 on it in 800 hours.

    All but one when I replaced them were electrical failure, or a belt broke and pulled the wires out of them.
  3. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 935

    Yeah I think I might have to replace my clutch too. These last couple days I have been unable to use my Scag due to an electrical problem that won't allow me to engage my blades. I think it's time to sell my mower and lokk for another.

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