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yanmar diesel

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by dstifel, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,711

    I had strange/intermittent issues that were solved by taking my machine (gas, not diesel) to a battery shop. They diagnosed a bad ground cable (simple, huh?!?) from the block to the neg post. Problems solved. Hope this helps...best of luck.
  2. dstifel

    dstifel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    I will give it a shot to simple to not try. Thanks!
  3. dstifel

    dstifel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    Could it be the fuel shut off solenoid? Is there a way to test it?
  4. weve

    weve LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Central Illinois
    Messages: 384

    On my Yanmar 3TNV88, I replaced a circuit breaker two times -- at 1380 hrs and 1910 hrs. As I recall it quit running after a half hour or so and would restart after sitting for 20 minutes or so. My Dixie dealer is also a John Deere dealer. He wired in a C-021 circuit breaker but I don't know for sure what brand it is. The circuit breaker is near the starter.

    I also replace the fuel shut off solenoid at 2020 hrs. The wiring and insulation had gotten hot. I have another 230 hrs on the mower with no problems so far.

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