Bodch Rotary Mower problem

The Dead Man's control stopped working while I was mowing my Mother's lawn this morning. To turn off the machine I had to unplug at the mains. I would appreciate any ideas as to what has gone wrong and whether it is a straightforward diy job to fix.

Thanks

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 15,255

    I would email Bosch direct, would be the best bet.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 16,193
    I don't know how to fix it, but this might give you an idea as to what has gone wrong.



    http://www.schneider-electric.co.uk/en/faqs/FA23925/



    With anything electrical, I think it's best to rake it to a professional for repair.
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • KT53KT53 Posts: 3,850

    Sounds as if the 'dead man's switch' has either broken or stuck in the 'on' position.  As pansyface has said, messing with anything electrical should be done by a pro.  The furthest I would go myself is to take the screws out to see the workings of the dead man switch and check for anything obvious.

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