Help with Grasshopper 721D 1996 model

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Brant, May 17, 2006.

  1. Brant

    Brant LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Got a grasshopper 721D 1996 model.
    Mower deck will not engage; checked all fuses and connections; bought a new PTO switch but have not installed it yet.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance for all the help!
  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,721

    Probably the PTO switch. If that does not fix it, check for a dirty connection where the plug on the clutch hooks to the main wiring pigtail. connection might be dirty, or might be a loose wire in the plug connector.
  3. pwrstroke6john

    pwrstroke6john LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    If the PTO doesnt engage or make any noise it could be either the switch or the clutch itself. hope the info is of some use.
  4. Brant

    Brant LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    PTO switch came in yesterday afternoon and it worked like a charm.

  5. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    get a spare and keep it in the truck.

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