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  1. #1
    Bronze Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Panhandle Florida

    Default rear PTO lever wont engage sometimes

    My rear PTO lever often wont engage on my MF1540HST. sometimes it will. sometimes it wont. however, if I turn the yellow PTO knob on the dash for just a few seconds I can then engage my rear PTO. The manual says to never turn that yellow knob w/o first engaging the rear PTO but what else can I do? otherwise the MF1540 has been flawless.Thanks
    MF1540HST FEL 5ft Bush Hog 6ft Rototiller middle buster

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    Gold Member Taiser's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    Northwestern Ontario, Canada
    Kubota B7800 with Loader and Backhoe, Cub Cadet 2160

    Default Re: rear PTO lever wont engage sometimes

    Not sure of the MF's but does it do this even after moving the tractor a bit? This happens sometimes on my B7800. It's just the gears not meshing. If I push the clutch back out and in the lever then slides right in or failing that, just touching the hydro predal will work too.

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