Riding lawn mowers are easier to operate than push lawn mowers, and they're ideal for homeowners who have trouble physically pushing a mower or for people who have large properties to take care of. If you own a riding lawn mower, you should be familiar with the various parts--including the wiring--and you should understand the basics of how the mower works. That way, you'll be able to troubleshoot simple problems as they arise instead of having to take your riding lawn mower into a repair shop for minor issues.
Find out the make, model, and model number for your riding lawn mower. This information can be found right on the mower or in the owner's manual. If you can't find the information, contact the manufacturer.
Visit PartsAndService.com, and find the "Browse Parts Diagrams" option on the left side of the screen.
Click "by Make and Model." Browse the page for the make and model of your riding lawn mower.
Click the "Product Code" link next to the make and model for your riding lawn mower.
Click the "Lawnmower" option on the next page. Find the model number for your riding lawn mower, and click it.
Locate "Wire Diagram" on the following page, and click the corresponding "Page Number" icon. The wiring diagram will appear on your screen.