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Re: cub cadet 2130 pto clutch replaced and still wont engage
when checking PTO coil resistance, do not have any power connected to the PTO and set your voltmeter to the lowest Ohms scale. The PTO mfgr should have the correct resistance reading values posted online.. Insert both voltmeter probes into the PTO pigtail connector. The voltmeter itself will provide test power from it's internal battery.
When providing 12 volts directly from battery, might also have to provide a temporary ground from the clutch's pigtail connector to the battery's ground post.
Another test is to set your voltmeter to measure 12 volts DC and - with an assistant's help, turn ign sw on - do NOT start engine - turn PTO sw to ON position. If you read 12volts at the connector coming from the main wire harness normally hooking to the PTO pigtail (have it unhookedfor this test), PTO sw and related circuit wires are OK. If not, most likely PTO sw is bad.
When checking this, make sure both voltmeter probe leads are contacting both of the two connector internal pins. If you see your voltmeter trying to register a negative off-scale reading, simply reverse lead connections. Good luck.