SCAG ZTR with Kohler won't stay started

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Chitown King, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Chitown King

    Chitown King LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    if I turn the key it starts right up. The second I let go of the key it dies. If I hold the key all the way on it will stay running, but obviously make the little grinding noise indicating it's unhappiness that I am still turning the key after it is already started.

    I figured it was ignition switch so I replaced. This was not the problem. Other ideas?
  2. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,295

    Sounds like 1 of the diodes in the engine harness might be blown, maybe just a loose connection at the engine harness connector.

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