john deere 445

steverobinMarch 24, 2014

JD445- starts fine. after cutting for 1/2 -1hr. it shuts off and won't start for 1/2 hr or so. If I turn it off before it shuts off, same thing. After 1/2-1hr, it starts right up.

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justalurker

The JD 425/445 can/will have strange problems when the Time Delay Module is failing or has failed.

Google for more info.

    Bookmark   March 24, 2014 at 5:23PM
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krnuttle

If the condenser for the spark plug is failing you will also see a similar problem.

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 7:45AM
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justalurker

The JD 445 garden tractor has a Kawasaki FD620D liquid cooled fuel injected V-twin with transistor ignition.

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 11:34AM
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wheely_boy

You tell him, Just-a-jerker!

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 12:01PM
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justalurker

wheely,

There's no need for name calling. Just want the OP to get accurate info and not send him on a wild goose chase.

If you've got something helpful to add to the thread post it otherwise change hands and keep smiling.

This post was edited by justalurker on Tue, Mar 25, 14 at 13:03

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 12:49PM
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rcbe(6)

Careful now JAL.. don't wanna get rollergirl started back on one of his artististic bents - He is SO into Photoshop....

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 7:14AM
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steverobin

Thanks. I looked up the time delay module on google. I will see if that helps. Is there any way to "jump" that module, or does it just need to be replaced to see if it makes a difference?

    Bookmark   April 1, 2014 at 11:51AM
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justalurker

AFAIK there's no Q&D field test for the module but it is a common problem and modestly priced.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2014 at 2:32PM
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