Where is the brake switch on my John Deere 316
Posted July 14, 2011 - 05:15 PM
Any help would be appreciated. Keep the explanations detailed because I might just be as dumb as this question sounds. Thanks.
Posted July 14, 2011 - 07:15 PM
Posted July 14, 2011 - 11:11 PM
As far as following the linkages, I feel like I have followed every location available. I am wondering if the switch is on the parking brake part or on the brake linkage part.
Finally, if someone knows how to override this switch, please post.
Thanks in advance for anyone who can help me.
Posted July 15, 2011 - 05:23 AM
What is the actual problem/symptom?
Posted July 15, 2011 - 06:14 AM
Posted July 15, 2011 - 07:57 AM
Let us know what you find.
Posted July 15, 2011 - 10:38 AM
My tractor doesn't start. Nothing happens. No voltage to the starter when you turn the key to the start position. I tried jumping the solenoid and it does run the starter. I tested the ignition switch and it works properly. I checked the neutral switch and it works. I'm tried to start it at least thirty times and only one time it started and then as soon as I flicked the PTO switch it died and hasn't restart. Any suggestions?
Posted July 15, 2011 - 10:57 AM
Do you have the early 316 with the single cylinder Kohler or the later one with the twin?
You should look at the service manual as I indicated above. There is a good description of the starting circuit and the safety interlocks.
Posted July 18, 2011 - 09:31 AM
Posted July 18, 2011 - 09:58 AM
Posted July 20, 2011 - 12:38 PM
Posted July 20, 2011 - 01:36 PM
Did we ever decide where the brake safety switch was located? I'm looking for mine too....and I know I have one..somewhere.....
According to the component location diagram in the service manual it is roughly under the right side where your foot rests. This info. is in the electrical section of the manual right around page 300. You can download the manual from the manuals section of this forum.
Posted July 20, 2011 - 02:23 PM