Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
Lawnmower problems, huscavarna lawn tractor 25 hp kohler
lawnmower problems, huscavarna lawn tractor 25 hp kohler engine, runs for about an hour then starts running ROUGH quits, checked compression...150..., spark, changed fuel lines stuck in middle of lawn… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a lawn boy mower model # ***** with a Koehler engine
I have a lawn boy mower model # ***** with a Koehler engine model # ***** It will not start. I have changed the oil, changed the air filter, charged the battery and changed the spark plug. It wants to… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a Lawn Boy 20" mower that stops suddenly after about
I have a Lawn Boy 20" mower that stops suddenly after about a 100' and then will not start back up again until the next day.… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
Small Engine Technician
1,303 satisfied customers
My Masport mower Briggs & Stratton 675ex bought last year,
My Masport mower Briggs & Stratton 675ex bought last year, mowed 1/3 of my lawn and now wont start. I cleaned the spark plug and it kicked over then cut out. There is plenty of fuel and oil meter read… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a six year old Victa Tornado 2stroke lawn mower that
I have a six year old Victa Tornado 2stroke lawn mower that starts fine when cold but will not start when hot. I was told, by a Victa agent that the rings were seized. I removed the piston and found n… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
Small Engine Technician
1,303 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet lawn tractor, a 20 horse kohler. It was
I have a cub cadet lawn tractor, a 20 horse kohler. It was running, tried to put pto blades in gear and motor bogged down now it will not start, tries but does not.… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
john deere t190 wont start has compression. fuel and spark
john deere t190 wont start has compression. fuel and spark wont start flywheel woodruff key not sheared but found no wire going to oil pressure switch dould that be why it wont crank? if so where can … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Lawn-Boy 2 stroke mower Model 10247. It ran fine
I have a Lawn-Boy 2 stroke mower Model 10247. It ran fine when I used it 2 weeks ago, but won't start now. Very unusual, since it normally starts on the first pull. I pulled the spark plug and left it… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
1972 Lawn-Boy won't start! Model is 7261 Serial No. 6101885
1972 Lawn-Boy won't start! Model is 7261 Serial No.(###) ###-####Model 600 engine with one piece crankcase. New plug, new piston and rings; pressure 110 psi, new seals top and bottom. I have tried a d… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
Hey guys what will cause a lawn mower not to crank even when
Hey guys what will cause a lawn mower not to crank even when its spark plug has been replaced.… read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
I have a craftsman two cyclinder koher engine lawn mower. Ive
I have a craftsman two cyclinder koher engine lawn mower. Ive replaced the air filter, new spark plugs,finally a new ignition module trying to chase down a problem....only one cyclinder fires...both p… read more
Dieseljunky2
Dieseljunky2
Locomotive Mechanic
Ford Certified Technician
409 satisfied customers
Motor will not pull start. I have a Tecumseh motor for a
Motor will not pull start. I have a Tecumseh motor for a Lawn Boy push mower (Model LV195EA, Spec 362044D). The motor will not pull start but after it is started it seems to run fine (I am starting it… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
i have lawn boy Gold pro model 10547. i began having trouble
i have lawn boy Gold pro model 10547. i began having trouble starting with electric start and pulled to get it started.after a couple of months it would no longer start. spark is excellent, compressio… read more
CJBennett
CJBennett
Owner of Power Equipment Shop
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
476 satisfied customers
We are having problems with our slightly used 5 year old Lawn
We are having problems with our slightly used 5 year old Lawn Boy Insight Snowblower. It will run for 10 minutes and then stops. After it cools it will run for 10 minutes and then stop. The exhaust fu… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
I have a 6.5 HP Lawn Boy - the last year they made the 2 cycle(about
I have a 6.5 HP Lawn Boy - the last year they made the 2 cycle(about 5 years ago). It runs about 5-10 minutes and shuts off. It won't start after that until you let it sit 15 minutes. Seems to start a… read more
TaxTom
TaxTom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,466 satisfied customers
I have a Lawnboy electric start mower. It has a 12 volt battery
I have a Lawnboy electric start mower. It has a 12 volt battery that seldom has enough to turn the flywheel. Is there a way to hook it to an electric transformer that has enough juice to start it? ( t… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
I have a Lawn Boy self propelled push mower with a 6.5 HP Tecumseh
I have a Lawn Boy self propelled push mower with a 6.5 HP Tecumseh engine and it just stopped running. I can push the fuel bulb and it will start and run shortly but shut off. The same day I changed t… read more
Joe Mechanic
Joe Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
186 satisfied customers
I own a pre-1980 Lawn Boy mower model R7070. I have ...
I own a pre-1980 Lawn Boy mower model R7070. I have replaced the carburetor/air vane, magneto, spark plug and a fuel filter. I have checked for spark,fuel delivery and compression. It still will not s… read more
Pat Brooks
Pat Brooks
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
42 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