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How do I start my Cub Cadet mower?

Last Updated: 16th January, 2020

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  1. Step 1: Put the key in the ignition switch.
  2. Step 2: Disengage the PTO.
  3. Step 3: Set the parking brake.
  4. Step 4: Pull the choke control or throttle/choke control to the choke position if necessary.
  5. Step 5: Turn the ignition key to the START.

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Thereof, how do I tell what year my Cub Cadet mower is?

Some older products have this information stamped into the metal while newer models have it on a 2-inch by 3-inch sticker.

  1. Locate the model and serial number tag or stamp on your piece of equipment.
  2. Locate the fifth number of the serial number to identify the last digit of the model year.

Subsequently, question is, why does my Cub Cadet not move? If your Cub Cadet 1024 was moved manually, the problem could be with the hydrostatic transmission. The hydrostatic relief valve must be opened and the bypass rod must be pulled out before a manual move. If these were not returned to their original position, the transmission will not operate after engine start.

One may also ask, is Cub Cadet a good mower?

These Cub Cadet 50” are good mowers overall. This is the LTX1050 and a few years old now. The side chute broke early on, the bagger assembly is unique to the 50” and 54” and is $500 no matter where you buy it from. The engine is good although bottom crank seal began leaking after about 30 hours.

Why will my Cub Cadet not start?

There may be old or bad fuel in the carburetor float bowl. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and prevent the engine from starting. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner.

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