Completing a piece of gear blows fuses it’s important to discover why. Fuses are a safety feature for the electric system, preventing damage to the gear in addition to possible damage to the operator. When a John Deere L110 keeps blowing fuses, the first task is to track down the cause by taking a good look at which fuses keep going out, and determine why.

Explain the Affected System

Usually when your lawn tractor blows fuses, only a single system is influenced. The issue might be in the starting system, the headlights or the power take-off, called the PTO. If the tractor will not begin, it’s the electric starting system, even if the headlights do not work, the problem is localized there, and if you can not raise and lower the cutting blades, the problem is at the PTO system.

Inspect the Wires

Damaged wiring may be accountable for fuses that maintain blowing for no apparent reason. Check the wires for signs of wear, especially missing bits of insulation in which it’s cracked, melted or been otherwise damaged. If you find damage, replace the wires. Always use the appropriate gauge wiring, as replacing wiring using wires the wrong size can produce a risk of fire.

Assess the Starter

If your John Deere L110 lawn tractor won’t begin or if it tries to start but repeatedly blows fuses, the problem is likely a defective starter or starter wires. If you can not see anything when you examine on the wires, then the problem might be internal to the starter. Eliminate the starter and have it examined by a John Deere dealer. Replacing it will most likely solve the problem.

Assess the PTO Switch

The PTO switch controls the power take-off system, which raises and lowers the mower deck. If the switch will not lower the deck, you can not cut grass. If the switch blows the fuse when you attempt to use it and you can not see anything wrong with the wires, then the problem is likely a short inside the PTO switch. Have it checked for electrical problems and replace if needed.

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