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Problem with eletric clutch

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06-28-15, 01:10 PM   #1  
Problem with eletric clutch

I changed the oil in my mower ( YTD24Y48 ) and spilled some of the oil on the deck. Now I'm having problems with the electric clutch engaging. When you turn it on, the blades will turn slowly for a few seconds then it just stops. There is a loud clicking when the blades are engaged and disengaged. Other than that the mover runs fine. It's only a year and half old. You can disconnect the belt and the spindle rotates freely. Any ideas? Thanks

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06-28-15, 06:07 PM   #2  
The clutch is dependent on friction to work. Oil is designed to eliminate friction as much as possible. Put oil on a clutch... no workie. Clean the clutch disk mating area with carburetor cleaner or brake cleaner in a spray can.

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