EB7000 won't shut off :(

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Premo Services, Sep 21, 2003.

  1. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    I have a eb7000 and the switch will not shut it down. I have taken the handle apart and there doesn't seem to be anything broken/ the contacts appear to be touching.
    Any ideas on what is the problem?????:mad:
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    One of my trimmers did this once. It was a wire between the switch and the engine ( closer to the engine). The wire had just come undone.

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    I second bobs comment there are some bullet connectors near the engine and lower than back supports that we re-connect from time to time with the same scenario
  4. mpflood

    mpflood LawnSite Member
    Messages: 91

    Yeah Mon, What Bob said ^^^
  5. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    Choke it to kill, and look for the bad wire in December
  6. mpflood

    mpflood LawnSite Member
    Messages: 91

    terrible for the piston(choking), plug in the wire tomorrow
  7. Shawn's Lawn

    Shawn's Lawn LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 40

    Its the wire off the coil... its real easy to fix, 25 minutes at the most... it should be the wire that plugs into the screw near the coil.. when switched off it uses the wire with the screw to cause a ground and turn off.
  8. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    There is a connector plug that can get unpluged. Its a white/clear connector.

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    YEah this happens all the time on my red max units... those stupid bullet connectors come apart... I just started cutting them out and putting in automotive type connectors and they dont vobrate loose.
  10. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,266

    From what Ive heard, redmax equipment doesnt want to quit working anyway.

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