John Deere LX-277

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by 0harley5, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. 0harley5

    0harley5 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I have a John Deere LX-277 and have replaced the PTO switch and the PTO clutch, but after mowing for about 10 minutes the blades stop. I ahve to start blades again and after a couple of minutes they stop again. My rear end is not coming off the seat nor am I hitting the reverse.

    Any help please....
  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    Doesn't that have one of those funky switches that lets you back up without turning the blades off? I would suspect that switch if there's one on it.
  3. 0harley5

    0harley5 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    That is the switch that I have replaced.
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Then maybe you should check the PTO clutch engagement switch, It could have a corroded contact that is heating up and shutting it down. See if it's warm to the touch after mowing and it shuts off.

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