Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Small Engine Questions
Deere LT150 Mower ran out of gas. Filled tank 1/2. Ran for
John Deere LT150 Mower ran out of gas. Filled tank 1/2. Ran for 1.5 hours no problems, then started sputtering almost dying. Parked until next mow, sputtered on first startup and now won't start. Plug… read more
EricN910
EricN910
Technician
Certified small engine technician
2,874 satisfied customers
I have a Deere L120 mower that has fuel in the tank, will
I have a John Deere L120 mower that has fuel in the tank, will crank , but will not start. there is some fuel in the clear filter that I can see but the mower will not start … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
5,798 satisfied customers
Have a troy-bilt leaf blower Item: 41AR4BEG966 Model: TB4BP
Have a troy-bilt leaf blower Item: 41AR4BEG966 Model: TB4BP EC. I have changed the carburetor, the muffler and the spark plug. Also changed the fuel line and the fuel filter. The blower seems to run p… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
5,798 satisfied customers
I have a Deere L120. When it is cold the easiest way to
I have a John Deere L120. When it is cold the easiest way to start it is to prime the carburetor. Once it is warmed up if I shut it down it doesn't want to start at all. I will try like crazy but that… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
40,824 satisfied customers
I have a Deere 210...after warming up or getting hot...the
I have a John Deere 210...after warming up or getting hot...the stalls under pto load...it will return to smooth idle but as soo as you turn the pto back on it sputters again. The carb and fuel pump h… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
40,824 satisfied customers
Deer l120 riding mower complete new fuel lines rebuilt carb
john deer l120 riding mower complete new fuel lines rebuilt carb new fuel pump once I get it running it pumps fuel fine after sitting cool down it wont pump also new vacuum line that runs to the fuel … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
7,310 satisfied customers
We have a 2006 john deere lawn tractor 534x 4 wheel steer.
we have a 2006 john deere lawn tractor 534x 4 wheel steer. the mower runs 5 minutes starts running bad you can choke it and it will run another 5 minutes before it kills. this is what we have done try… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere GT 262 17 HP. The engine turns over but
I have a John Deere GT 262 17 HP. The engine turns over but it takes many cranks to start. I pulled the carb off and cleaned it and replaced the gaskets and spark plug. The JD mechanic told me to make… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
40,824 satisfied customers
I have a 6.75.hp ez start push mower that has gas to the carb
I have a 6.75.hp ez start push mower that has gas to the carb and has a spark but will not start. it will sputter briefly only if you spray starting fluid. what else could be wrong. carb has also been… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
My John Deere L120 at 250 hours will sputter for approximately
My John Deere L120 at 250 hours will sputter for approximately 30 seconds and stall out after 30 minutes of run time. It won't restart until cold and then the above repeats. I've changed the spark plu… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere L120 and am having problems getting it
I have a John Deere L120 and am having problems getting it to run. I flush the fuel, put in some sea foam in the carb and fresh gas overnight, changed the fuel filter and two of the fuel lines. THe en… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,541 satisfied customers
Have a John Deere L120. Getting gas to the carb but it will
Have a John Deere L120. Getting gas to the carb but it will only run well if the choke is all the way on. When I turn the choke off it will idle up and down and backfire. I have sprayed it with carb c… read more
Donerightmotors
Donerightmotors
Self Employed
High School or GED
84 satisfied customers
hello jr my name is XXXXX XXXXX have john deer L120 that will not
hello jr my name is XXXXX XXXXX have john deer L120 that will not start or attempt to start i have changed the plugs and it is fireing ok also changed out the safety switches and fuel filter air filer… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a john deere garden tractor a 345. It will run for
I have a john deere garden tractor a 345. It will run for a while and then it just shuts off. You wait a minute start it back up wait another minute turn on the blades and then it shuts off again. Any… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
I have the exact same problem with my John Deere 170 as described
I have the exact same problem with my John Deere 170 as described in thread "http://www.justanswer.com/questions/21ati-hi-john-deere-170-kawasaki" only I can engage the PTO and do 5-10 minutes of cutt… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a john deere lx279 with a 17 hp kaw engine i have put
I have a john deere lx279 with a 17 hp kaw engine i have put new fuel pump, new carb, new fuel filter, new plugs,new gas lines,and it started out running a little while 30 minutes or so after new pump… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
6,030 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 130 with the Kohler CV23S engine. Changed
I have a John Deere 130 with the Kohler CV23S engine. Changed gas, fuel filter, spark plugs, cleaned air filter,changed oil and filter. Checked fuel line to gas tank (not clogged), checked vent on gas… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere L120 (Briggs & Stratton). When I start
I have a John Deere L120 (Briggs & Stratton). When I start the engine it runs for about 3 seconds then shuts off. I have checked everything the technical manual says to check and it still behaves the … read more
Delsley
Delsley
Handyman & JustAnswer Expert
IT Certificate
43 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

40,824 satisfied customers

have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert

Rick

Rick

Factory Authorized Trainer

4,218 satisfied customers

Outdoor Power Equipment technical trainer since 1990, covering eight states.

Vince O.

Vince O.

Small Engine Technician

3,283 satisfied customers

Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers

Jon K.

Jon K.

Small Engine Diagnostic Expert

2,995 satisfied customers

Gold certified Stihl tech, Service Manager for a rental/repair shop.Certified in most small engines

James W

James W

Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert

2,989 satisfied customers

7 years as Mechanic & Parts Manager for Brother who has Owned Lawn & Garden Repair shop for 35 years

RUSS

RUSS

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

1,723 satisfied customers

28 YEAR SERVICE TECHNICIAN

roger

roger

Small Engine Technician

390 satisfied customers

23 years of being a shop owner..small engine trade schools

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x