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#1 jbus725 OFFLINE  


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Posted September 11, 2011 - 10:24 AM

aim working a older craftsman garden tractor trying to build a puller out of it and was wondering if you can put a push button switch instead of the key switch which is bad. aim on a small budget so i use what i have in shop. if any one can help would be deeply grateful. will be working on this so i can be ready for next year.

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Posted September 11, 2011 - 10:35 AM

Welcome to GTTalk jbus725.
Yes any style on off switch will work to kill the engine. you will need additional switches for starter and light which could cost more than a key switch in the long run.

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Posted September 11, 2011 - 10:36 AM

Welcome, jbus725! If you know a little about wiring, I'm sure it can be accomplished. What year tractor? If you post down in the new member forum, you will get a larger welcome.

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Posted September 11, 2011 - 11:40 AM

jbus725,welcome to the forum.
Glad to have you with us.

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Posted September 11, 2011 - 12:11 PM

:wave: jbus725 Welcome to GTTalk! We're glad to have you with us! I'm sure that you could accomplish the button. How it's wired will depend on how it's wired now, i.e. if there's a solenoid and how the kill set-up works. If you could post the model and serial numbers, someone here should be able to point you in the right direction. Thanks for signing up!

Edited by MH81, September 11, 2011 - 04:19 PM.