Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
I have a HU775H Husqvarna self propelled push mower. I was
Hi Donald. I have a HU775H Husqvarna self propelled push mower. I was given the mower from a friend's neighbor. The mower was used twice, but sat for a year. I emptied the gas, changed the spark plug … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,108 satisfied customers
I Purchased a 725 ex Snapper lawn mower last season at Walmart.
I Purchased a 725 ex Snapper lawn mower last season at Walmart. Used 1 season used gas treatment before putting up. This season will not start. I have completely disassembled and rebuilt the rebuilt C… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
2,688 satisfied customers
Lawn mower wont start acts as if flooded and replaced the spark
lawn mower wont start acts as if flooded and replaced the spark plug and cleaned fuel filter only 3 years old… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,675 satisfied customers
My two year old Husqvarna HU775H mower wont start. Had it
My two year old Husqvarna HU775H mower wont start. Had it running this season. last used two weeks ago. spilled gas all lover the engine last time and it ran shitty but straightened itself out. I chan… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,675 satisfied customers
I have a Husqvarna 775 ex self propelled mower. It wont start.
I have a Husqvarna 775 ex self propelled mower. It won't start. I took spark plug to try and check for spark and didn't see any. There was an excessive amount of gasoline on spark plug when I removed … read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,780 satisfied customers
briggs and stratton New mower, operated four times in the
briggs and stratton New mower, operated four times in the fall, drained gas over the winter, fully charged battery, new gas....engine turns over rapidly but will not. This is a TORO mower without chok… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,780 satisfied customers
I have a Husqvarna 775EX for a little over a year now. Went
I have a Husqvarna 775EX for a little over a year now. Went to use it today and won't stay running for more than 15-20 seconds. New fuel, NEW plug, and cleaned the air filter. So, now what?… read more
Richard
Richard
Senior Mechanic & Technician
2,334 satisfied customers
My Model 20042 - SR21S self propelled mower is "bogging down"
My Model 20042 - SR21S self propelled mower is "bogging down" even though I'm not cutting heavy grass. Blade is in good condition, air filter new this spring, fuel OK too. Seems to lack power. I'm not… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
hi, just purchased a Craftsman 190cc 22 Briggs & Stratton
hi, just purchased a Craftsman 190cc 22'' Briggs & Stratton Rear Bag Front Propelled Lawn Mower. i'm cutting my lawn for the second time and, after running it for 10' turned it off, went to start it a… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
My 22 lawn mower recycler (self propelled) 190cc guaranteed
My 22" lawn mower recycler (self propelled) 190cc "guaranteed to start" mower (the one with no primer or choke) will start and run for a few minutes and then die. It will not start again for 15 minute… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
1,138 satisfied customers
I am trying to fix my aunts Lawnboy Silver Series 10356
I am trying to fix my aunts Lawnboy Silver Series® : 10356 I cleaned the carb and now I can get it to work but there is no throttle so I have to run it with the little lever over all the way. There is… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 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 Honda self-propelled mower that starts great while
I have a Honda self-propelled mower that starts great while in the "choke" or slow position, however it shuts off as soon as I move the lever to "fast". What would you suggest I do?… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
My 5 horse Mark V Murry self propelled was running hot and
My 5 horse Mark V Murry self propelled was running hot and fast. I the last bit of gas from my gas can and suddenly it is choking itself out and won't say running. I took about the carburetor and inde… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
32,675 satisfied customers
I have a Snapper Self Propelled mower with a Briggs & Stratton
I have a Snapper Self Propelled mower with a Briggs & Stratton Model124700 5.0 HP engine. The unit starts OK in the Choke detent and runs correctly in the FAST detent, but it for some reason will not … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
hi i own a husqvarna riding lawn mower with a briggs-stratton
hi i own a husqvarna riding lawn mower with a briggs-stratton 23hp 725cc engine and well it was running ok and now it seams like it is starving it self of fuel i checked the fuel line from the gas tan… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
I have a Troy self propelled gas push mower with a 160 cc Honda
I have a Troy self propelled gas push mower with a 160 cc Honda engine with an automatic return choke system. It starts on the first pull, but the plug soon gets fuzzy carbon on it. How can I check to… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
4,712 satisfied customers
My new Troybilt Self Propelled Mower - - Model Series 560 -
My new Troybilt Self Propelled Mower - - Model Series 560 - - with a 160cc Honda engine is just 2 running hours old. It worked fine until the engine started running eratically like it was going to run… read more
CJBennett
CJBennett
Owner of Power Equipment Shop
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
476 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

32,675 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