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
I have a Kohler SV620-3215 engine on a troybuilt lawn
Eric, I have a Kohler SV620-3215 engine on a troybuilt lawn tractor. Runs fine. I could smell gas when it was level but could not pin point its origin. Once the tractor was elevated, gas was pouring o… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Have a question about my kohler courage 19 hp, bought the
said it was in good working order. I mounted it onto my tractor without problem. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I bought a25 yr old JD stx 38 lawn tractor that has 13 hp Kohler
I bought a25 yr old JD stx 38 lawn tractor that has 13 hp Kohler engine and it has a fuel leak that seems to be coming from the far sid of the fuel bowl. it doesn't leak from the bottom of the bowl bu… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Our #212 John Deere lawn tractor with a 12 hp Kohler engine
Our #212 John Deere lawn tractor with a 12 hp Kohler engine starts and runs, but only with the choke fully on. It started doing this 'out of the blue.' Engage the mower and it dies. Clean air filter, … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a 1989 cub cadet lawn tractor W/14hp kohler engine.Brought
I have a 1989 cub cadet lawn tractor W/14hp kohler engine.Brought it out for 1st time of season w/ fresh gas & new battery.It starts(after much cranking) & then dies.After 2 or 3 tries it won't start … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
We have a 16 hp Kohler on our lawn tractor. It emits whitish
We have a 16 hp Kohler on our lawn tractor. It emits whitish smoke and there is gas in the crankcase oil. Do you suspect a broken ring or is it possible the carb is the culprit - particularily the ele… read more
Curtis
Curtis
Conductor
Bachelor's Degree
96 satisfied customers
I have a Scott lawn tractor with a Kohler engine. In the Spring,
I have a Scott lawn tractor with a Kohler engine. In the Spring, the tractor simply stopped while cutting my lawn and would not restart. My dealer repaired itsaying the solenoid was stuck. It has star… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
I have a 15.5 HP Kohler on my Craftsman Lawn Tractor. Its
I have a 15.5 HP Kohler on my Craftsman Lawn Tractor. It's about 12 years old. Model number isNNN-NN-NNNN It will turn over but not start. I changed the fuel filter and spark plug and took apart the f… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
I have a Simplicity Regent Hydro 14 tractor with Kohler engine.
I have a Simplicity Regent Hydro 14 tractor with Kohler engine. It seems like it is running very rich. How do you service the carb float? I'm thinking it is sticking maybe. The engine runs rough and w… read more
Conservative
Conservative
Service Advisor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
154 satisfied customers
Kohler 13 hp in a john Deere LT133.Engine was running good
Kohler 13 hp in a john Deere LT133. Engine was running good then missed a few times and quit. Now will not start. Cranks fine but will not fire. Cleaned carb and got a little crud out. Replaced fuel f… read more
Kevin
Kevin
2 years John Deere Tech school
235 satisfied customers
I have a simplicity lawn tractor with a 14hp kohler. Just
I have a simplicity lawn tractor with a 14hp kohler. Just recently it started running rough and has no power. I drained the fuel tank replaced the fuel filter and changed the plug It starts very hard … read more
cameronsmallengines
cameronsmallengines
Small Engine Service Technician
High School or GED
170 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman 16 HP , Electric start Lawn tractor Model
I have a Craftsman 16 HP , Electric start Lawn tractor Model #NNN-NN-NNNNwith a Kohler engine -Model Number CV460,Type Number 26509.The cylinder head and crankcase are filling with gas.Crank case was … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
How do I adjust the carburetor on an LX 173 John Deere Lawn
How do I adjust the carburetor on an LX 173 John Deere Lawn tractor? It is running very rich..... spewing out lots of black smoke, some spurring and general loss of power. It runs worse when under loa… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
My engine will only start if I pour gas directly into the carb.
My engine will only start if I pour gas directly into the carb. How do you get the bowl off to clean the needl and seat?… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
i have the B/S 21 hp V twin OHV ELS motor on my Husqvarna YTH
i have the B/S 21 hp V twin OHV ELS motor on my Husqvarna YTH 2148 lawn tractor, it starts fine and runs fine at idle, and at half throttle, when i throttle up to full it begins running with misses an… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Kohler 16HP engine in a SEARS Lawn Tractor. I removed
I have a Kohler 16HP engine in a SEARS Lawn Tractor. I removed the air filter an noticed a pool of gasoline inside the housing. Is the fuel soleniod defective? How can I tell if it needs to be replace… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Kohler 22 hp on my lawn tractor. It stoped abruptly
I have a Kohler 22 hp on my lawn tractor. It stoped abruptly 3/4 of the way throught my lawn. New gas, plenty of starting power, clean gas filter, proper oil level, spark plug is clean, air filter is … read more
PK.
PK.
Owner
High School or GED
790 satisfied customers
I have a Scotts lawn tractor that is about 9 years old. It ...
I have a Scotts lawn tractor that is about 9 years old. It has a Kohler Command 16 HP engine. The engine runs, but sputters and has little power. I have replaced the spark plug and cleaned the air fil… read more
roger
roger
Small Engine Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
390 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