Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
I have a ltx automatic 1040 cub cadet mower just put new
I have a ltx automatic 1040 cub cadet mower just put new drive belt on it . I thought I put it on right but the mower moves a little when it should not what's wrong … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have an LTX 1050 (2013 model) with a hydrostatic
I have an LTX 1050 (2013 model) with a hydrostatic transmission. When I press the accelerator it will not move forward or rearward. When I move the transmission pin to release the transmission it roll… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
The deck belt broke on my LTX 1050 Mower and I replaced it
The deck belt broke on my LTX 1050 Mower and I replaced it tonight. I tried it out and it mowed for about three minutes, then the PTO cut out briefly, then on again a couple times, then stopped workin… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
2,688 satisfied customers
Mower blades wont engage. Just replaced the belt. LTX 1050.
Mower blades wont engage. Just replaced the belt. LTX 1050. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I own a troy bilt pony Model# 13wn77ks011 It was working
I own a troy bilt pony Model# ***** It was working fine until I removed deck so that I could replace blades. I connected the deck back and connected the PTO cable.Now when I push the blade engagement … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a LXT 1050 mower that is 2 years old. It will not
I have a LXT 1050 mower that is 2 years old. It will not move forward. The belt is fee of obstructions but there is black buildup on the left hand side (driver's side) … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
The mower keeps throwing the mower belt. I changed the belt.
the mower keeps throwing the mower belt. I changed the belt … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
I am frustrated with our Cub Cadet LTX 1050. I pay over and
I am frustrated with our Cub Cadet LTX 1050. I pay over and over for a new belt and getting it on. Comes off before we get the yatd mowed. What can be the reason???. … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,260 satisfied customers
Have a LTX 1050 mower that runs great but now after 45min.
Have a LTX 1050 mower that runs great but now after 45min. of mowing it will gradually slow down to a crawl. After an hours rest it good to go again for another 45 min.… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
2,688 satisfied customers
My Cub Cadet (LTX 1050 KW) is 6 years old. It has worked
My Cub Cadet (LTX 1050 KW) is 6 years old. It has worked hard for me as a mower and tractor but now, less than a month out of extended warranty. It looses power shortly after starting a job. I Replace… read more
John Oliver
John Oliver
none
3 satisfied customers
My cub cadet ltx 1046 hydrostatic 23.0 hp tractor starts to
my cub cadet ltx 1046 hydrostatic 23.0 hp tractor starts to engage the mower deck blade then stops the blades. will not engage? is this a job for a tech or a back yard mech like me? Any suggestions of… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet SLTX 1050. My Dealer just went out of business
I have a cub cadet SLTX 1050. My Dealer just went out of business and I am replacing my deck belt that came off. I have everything back on with the new belt but there is a spring attached to the Elect… read more
Joe
Joe
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,542 satisfied customers
what belt fits an ltx 1050 50" mower deck. model 13ap91ap010
what belt fits an ltx 1050 50" mower deck. model 13ap91ap010 sn 1e069h60135? the 754-04240 fits the length but bottums in the pulleys. It eats the belt up quickly. the 7540-0477 fits the pulleys but i… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I unhooked mower to maietinance and cant figure out where tension
I unhooked mower to maietinance and cant figure out where tension spring hooks onto to run mower it tightens belt model #ltx 1040… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
We have a cub cadet riding lawn mower. It starts fine but wont
We have a cub cadet riding lawn mower. It starts fine but won't move forward. The wheels are locked! can you help?… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
Rick, My problem is with a Troy-Bilt LTX-1842 riding lawn
Rick, My problem is with a Troy-Bilt LTX-1842 riding lawn mower. Recently while mowing the lawn the forward drive stopped and smoke started coming from the area of the main drive pulley on the engine.… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
We have a 48 LT deck Model# XXXXX recently my husband had
We have a 48" LT deck Model# XXXXX recently my husband had to replace the double pully that operates the PTO and assist the belt for the operation of the blades. Soon after replacing the double pully … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Troy Bilt Bronco rider mower model J609, and I need
I have a Troy Bilt Bronco rider mower model J609, and I need to know if the variable-speed pulley is a split pulley. I have replaced all the belts and the mower now will not run but keeps stopping and… read more
PK.
PK.
Owner
High School or GED
790 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