Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
Riding mower, Model #LT 1042, Series 1000 - we have been
riding mower, Model #LT 1042, Series 1000 - we have been experiencing trouble with the spindle belts on the mower deck to keep tearing, what can our problem be. … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
5,596 satisfied customers
I bought my my Cub Cadet this Spring and have only used it a
I bought my my Cub Cadet this Spring and have only used it a dozen or so times. After hosing the blades (by using the receptor on top of the blade guard), I hosed off the top of the blade guard itself… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
Cub cadet 2135, pull pto out blades don't engage, unplugged
Cub cadet 2135 , pull pto out blades don't engage, unplugged wire going to clutch and put test light in and that lit up , so have power going to plug , does that mean clutch is bad … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
The middle blades on my cub cadet 728TDE snow thrower will
the middle blades on my cub cadet 728TDE snow thrower will not turn. the outside ones are turning … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
Have a cub cadet model GT2542. Today, the mower blades quit
Have a cub cadet model GT2542. Today, the mower blades quit turning. I checked the PTO clutch and it engages the pulley. Main deck drive belt moved and turned pulley on the deck. However the belt that… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
While mowing today my LT1050 just stopped. The motor was
While mowing today my LT1050 just stopped. The motor was still running and the deck was still operating but I couldn't go forward or backward. Is there a linkage point somewhere that might have discon… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet lt1554 and when we are cutting grass when
I have a cub cadet lt1554 and when we are cutting grass when we engage the blades and cut in position 1,2,3 it does fine. But 4,5 sounds like it bogs down the lawn mower. It doesn't cut off. But it so… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
My cub cadet 3235 will not engage the blades and then turns
My cub cadet 3235 will not engage the blades and then turns off the engine after a few seconds … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
My starter is dragging when i turn the key. I noticed that
My starter is dragging when i turn the key. I noticed that the blades are turning with the starter with the PTO *off* from what i am reading this means the pto bearings froze up? If so where is the pt… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
Was on ride on mower cub cadet 13a 208m100 working fine then
was on ride on mower cub cadet 13a 208m100 working fine then blades stopped turning now blades don't work but mower still works … read more
Bill McCusker
Bill McCusker
130 satisfied customers
I have a 46" cub cadet XT1 Enduro riding mower that has a
I have a 46" cub cadet XT1 Enduro riding mower that has a problem with the deck drive belt coming off. … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet zero turn....dropped the deck to replace
I have a cub cadet zero turn....dropped the deck to replace the blades...now clutch (PTO) will not engage … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
1995 cub model 2135. stops after running or more minutes. No
1995 cub model 2135. stops after running for 15 or more minutes. No spark to plug. Will restart after cooling down. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
I'm ***** *****. trying to replace the lower drive belt on a
Hi I'm ***** *****. trying to replace the lower drive belt on a Cub Cadet ltx1040 2012.how do I get the old belt off … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
Im working on a cub cadet riding lawnmoer and im having
hi im working on a cub cadet riding lawnmoer and im having trouble acitivating the blades or pto ive replaced the on, off switch worked for a little while then it quit working again i have no idea abo… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
I have a Cub Cadet RZT42 and the blades will not engage when
I have a Cub Cadet RZT42 and the blades will not engage when I pull the PTO knob. The belt is tight and on and I can turn the blades manually by the belt. At first the blades were just delayed in star… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet with the PTO stuck engaged so it is extremely
I have a cub cadet with the PTO stuck engaged so it is extremely had to start. How do i disengage the PTO?… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,693 satisfied customers
Ive got a Cub Cadet 50 Z Force zero turn mower, and it works
I've got a Cub Cadet 50" Z Force zero turn mower, and it works great. The one problem I have is that by the time I'm done mowing my legs and the entire tops side of the mower is covered with clippings… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,714 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

32,693 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