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post #1 of 4 Old 04-16-2019, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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Shuts down after a few seconds

Hello I am hoping for some help here. I have a Case 235 4WD circa 1988 compact tractor, 3 cylinder Mitsubishi diesel that I use for mowing. It will start right up and then shut down after a few seconds. In an attempt to fix it, I have changed the oil pressure switch and cleaned the fuel cup and bled the fuel system. Any ideas?

The second part of my post is a question. When I purchased this tractor the previous owner told me to turn the key to the first position and wait to hear a click before I try starting the engine. What does that click mean and where does it come from? Thank You and have a great tractor day.
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Re: Shuts down after a few seconds

Sound is the Glow Plug relay, should be under the dash I would think.

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Re: Shuts down after a few seconds

Possibly the electric fuel shut off solenoid..??
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Re: Shuts down after a few seconds

Have you changed the fuel filters?
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