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How do I replace an Electric Clutch in a Rear-Engine Riding Mower?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Disconnect the spark plugs

    Set the parking brake and move the mower to a work area. When you remove the clutch, list a helpers.

  2. Release the blade belt

    The deck should be lowered to the lowest position. The mower deck has a left pulley cover. Roll the blade drive belt off the left blade pulley after pushing in the blade belt idler pulley. Remove the blade drive belt from the electric clutch by reaching under the rear of the mower frame.

  3. Remove the electric clutch

    Plug the electric clutch wiring harness back in. Pull the cover off to get to the nut. While you remove the mounting bolt from the clutch, have a helpers hold the flywheel nut. The clutch needs to be removed from the engine's crankshaft. The electric clutch wiring harness should be noted when pulling the clutch off the engine shaft.

  4. Install the new electric clutch

    (not-been-paraphrased) Position the bushing on top of the electric clutch. Line up the slot in the electric clutch pulley with the key in the engine shaft and push the electric clutch onto the engine shaft. Make sure the tab in the electric clutch bracket engages the mounting slot on the electric clutch frame. While your helper holds the flywheel nut, reinstall the electric clutch mounting bolt. Reattach the flywheel cover. Reconnect the electric clutch wire harness. Tip: Make sure that the electric clutch wire harness is routed to the engine correctly on reassembly.

  5. Reinstall the blade belt

    Remove the blade drive belt from the electric clutch. Roll the blade belt onto the left blade pulley. The pulley cover needs to be reinstalled. It's a good idea to make sure that the blade belt is routed correctly.

  6. Reconnect the spark plugs

    The spark plugs have wires to them.

Time required:

45 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

socket wrench set, work gloves.

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