John Deere Wiring - YouTube Click to view on Bing4:09I made sure that every wire was clean making a good connection at the connector. Every place there was a ground wire it was taken off and cleaned and replaced.Author: Om FishingViews: 15K John Deere Seat Switch - YouTube Click to view on Bing5:39This video shows the installation of the seat cutoff switch on the John Deere LX178. It also shows the jumper that deactivates the seat switch, however I don't advise you do it for safety reasons.Author: Bruce PenderViews: 30K How to Disconnect the Seat Safety Switch on John Deere John Deere riding mowers come equipped with seat safety switches located directly under the operator's seat. When the operator stands, an electrical circuit is broken, and the mower cannot be placed into gear. If the operator attempts to put the lawn tractor into gear while not seated, the John Deere mower will shut off automatically. Where Can You Find the John Deere Wiring Diagram The best way to find wiring diagrams for John Deere products is to visit the technical information bookstore at the John Deere website. Where Can You Find the John Deere Wiring Diagram? Credit: Moment Mobile ED/Moment Mobile/Getty Images. Find John Deere Electrical Diagrams - John Deere Electrical Diagrams. How to Install a John Deere Seat Switch | eHow The seat switch on a John Deere lawn tractor is a safety feature on every model. When an operator is not present while the lawn tractor is running, it enables the seat switch that then shuts off the engine. When the seat switch malfunctions, it is very important to replace the switch for the safety of the operator.