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Clutch disengages

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mnstrohm, Oct 7, 2007.

  1. mnstrohm

    mnstrohm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    The Clutch on my Gravely WB (15HP Kawasaki; pull start) disengages while mowing. If I hold still, the blades will keep turning (tried this today. They kept going for 10+ minutes). As soon as I tried to mow, the blades stopped. This all started the other day after I was going around a Blue Spruce and my oil fill loosened and oil began to shoot out (probably lost a couple of ounces). I cleaned it up good, but a bit might have dripped onto the clutch. Do you think this is causing the problem? If so, then why just under load? Any advice/help would be appreciated. Thanks
  2. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,985

    Make sure the wires (+ & -) are connected and working.
  3. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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