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#1 Bail OFFLINE  

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 02:32 PM

Hello and thanks for letting me join. I have been given a Areins GT20 a couple of weeks ago. At that time it would start but lacked power and if you engaged the PTO it would shut down as if the key was turned off. (grounding somewhere I think). Then as if by magic it started to work but still lacked power. Now it is hit or miss if it starts at all. Checking for spark looks weak to none and will not start at all now. Also Just what dose the time delay module do?

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 02:39 PM

Bail,welcome to the forum.
Glad to have you with us.

Time delay relay ??? I'm not sure what you mean by that.

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 02:56 PM

Welcome to GTtalk Bail ! I didn't see a manual listed for the GT20 but maybe someone knows where's the problems spots are to check first and will help you out . Sometimes those electrical problems are hard to find . How is the battery and all related connections ? Just guessing here but I would think that if there was a short for the electric PTO there would have been some kind of fuse that would have blown . Al

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 03:00 PM

That what the electrical schmatic called it. a black plastic square about 1 1/2" by 1/2 thick with 5 or 6 wires going to it. It's Not a relay as I know what they are and do, but they are calling this a time delay module and its wired up between the key and everthing else.

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 03:20 PM

Alc, I know waht you mean with electrcal problem. At work I am always trying to track problems in electricl panels and in medical beds so on. I have a service manual (Areins 931 ) which seem to cover about everything but so far no luck.

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 03:21 PM

i believe that part just stops the engine from sputtering or dying if your bum bounces off the seat . a temporary delay in the safety mechanism.

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 03:31 PM

Maybe this will help,
http://www.lawnsite....p/t-230075.html

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Posted August 26, 2011 - 08:41 PM

Disconnect the kill wire at the coil
Connect a jumper to the ground terminal on the coil, make sure it doesnt touch anything
Start the tractor. Does it have power? If its doesnt then you dont have an ignition problem (dont think you do)
Touch the jumper wire to the engine block or neg battery to shut it off
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Posted September 08, 2011 - 03:46 PM

Made a little head way. the ingition module is fried, no spark and nothing when kill wire is removed or when coil pack is checked with ohm meter.
Also the ingnition switch is bad. Wiggle the key in the on position and PTO will engage and disengage. Have to start saving for new parts.

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Posted September 09, 2011 - 05:26 AM

Good to hear that your getting to the bottom of your problems , Al

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Posted September 09, 2011 - 08:41 AM

Ignition switches and Electrical Parts for Lawn Mowers, Tractors.
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Posted October 21, 2011 - 09:01 PM

that relay module disributes power to everything in machine except coil

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Posted January 24, 2012 - 05:17 PM

Been a while but finely got the money for parts.
After replaceing the ignition coil, key switch and some other misc. parts, I got this beast running.
now to start saving for some attachments.

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Posted January 25, 2012 - 12:14 PM

Congratulations on getting it running. How about some photos. Those are a nice tractor but their aren't that many of them out there.

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Posted January 27, 2012 - 02:07 AM

Pictures!!!

The GT20 is a nice machine, there is a couple of them floating around my parts. I wanted one, could never find one for sale and ended up with my little YT12, its smaller but does the job for me! I know a guy that has a back blade and a big blower on his GT20, pretty sure its a 48" blower at least and the back blade is the same. Quite the snow moving machine in the winter.




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