Here is my quick post to present how i disabled the shutoff switch on my riding mower without voiding the warranty (until they see this write-up anyway). I didn"t want to reduced the wires come bypass the circuit for fear this may cause other troubles or void my warranty. This is a much simpler solution anyway. On a challenge scale from one to five this is quickly a one. That takes around 15 - 20 minutes and also no genuine skill in ~ all.

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Why did ns override this safety and security feature? Obviously girlfriend will should put top top your huge boy pants and use an excellent judgement. That is there because that a really good reason. Ns mow a few small hills and also sometimes as soon as leaning to one next the mower would begin to reduced out. Also, I connect a snow blower for this reason I desire the tractor to warmth for a minute before I take it it exterior in the dead of winter. I"m not arguing this is for everyone but this is what ns did about two years earlier and it has worked great for me.


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There is a press switch under the driver seat. As soon as someone sit in the chair it depresses the switch and closes a circuit allowing the mower to operate. Once there is no weight in the seat the switch will be open and the mower will certainly not operate. So come bypass this we need to find a way to nearby the circuit permanently. Prefer I mentioned, i didn"t want to begin cutting and also splicing wires together and potentially ruin my talk mower.

To remove the seat, there to be one bolt I had actually to eliminate that kept the seat from slide too much forward as soon as adjusting the seat position. I eliminated this and then had the ability to slide it fully off. Currently I can see the move on the bottom the the seat.

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Once I gotten rid of the press switch from under the chair I simply attached this come the underside that the chair plate. I can have just clamped this in a close up door position and left the switch loose but I wanted to connect this so that would continue to be out that the way. I merely zip tied this come the bottom the the plate ensuring the switch was depressed. To keep it native slipping through the holes in the key I damaged a little section off a tongue depressor stick. Any small thin scrap hardwood or also cardboard would work fine.

That"s it. Slide the seat ago on and also put the catch nut in the bottom the the seat. Climate test it. Currently when that is running ns can gain off the tractor (carefully) without this shutting off on me.