Bird Nest in Turf Tiger control switch box

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ed2hess, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,723

    It looked like a bird nest that come from debris landing in box. No easy way to blow it out. I got to find a solution ...maybe some pieces of rubber tubing riveted along sides?

  2. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,153

    on my cheetah i try to blow around the edges of the control box so the debris will come out of the bottom. there are small openings at the top and the bottom for dust and debris to go in and out of. stuff still gets in there though.

    my deere had a lot of stuff in it when i took it off to change the pto switch.

    they certainly don't make these things tight where stuff can't get in there.
  3. Greg Hargus

    Greg Hargus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    A good shop vac is very useful. Blowing can introduce particles into switches and electrical connections causing corrosion.
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  4. OP

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,723

    Here is my temporary solution......newer units have wider slot:dizzy:

  5. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,033

    Ah, yes...the 'ol duck tape trick !
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