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 deere z225 zero turn mower and after i start the
i have a john deere z225 zero turn mower and after i start the mower and try to move forward or start the blades it boggs down real bad. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
I was reading the articles about the belt on a mower that
I was reading the articles about the belt on a mower that someone was asking about and the answers given. I will have to look up our model. Our belt is also coming off, its a new belt, but too lose an… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
I have a 19 hp kawasaki motor in a JD 717 zero turn mower.
I have a 19 hp kawasaki motor in a JD 717 zero turn mower. when you turn it on ands the motor starts ir reves up really high and it is missing because when u turn on the pto it really losses power and… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
How do I attach the grass catcher bag for a Honda mower
How do I attach the grass catcher bag for a Honda mower HRX217vka to the back of the chute after It's raised up? … read more
Eric Noe
Eric Noe
Technician
How can we adjust the throttle on John Deere 14sb mower.
How can we adjust the throttle on John Deere 14sb mower … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
I have a lawnmower with a Kohler Courage 149cc engine. Its a
I have a lawnmower with a Kohler Courage 149cc engine … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
7.25 Briggs and Straton 190cc lawn mower runs at very slow
7.25 Briggs and Straton 190cc lawn mower runs at very slow speed and will often cut off after 10-15 minutes. … read more
Steve Monty
Steve Monty
High School Diploma
768 satisfied customers
My John Deere lawn tractor d130 has a Briggs and Stratton v-twin
My John Deere lawn tractor d130 has a Briggs and Stratton v-twin engine that will not idle. The rpm's continue to rise until the engine is at near top rpm. Any ideas on what the cause could be?… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
20,427 satisfied customers
Model XP 725 cc 50" Model #17WF2ACP011 Serial #1KO40H10064
Model XP 725 cc 50" Model #17WF2ACP011 Serial #1KO40H10064 Just bought this used mower. Always had the best maintenance. Used it for the first time and throttle had to be tightened using the bolt on t… read more
Frank
Frank
Small Engine Tech
124 satisfied customers
My Toro mower with a Briggs & Stratton 190 cc engine suddenly
My Toro mower with a Briggs & Stratton 190 cc engine suddenly has decided to over rev when just running. Once I engage the blade it slows down but is still probably over revving. Is this a governor pr… read more
Pacliff1985
Pacliff1985
Small Engine Tech
Diploma
22 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere LT160 (Kohler Engine) Lawn Tractor. I
I have a John Deere LT160 (Kohler Engine) Lawn Tractor. I replaced the carb thinking it would run the same with a new one. I have now tried two. It is running too many RPMS and have adjusted the gover… read more
smallenginehelp4u2
smallenginehelp4u2
284 satisfied customers
I have a B&S 8 hp simplicity riding lawn mower, and I think
I have a B&S 8 hp simplicity riding lawn mower, and I think I have a carb problem...It is hard to describe the problem on paper, but it is powering up and then slowing...the best I can descibe it is R… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
1,138 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 14SB that when I engage the blade the engine
I have a John Deere 14SB that when I engage the blade the engine wants to die or dies. The engine speed on RUN seems slow. What should I check with this problem?… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
1,138 satisfied customers
I have a Toro self-propelled recycler lawn mower. On the top
I have a Toro self-propelled recycler lawn mower. On the top of the lawn mower it says "GTS5 6.0 HP." It's about 15 years old. Last fall I had it tuned up at a local lawn mower place and the blade sha… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,349 satisfied customers
I recently purchased a new John Deer LA 105 Model lawn mower
I recently purchased a new John Deer LA 105 Model lawn mower from Lowes. I have used this mower for less than 3 hours. The engine surges when started and gets worse when the mower blades are engaged. … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,349 satisfied customers
I have a Husqvarna lawn mower with a 160cc Honda engine (vertical
I have a Husqvarna lawn mower with a 160cc Honda engine (vertical shaft). The engine has seen 10 to 20 hours of operation. This spring I cut some tall wet grass which caked to the underside of the mow… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere LT 160 Lawn tractor- its running rough
I have a John Deere LT 160 Lawn tractor- it's running rough at full throttle- I changed the plug, and it still runs rough- is there a high speed adjustment on this carb? It seems to auto choke and the… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 14SB lawn mower. The belt that drives
I have a John Deere 14SB lawn mower. The belt that drives the real wheels snapped after 14 years and I need to replace it. I purchased a belt. I then removed the blade and became concerned about which… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 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

20,427 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

3,349 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