Question about Garden
Won't be the brake switch it will be the seat switch
Posted on Jan 23, 2019
Left side frame under foot rest.
Suggest you first check the seat switch. Most deere riders you can start/run engine with brake set while not in seat. But operator must be in seat when brake is released. Your in the seat and it dies, so seat switch failure.
But here's instructions for brake switch.
BRAKE SWITCH TEST AND
To make sure the brake switch has continuity when the
brake pedal is depressed.
1. Turn key switch off.
2. Depress brake pedal and engage park brake lock.
NOTE: Brake switch is located on left side of frame
3. Remove footrest.
4. Disconnect brake switch connector.
1. Check continuity across terminals (A). Check
continuity across terminals (B).
NOTE: Be sure actuator (C) contacts switch plunger
(plunger depressed) and not switch body.
2. Release park brake pedal.
3. Check continuity across terminals. Be sure actuator
does not contact switch plunger (plunger
Posted on Jan 23, 2019
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I would check the wires and clean the connectors and make sure seat switch is working. If that is not working, it's like getting off the seat without holding the brake/clutch pedal down or getting off seat with blades engaged. Both will cause engine to die.
Posted on May 26, 2009
HI. I HAVE USED THEM SAWS FOR 25 YEARS. WELL IT SOUNDS LIKE THE BRAKE IS INGAGED IF NOT YOU WELL HAVE TO LOSEN THE BRAKE OFF UNTIL IT WILL GO ON.WATCH OUT FOR DIRT IN BACK OF BAND. LET ME KNOW.
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
you have a safety switch malfunctioning or a transistorized relay not working properly. Go to www.partsdirect.com, this is sears website. It should be able to find and illustrated parts list for your mower.
Posted on Sep 28, 2009
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