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#1 cf5810 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 09, 2014 - 04:41 PM

I have a sunstar that the motor dies or when it leaves neutral. When its in neutral everything runs as it should, even the PTO. Seeing if there are any suggestions. The tractor # is1691381 if that helps. Thanks

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Posted June 09, 2014 - 05:12 PM

Sounds like an interlock switch of some kind that isn't functioning properly.


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Posted June 09, 2014 - 06:52 PM

I bet the seat switch or parking brake switch is out of kilter.  On a Sunstar, there is no brake pedal switch since it has individual wheel brakes, but it does have a parking brake switch. 

 

I suspect the problem is the parking brake switch.  It usually doesn't start when the seat switch is in a grumpy mood.  I think you have to be in the seat for the Sunstar to crank.  Some Simplicity tractors don't require that.

 

Ben W.


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Posted June 10, 2014 - 04:34 AM

Welcome to GTT. Good Luck, Rick



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Posted June 10, 2014 - 06:05 AM

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Posted June 10, 2014 - 07:16 PM

Yes, you have to be in the seat for it to crank, I am also thinking its the parking brake switch thats acting up.  Mike






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