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Has anyone had any luck finding a replacement PTO switch for the Massey MF1655 tractors? Went to start mine up last night to move it and it is acting up again. I am pretty sure it is in the switch itself. I haven't hooked a meter up and troubleshooted anything yet. Originally it started acting up and toggling the switch on and off a couple times would let it start again.

It has progressively gotten worse where sometimes I would have to jiggle the plugs on the back of the switch and wiggle wires and it would start again. Sometimes it goes for days and weeks with no issue. I could just put a regular switch in there and bypass the safety but i would rather not.
 

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Jacks Small Engine says they have it HERE, but it's over $57 plus shipping! If it were me, I'd very carefully take the switch apart. Usually they just need a good cleaning to get them working great again. If the springs behind the contacts are bad, I just replace from one of those spring assortment kits from Harbor freight.
 

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Patton Acres has one on Ebay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Massey-Snapper-PTO-Switch-70-19545-fits-1650-1855-1600-/301495233400?_trksid=p2054897.l4275

Hey, George? Check with your site sponsors! :rolling: :dancingbanana:
You would think I would know better but sometimes when you have a bunch of stuff to do and you are in a hurry stuff slips by. I need to pull the plugs on my current switch and check to make sure it has the same prongs. Something tells me it may be different. I noticed too it is more of an aftermarket switch and doesn't have the pull to flip on it.
 
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The odd thing is I put the MF part number in ebay & got nothing. Usually a seller will put the OE part number in the ad even if it's an aftermarket part.
 

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The odd thing is I put the MF part number in ebay & got nothing. Usually a seller will put the OE part number in the ad even if it's an aftermarket part.
There's a lot of guys not posting a part number. Most customers don't know a part number, or even how to find the parts books for something as unusual as a Massey.

I did an experiment on eBay where I listed the same carburetor under the OEM part number and then under the engine application. It was a very popular carburetor for a Kohler, and at the time there was only one or two other sellers. And I had the best price. :smilewink:

I had two available on each listing. The listing with the engine application sold out (both carburetors) that week. I left the other one up under the OEM number, and one sold about a month later.

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What is the correct original part #?
Massey number 3021021M91

Snapper number 7019545YP

Snapper's retail price is about $22.

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You would think I would know better but sometimes when you have a bunch of stuff to do and you are in a hurry stuff slips by.
That's why I like hanging and helping out here at GTT. You're so darn eloquent. I woulda just said 'I should pull my head out of my ass' but you really spiff things up.
 

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I recently saw another brand that used the same type of switch for their PTO, dang it all if I can't remember though.

I found a used one from a tractor a guy parted, hope it works. The PO had bypass the original one on my 1855 so I fear it is bad.
 
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