Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
This is an issue with my Craftsman Lawn Tractor. I have had
Pearl, This is an issue with my Craftsman Lawn Tractor. I have had Sears at my home 4-5 times since April with various issues on the lawn tractor. I was going to mow with it last night and it would no… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
The spark plug is fowling (wet) on the right side (as I face
The spark plug is fowling (wet) on the right side (as I face the front) of my 24 HP Kohler engine on a Craftsman ride on lawnmower. Running rough at full power and can't use the lawnmower because not … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,108 satisfied customers
I HAVE A CRAFTSMAN DYS 4500 LAWNMOWER TRACKTOR YR 12/2007 24
I HAVE A CRAFTSMAN DYS 4500 LAWNMOWER TRACKTOR YR 12/2007 24 OHY INTEK TWIN 42 IN' CUT DECK THE MODEL NUMBER WORN OFF HOW DO I FIND THE MODEL NUMBER FOR IT ?… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
2,943 satisfied customers
I bought a Craftsman R 1000 lawn riding tractor less than a
I bought a Craftsman R 1000 lawn riding tractor less than a year ago. I was mowing 2 days ago. I stopped it to move some items. Got back on it would not start. no clicking, no sound whatsoever. checke… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I own a Craftsman, 14.5 hp, 42", riding lawnmower. The 6-speed
I own a Craftsman, 14.5 hp, 42", riding lawnmower. The 6-speed rearend failed, in short time! . And repair shops are unable to find a replacement, rear gearbox, because, when you find that same model … read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
2 years ago bought a brand new craftsman self propelled briggs
2 years ago bought a brand new craftsman self propelled briggs and stratton 6.75 lawnmower, used it 3 times, then put it in the garage. Got the maintenance kit. (There was no gas left in it after 2 ye… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
Sears craftsman tractor Mod# XXXXX type#0413E1 Code #050207YG 24hp
Sears craftsman tractor Mod# XXXXX type#0413E1 Code #050207YG 24hp intek The problem i have began all of a sudden. my riding lawn tractor runs fine when you first start it. it will run fine for hours,… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I HAVE A KOHLER 25 HP VERTICAL SHAFT, NEED THE BLOWER FOR THIS
I HAVE A KOHLER 25 HP VERTICAL SHAFT, NEED THE BLOWER FOR THIS ENG CAN NOT FIND ENG NUMBERS… read more
Dieseljunky2
Dieseljunky2
Locomotive Mechanic
Ford Certified Technician
409 satisfied customers
Thank you in advance. I have a Craftsman riding mower Model
Thank you in advance. I have a Craftsman riding mower ModelNNN-NN-NNNN (46", 20 HP). I have the manual, and ordered new belts from it, but I've misplaced the manual, and need the procedure for install… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I just picked up a Craftsman 13.5 hp, 42 in., 6 speed lawn
I just picked up a Craftsman 13.5 hp, 42 in., 6 speed lawn tractor that my mother bought 4 or 5 years ago. Replaces the needle and seat in the carb to get the engine to run. Thought everything was ok,… read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
craftsman garden tractor 25 hpmod. 917.276011 ran great 2 wks
craftsman garden tractor 25 hpmod.NNN-NN-NNNNran great 2 wks ago. Today will only start with ether then quits. have changed fuel filter but makes no difference. have checked fuel all the way to carb. … read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
my craftsman riding lawnmower runs fine till it warms up about
my craftsman riding lawnmower runs fine till it warms up about 20 min. then it stalls. after it coo l down it will start up again till it get warm make crafsman model-NNN-NN-NNNNnbsp; 18 intek ohv… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Sears Craftsman Garden Tractor ,26 hp kohler engine,
I have a Sears Craftsman Garden Tractor ,26 hp kohler engine, electric start, Automatic trans., made by Husqvarna. Bought it new in Nov. 2009, plowed snow in my drive several times. This is first year… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
My Kholer V-twin Commander engine in my Sears Craftman riding
My Kholer V-twin Commander engine in my Sears Craftman riding lawm mower just died! I thought it was out of gas but and forgot to turn off the inigition switch. I added gas and attempted to jump start… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
My garden tractor engine, kohler engines model number cv490
My garden tractor engine, kohler engines model number cv490 type number 27532, starts and runs fine for a period of approximately 5 mins. and suddenly stops running. after a period of about 20 mins. i… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,716 satisfied customers
I have a Sears Craftsman riding lawnmower with a Kholer engine.
I have a Sears Craftsman riding lawnmower with a Kholer engine. The engine quits running after it gets hot (about 45 minutes or so). I repaced the carborator but I still have the problem Would it be t… read more
Curtis
Curtis
Conductor
Bachelor's Degree
96 satisfied customers
i need an ignition harness for craftsman riding lawnmower model
i need an ignition harness for craftsman riding lawnmower model #NNN-NN-NNNN sears discontinued this part. Do you know where I can get one of these. the harness melted behind the ingnition switch the … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
Lawnmower about 3 years old; starts up fine; will run for about
Lawnmower about 3 years old; starts up fine; will run for about 2 minutes then quits dead. Gas realatively recent with stabil added. Changed oil, changed spark plug, filter looks clean and everything … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 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

15,770 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.

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

2,986 satisfied customers

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

Vince O.

Vince O.

Small Engine Technician

2,943 satisfied customers

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

Wayne

Wayne

Engine Rebuilder

2,108 satisfied customers

many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines

RUSS

RUSS

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

1,723 satisfied customers

28 YEAR SERVICE TECHNICIAN

< 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