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safety switch question Soverign tractor

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fishnwiz

Can anyone tell me if there is a safety switch on the clutch pedal of a 97 Soverign tractor? I know there are switches on the Pto, seat and hydro lever But am not sure about the brake/clutch pedal.

Thanks

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PhanDad

Definitely no safety switch on a '97 hydro Sovereign.

I don't think they made a 6 speed or other manual tranny version Sovereign in '97, but if they did, I don't know how the "safety of the tranny" would be tied into the safety system.

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RickS

On my sovereign the seat safety is very sensitive.. Even when sitting fully on the seat I can get a no start. Mark sure this switch is fully seated for it to work.

Rick..........

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FlashandFlare
quote:Originally posted by alec

at least you didnt fry your mag tryin to jump the switch because you didnt know about the multiple safety switchessm00 cuz thats what I did


id="quote">
id="quote">How did you fry your Mag ? open circuit is open and closed circuit is closed. Those switches are just that, either open or closed.

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BLT

Mark, if that tractor has a Command, there's always the 'blue wire syndrome'.

I made note of this about a week ago:

"There is a tiny, in diameter, blue wire that when energized pulls in the starter solenoid and motors the starter. It has been a stinker in the Sunstars and Sovereigns of not having enough voltage to get the job done. A quick fix is installing a Bosch type relay to give the solenoid enough voltage to get the job done. As soon as I find my sketch, I post it."

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alec

flash... if I could explain exactly how I probably would have never done it sm04

I jumped my head light wire to " another " wire and I heard crackling and smoke rolled out from under the engine cover .

I didnt like that mag anyway dOd. I put a coil on it now after a lesson learned I am tracking down my safety switch problem ( after working on another tractor for a while )and will replace the mag when I pull the engine ...........maybe ..lol

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PhanDad

BLT,

Please tell us more about the Command "tiny, in diameter, blue wire".

Rather than hijack this thread, I started a new one (BLT's tiny, in diameter, blue wire - Command).

Looking forward to your reply

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