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Broadmoor 717 key switch

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dhoadley

I got my 717 runningdOd (victory laps around the driveway!!!:D) but I have a question about the key switch. Its got a single connector for a wire, but no wire. I push the starter button and its starts up, push the throttle down to dead low and it dies. Am I ok the way it is or am I in danger of melting something/ killing the battery/ starting a fire? Thanx, Dave

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bud119195

Should have a wire that connects to a small nut anb bolt by the govenor linkage that has a wire connected to it from the points.Wire will short the points when you turn switch off to short the points and shut engine off,

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dhoadley

That wire is bolted to the bottom of the throttle plate where my cable end is. It looks like its grounding out when I shut the throttle all the way down. Acceptable? Thanx, Dave

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steve-wis

The setup you have is used when there is no switch or key to kill the engine. My 627 has this setup. As long as it is working, you should have no problem with it. I would assume maybe there was an engine swap on your tractor somewhere along the way, or at least the carb and governor linkage hookup was changed.

Steve

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dhoadley
quote:Originally posted by bud119195

If you run a wire from switch to that point it should ground out with switch.


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id="quote">That should be easy enough. Thanx, Dave

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