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How to test a Cub 1250 PTO switch

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#1 coinman66 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 06, 2016 - 05:20 PM

Have a analog multi tester. What setting should I use and do I just check switch for continuity?

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Posted June 06, 2016 - 07:07 PM

Rather than risk a multi tester, I would just use a test light that is grounded and start at the positive terminal of the battery. Test at the in terminal of the switch to make sure juice is getting to the switch. Test at the out terminal with it off and then on to make sure it is working right. If there are problems, make repairs as you go. Test at the in terminal of the PTO. If it is okay, then you need to check the voltage to besure that a full 12 volts is getting to the clutch. MAke sure the clutch is well grounded. If it still doesn't work, the clutch may be bad. Find the manual for it in our Manuals Section and follow the testing proceedures. Ask questions here when you've got them. Pics can help alot. Good Luck, Rick

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#3 chieffan OFFLINE  

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Posted June 12, 2016 - 10:27 AM

On mine the seat switch in in that circuit also.  Clutch won't stay on if the seat wire is unplugged or the switch is bad.  Ask me how I know !

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