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
Still having issues with my 2010 Deere X500 25HP Kawasaki.
Still having issues with my 2010 John Deere X500 25HP Kawasaki. Engine stalls while mowing. New fuel filter, new fuel line, new spark plugs, new air filter. Took to a dealer (not john deere due to the… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a Deere model L111 about 14 years old runs fine on
I have a John Deere model L111 about 14 years old runs fine on level ground but recently when I go up an incline it dies out have to let it sit a few minutes on level ground for it to start back up fu… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have an older John Deere 214 riding mower that has performed
I have an older John Deere 214 riding mower that has performed well for 2 years, both through grass cutting season and plow season. But, while cutting grass this season, I cut for approximately a half… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,794 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 425 with a 20 HP Kawasaki engine (1994
I have a John Deere 425 with a 20 HP Kawasaki engine (1994 two cylinder). I will start it up and mow with it for about 15 or 20 minutes, then it seems to start to choke out or miss or something. In an… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
john deere lx280 18hp v-twin. mowing today engine cut out.
john deere lx280 18hp v-twin. mowing today engine cut out. battery fine. let sit for a few minutes it started back up. after about 2 minutes starts hunting for rpm and died. did the same thing about 5… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
John Deere GT245, runs for 3/4 hr while mowing. Cuts out and
John Deere GT245, runs for 3/4 hr while mowing. Cuts out and dies, restarts and runs fine for a few more minutes with blade engaged than dies again. Runs fine as long as blade isn't engaged. Has new c… read more
Doug E.
Doug E.
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,485 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 178XL Riding Mower--I changed oil, sharpened
I have a John Deere 178XL Riding Mower--I changed oil, sharpened blades after it had been sitting all winter---when I started mowing it would run about 1 minute and stall out with deck not engaged-- 1… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Grand Pa
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,233 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere lawn tractor, STX 38 Hydro. The belt to
I have a John Deere lawn tractor, STX 38 Hydro. The belt to the mower deck broke but up until that time the machine ran perfectly. The machine was serviced by the dealer. The belt was replaced. The sp… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
HI - REGARDING 1 YR OLD BOLEN MOWER WITH BRIGGS STRATON ENGINE
HI - REGARDING 1 YR OLD BOLEN MOWER WITH BRIGGS STRATON ENGINE -IT IS A LITTLE SERIES 500 ENGINE -- NO PROBLEMS LAST YR - REPLACED PLUG AND CLEANED AIR FILTER THIS SPRING AND IT STARTED RIGHT UP AND M… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere lawn tractor and have asked 2 questions
I have a John Deere lawn tractor and have asked 2 questions so far. The first expert told me to change the solenoid on the carburator, did that, didn't work. The 2nd expert told me to clean fuel tank,… read more
Carey (Turtle) Moore
Carey (Turtle) Moore
Supervisor Fleet Maintenance
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
142 satisfied customers
Have an X500 John Deere riding mower. Mowing yesterday and
Have an X500 John Deere riding mower. Mowing yesterday and it just quit. Even though the fuel gauge showed 1/4 tank, I just figured it was out of fuel. Refueled and tried to start. It would start with… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,541 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere GX-75 riding lawn mower with a Kawasaki
I have a John Deere GX-75 riding lawn mower with a Kawasaki 9 HP motor. It will stall after 10-15 min run time. I've cleaned tank, replaced the fuel filter, cleaned the carb, replaced the air filter, … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
On my john deere lx176, after mowing awhile it starts to spit
On my john deere lx176, after mowing awhile it starts to spit & sputter, then dies. After raising the hood there is little or no gas in the gas filter. After engine cools & spray a little quick start … read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere LT 155 lawn tractor . I believe it is a
I have a John Deere LT 155 lawn tractor . I believe it is a 1998 model year. I bought it new and have always maintained it with spark plug, oil, filters (oil and gas) etc each year. Recently I have ha… read more
PK.
PK.
Owner
High School or GED
790 satisfied customers
I have an older JD riding mower "160" it has a kawasaki motor.
I have an older JD riding mower "160" it has a kawasaki motor. When it runs for about 45 mins it starts dying when you let the clutch out. I had it to the shop a few months ago and they replaced the f… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
6,038 satisfied customers
I have a john deere L120 riding mower. Bought it in 02 or 03.
I have a john deere L120 riding mower. Bought it in 02 or 03. Since owning it, it has always run a little rough and occassionally backfired when powering it down. During winter I stored in my garage w… read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,989 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 14SB walk behind rotary mower. It worked
I have a John Deere 14SB walk behind rotary mower. It worked fine until last week. I'd stopped and restarted it a couple times during the mowing. Then it stopped and wouldn't restart despite having ga… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Small Engine Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,445 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.
Small Engine Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,445 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

19,291 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