new to me JD L118

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by 1idejim, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,896

    new to me JD L118, started, was mowing well, got off and now it wont start, no sounds when key is turned.

    brake set
    lights work
    checked the dead-man seat disconnect

    what am i missing?:confused:
  2. StihlMechanic

    StihlMechanic LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,133

    try cranking it with you foot on the brake and pressing it down fully, the parking brake set may not be completely closing the switch. other than that, may be the sol.
  3. davido30093

    davido30093 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Sounds like the parking brake is not set OR the blade is engaged. Either will cause it to not start. Of course there is always the possibility of a dead battery or bad connection.

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