Hour Meter Problem

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BufalinoLand, Jun 8, 2006.

  1. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    Brand new scag hydo walk, got aftermarket hour meter from dealer,

    installed it myself, 59.6 hours on her and it stopped.

    i have checked all the wiring, to the best of my knowledge

    anyone ever hear of an hour meter just quitting

    i cant remember what kind it is but it cost like 40 or 50 bucks
  2. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 518

    did you mount it using a rubber mounting bracket, meant for use in high vibration applications? If not that is probly your problem that the vibration got the best of it.
  3. Steppenwolf

    Steppenwolf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    Should not have got aftermarket hour meter to begin with. Just bought two scag w/b's with dealer installed scag hour meters,50 bucks each. One quit with 51 hours on it, took to dealer,they checked wiring etc.new hour meter,warrenty work,don't skimp on something as important as a hour meter when buying new equiptment.
  4. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    yeah just 1 more problem with my zmaster. Stopped last week at 136 hours. It has about 150 on it now I want to get a digital with tach and hours on it
  5. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    I use and highly recommend SenDec Tach/Hour model # 804-100B V1A:usflag:

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