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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 09:56 PM
    The two spade terminals on the motor are connected to a thermal circuit breaker. It's purpose is to shut the motor down in the event that it...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 07:54 AM
    I have tried those terminals both ways and get no results. I will check it later for continuity, but is there a bypass or a switch I could add to...
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 10:16 AM
    Is the connector with the two wire 12s attached to the other spade on the motor? If not, connect them to it and reconnect wire 3 to the other...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-19-2017, 08:42 AM
    OK I switched wire 5 & 11, that seems to work. Now when I sit on the seat and flip the switch the blade motors will turn on and vice versa. However...
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 03:54 PM
    Sure, happy to help. If you're connecting wire 3 to the negative side of the drive motor, you are bypassing the seat switch. The motor will always...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 03:09 PM
    I am touching it to the Negative on the Drive motor, but I found out today that if I touch wire 3 to any bare metal it will engage the drive motor. I...
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 02:53 PM
    I'm taking a look at things and thinking that deck motors running without any input from the switch is due to wires being placed in the wrong spot on...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 12:15 PM
    Here is a video of the issue... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaZ-Q-9k9xA
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 10:44 AM
    I started my reply before your last post, so I am just seeing it now. I will have to take some time and read through it carefully. A video wouldn't...
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 10:42 AM
    You can clean everything up pretty well when it's on the bench like that. I've had pretty good luck cleaning the corrosion off of the wire terminals...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 10:38 AM
    I have cleaned up all the connections and have the components RUNNING!!! BUT...there are some oddities I cannot account for, When I press down on the...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 07:54 PM
    ahirbe replied to a thread Tire Fix? in How to do it..
    Thanks for the advice guys, I purchased new tires from Northern Tool and got wider ones for the back (all they had in an 18" on the rim) and welded...
    4 replies | 582 view(s)
  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 06:46 PM
    Thank you for the response, I will look into replacing, but as I have the time I might try and clean up and investigate what works. Do you know if...
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  • medievalist's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 02:28 PM
    Nick's right, you really need the Homeowner's Service Manual. Download and print the whole thing. It has all the pictures and diagrams you need,...
    5 replies | 759 view(s)
  • medievalist's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 02:24 PM
    Looking at your pictures, you have a lot of corrosion to clean up. The rust is non-conductive. To test a switch or relay, use the Ohms setting on...
    13 replies | 612 view(s)
  • medievalist's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 02:11 PM
    medievalist replied to a thread Tire Fix? in How to do it..
    Usually you can put a tube in any tire that is still in one piece. I have used 40+ year old tires with tubes many times. You have to carefully...
    4 replies | 582 view(s)
  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 07:55 PM
    I would like to remove the charger from my E8 as I have a marine 3 bank that I will hook the ET up to in my shed. I am so close to finishing this...
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  • ahirbe's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 08:19 AM
    I have chased down and labeled all the wires for my E8M and have removed the charging system, as I will be using a separate smart charger. My...
    13 replies | 612 view(s)
  • oldskool's Avatar
    05-02-2017, 11:42 AM
    Just as busy here Nick so not sure when I will get to this project. However, I will start by sending pictures sometime this week. Thank you. Paul
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    05-01-2017, 09:12 AM
    Sure, feel free to email pictures. I currently have a lot of irons in the fire, so it may take me a little while to answer. I will include the...
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  • oldskool's Avatar
    04-30-2017, 04:43 PM
    Thanks for helping out Nick. I am very visual so pictures would be beneficial. I will download the shop manual and I may even have a partial copy but...
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  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    04-28-2017, 09:29 AM
    FarmallMan replied to a thread Tire Fix? in How to do it..
    I think the big difference between the 6.5 and 8.5 is the width. Of course, a wider tire on the same size rim will crown up higher. I'm not really...
    4 replies | 582 view(s)
  • FarmallMan's Avatar
    04-28-2017, 09:19 AM
    Hi Paul, On the E15 (basically the same as the E12S) the original charger is hooked to the tractor's wiring with wire 2 and wire 30. Wire 2...
    5 replies | 759 view(s)
  • ahirbe's Avatar
    04-27-2017, 09:44 AM
    ahirbe replied to a thread E8M Controller in How to do it..
    Does anyone have a plain line drawing or instructions in layman's terms as to how to wire the various components in the E8M? I am very new to...
    3 replies | 450 view(s)
  • mikek's Avatar
    04-27-2017, 04:28 AM
    mikek replied to a thread E10M Question in How to do it..
    Thanks, Bush. I located it. The arm had slipped off the lever from the clutch - it seem a little fiddly! It works now - thanks.
    3 replies | 667 view(s)
  • ahirbe's Avatar
    04-25-2017, 08:23 AM
    ahirbe replied to a thread Tire Fix? in How to do it..
    I've decided to just get new tires...I found the front tires but am having trouble with finding the rear wheels with tires, I did find these...
    4 replies | 582 view(s)
  • oldskool's Avatar
    04-23-2017, 12:32 PM
    I have an E12s with a "smart charger" that has been failing for a few years now. Overcharges the fronts by a wide margin without fully charging the...
    5 replies | 759 view(s)
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