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Question for toro experts - groundsmaster issues

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by GREENITUP, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. GREENITUP

    GREENITUP LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    I have an old groundsmaster - proline 120 for personal use that just started cutting off when the clutch switch is thrown. I assumed the clutch had burned up because it acted the exact same way about 5 years ago - and it was a bad clutch then and once replaced... worked fine.
    So I just put on a new $230 clutch...... still cuts off. Then I replaced the toggle switch that engages the pto..... still cuts off the engine in about 3 seconds. Traced wires for shorts - didn't find any. There is only one fuse on the whole mower..... it's not blown.
    Any ideas or same previous experience??? I hate to trash the mower - it's old as dirt... but body is in good and the engine still runs great.
    thanks
     
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,028

    Can you post the 5 digit model number with the serial number ?

    Sounds like a faulty seat safety switch or possible safety switch module.....
     

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