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 an 8KW Generac Guardian propane generator at 7500'
I have an 8KW Generac Guardian propane generator at 7500' elevation and it has a hard time starting... usually ends up with the overcrank indicator on, but will start after 2 - 10 tries of just toggli… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
I have an electrical question with a Generac 25kw liquid
I have an electrical question with a Generac 25kw liquid cooled standby home generator … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
My 7KW went to start in its weekly test mode. Didn't
My 7KW went to start in its weekly test mode. Didn't crank...showed RPM Sensor Loss...what do I look for or replace … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
8KW generator keeps displaying low oil pressure or over
8KW generator keeps displaying low oil pressure or over crank Shuts down. How to adjust/fix? … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
I have an older 7k running on propane. On auto start the
I have an older 7k running on propane. On auto start the starter just whines then gives an overcrank message. It will start manually after a couple tries then runs fine. Replaced the solenoid but that… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
My Generac Guadian twin cylinder natural gas unit will start
My Generac Guadian twin cylinder natural gas unit will start but will only run for around 15 seconds and then shuts down like shutting off the switch. I have checked the oil pressure switch, the oil t… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
I have a Generac Quiet Source, Model 004916-0 10KW generator.
I have a Generac Quiet Source, Model 004916-0 10KW generator. I put a new battery in and it started right up. When I went to set the exercise time I kept it in manual instead of Auto and the unit shut… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
Are you familiar with Generac 10 kw overcrank problems? This machine worked flawlessly for
Are you familiar with Generac 10 kw overcrank problems? This machine worked flawlessly for over 2 years, never once failed to start. About 7 months ago, got the "overcrank" alarm. Generac tech adjuste… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
have a 992 cc generac that is backfiring flames out of air
have a 992 cc generac generator that in cranking mode is backfiring flames out of air box. what is the reason? also found oil in air box. Engine will not start.… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
Have a home generac guardian series 14kw. shut off due to
have a home generac guardian series 14kw. shut off due to low oil with error message"stopped, alarm, overcrank". after 4 hours of being off added oil to full level and engaged auto button. no response… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
my generac guardian 8kw propane generator is extremely hard
my generac guardian 8kw propane generator is extremely hard to start especially in cold weather----i use the manual start button and have restart up tp 25 times before it finally turns over----any sug… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
Hank F. gave me a solution for my Generac Model 6053-0. I must
Hank F. gave me a solution for my Generac Model 6053-0. I must apologize as I had other projects I didn't pay much attention before accepting the solution. The solution given didn't seem logical as th… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
1 month old 10kW generac stand-by gen. installed and all working
1 month old 10kW generac stand-by gen. installed and all working well during tests and underloads. switches back and forth as intended. however during first weekly auto start/ excercise peroid unit cr… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
I have a Generac 10.000w generator, model # XXXXX installed
I have a Generac 10.000w generator, model # XXXXX installed about 11 years ago. During the recent outage it worked for 2 and 1/2 days, shutting down once. I checked the unit, replenished oil and, beca… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
I have a 12 kw propane generac generator. We have fuel, 3/4
I have a 12 kw propane generac generator. We have fuel, 3/4 supply. the unit will fire and run for about 20 sec. then shuts down, it automaticlty fires again after a 10 second break and then quits aft… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
My son bought a Generac 10 KW one year ago as a backup to hi
My son bought a Generac 10 KW one year ago as a backup to his Solar System.He run it manually until this summer, when he got a switch for $ 20.00 that would run it automatic if the solar batteries got… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
Have completed installation of Generac 10KW Gaurdian Series
Have completed installation of Generac 10KW Gaurdian Series generator and Generac 50A ATS. While performing operational tests after installation, manual generator operation is satisfactory, unit runs … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 satisfied customers
Weve got a generac generator, model #04390-3, hooked to propane,
We've got a generac generator, model #04390-3, hooked to propane, 3 yrs old. Has worked on all power outages until now, exercised once a week since new. Ran about 3 hours yesterday during an outage, t… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,208 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

16,214 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