yard machine stalls when pto is on


Old 11-26-11, 08:28 AM
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yard machine stalls when pto is on

my yard machine stalls when I engage the pto and start driving after almost like 5 second lots of white smoke But it starts right back up and will ride fine without the pto on
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Old 11-26-11, 08:51 AM
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What attachment is connected to the PTO?
Old 11-26-11, 11:16 PM
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Sounds like a pulley is frozen up on the deck.
Old 11-27-11, 07:35 AM
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If it is a riding mower, as Cheese said a frozen deck pulley,or more than likely you have run over to much for the blades to handle and you need to inspect for a blade that is jammed by debris. Your blade belt can't turn and every time you put the pto in you are smoking the belt, which probably needs replacing now. tom

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