How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 26529
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
Type Your Small Engine Question Here...
Curtis B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How do you repair ethanol damage to small engines?

Customer Question

how do you repair ethanol damage to small engines?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

What is engine model number? Usually it will damage the small plastic parts in the carburetor .fuel pump, and replacement will be required. On some Briggs engines , it will only swell the needle valve seat, and replacing the needle valve and seat will fix it. It only damages the fuel system.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you get my response?