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    Blades won't engage

    I have a ferris zero turn riding mower, the mower starts and runs fine but when I lift the knob to engage blades nothing happens, not even a sound! I need help?

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    Re: Blades won't engage

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    I would suggest reading these threads (people with the same problem) to give you an idea of what it might be.

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    Re: Blades won't engage

    Quote Originally Posted by Cooper12 View Post
    I have a ferris zero turn riding mower, the mower starts and runs fine but when I lift the knob to engage blades nothing happens, not even a sound! I need help?
    If nothing happens when you lift the knob, my guess is the switch is probably bad or you have a safety switch some where on the mower that isn't working.


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    Re: Blades won't engage

    Quote Originally Posted by Ric View Post
    If nothing happens when you lift the knob, my guess is the switch is probably bad or you have a safety switch some where on the mower that isn't working.
    Did you check any belts? the main drive belt for the deck might be off the pulleys.

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    Re: Blades won't engage

    surely you checked the fuses

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