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Dominator

Hello all,. Recently bought a 1993 314-8.  Gonna need some tlc.  I hope I do no not aggravate you guys too much with questions, I just want to do it right.   When attempting to start the tractor , you sometimes have to jiggle the pto lever, then it will fire right up,. Do you think I am looking at a bad pto switch or is there an adjustment? Many thanks as always, dominator

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gwest_ca

These diagrams will help you understand the different circuits.

Try holding the pto lever back toward you when starting. If that does it you can likely make an adjustment to have switch contact made sooner. I have one that is like that and have not fixed it. I am the only one that knows how to start it.

There are two switches next to each other. One controls the starter circuit and the other the ignition circuit.

The pto switches are item #20 on this diagram

https://www.partstree.com/parts/toro/mowers-lawn-garden-tractor/73400-314-8-toro-314-8-garden-tractor-sn-3900001-3999999-1993/electrical-system_3/

 

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ebinmaine
7 hours ago, Dominator said:

I hope I do no not aggravate you guys too much with questions

:lol:

 

Can't be done.

We like to help.

We like pics!!!

Ask away...

 

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roadapples

Thought I clicked on the wrong site there for a minute...:ph34r:

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ebinmaine
5 hours ago, roadapples said:

Thought I clicked on the wrong site there for a minute...:ph34r:

Hey we can hope....

 

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The Tool Crib

Sounds like the safety switch on the pto

lever. My 312-8 did the same thing.

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itsmeraymond
On 6/2/2019 at 3:01 AM, roadapples said:

Thought I clicked on the wrong site there for a minute...:ph34r:

hahaha

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