Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
I have a portable generator mod. 030477n S/N 1018532209.
I have a portable generator mod. 030477n S/N(###) ###-#### This was the first real test of the unit. Unit starts good, runs good for about 20 min. then shuts down. This shutdown is shrinking and is no… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a Troy Bilt 5550 watt generator with a 10 HP Brigg
I have a Troy Bilt 5550 watt generator with a 10 HP Brigg and Stratton engine. Need to repale the carburetor, have this part number 697978 off the carb. I cant find the model number anywhere. Have tri… read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
5,578 satisfied customers
My Troy bilt generator is leaking fuel at the connection
My Troy bilt generator is leaking fuel at the connection point from the fuel line to the shut-off valve. … read more
JON
JON
Small Engine Technician
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
1,969 satisfied customers
I just changed oil in my Troy-Bilt 5550 watt generator, and
I just changed oil in my Troy-Bilt 5550 watt generator, and having completed that I noticed that there are two add oil yellow plugs and two drain plugs on the machine. The drain plug I used was on the… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a new troy bilt Mustang xp 25hp briggs 60 zero turn
I have a new troy bilt Mustang xp 25hp briggs 60 zero turn 5.7 hours. My wife was cutting grass and it stopped on small sideways grade. Thought it was out of gas. bought new gas filled it up. Noticed … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
Dear ***** *****, I have a Troy Bilt generator - got about 2
Customer: Dear ***** *****, I have a Troy Bilt generator - got about 2 years ago. Have started several times, but never had to use. We are expecting a huge snow storm this weekend. I went out to try a… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,108 satisfied customers
I have a troy bolt 7000 watt generator that would always
I have a troy bolt 7000 watt generator that would always start even if battery was dead. Now the only was to get even the starter motor to turn is to attach the power directly to the starter motor and… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,770 satisfied customers
I have a troy bilt xp series 7000 watt generator. I failed
I have a troy bilt xp series 7000 watt generator. I failed to run it for past 3 months. I had stabilzer in the gas. It starts up and runs smooth for a minute then begins to run rough then shuts down. … read more
PopDaddy
PopDaddy
Technician
260 satisfied customers
Hi - I have a Troy-Bilt XP Series 7000 Watt Generator - less
Hi - I have a Troy-Bilt XP Series 7000 Watt Generator - less than a year old and it will not start. Just keeps cranking but will no 'turn-over'. I was considering replacing the fuel and spark plug and… read more
Christopher
Christopher
Senior Mechanic & Technician
Factory Training
2,435 satisfied customers
I was given a troy-bilt 5550 watt generator. It starts is the
I was given a troy-bilt 5550 watt generator. It starts is the choke position and runs, but when I move it to the run position it shuts down.… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,520 satisfied customers
I have a troy bilt 5550 watt generator that I want to connect
I have a troy bilt 5550 watt generator that I want to connect a(1) Freezer -5.0a AMPS ,115 VAC Volts , 60 HZ . (2) Buffet warmer - 120 VAC , 60 HZ , 400 W . (3) Refrigerator - 115 VOLTS , 60 HZ . My q… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Bachelor's Degree
6,032 satisfied customers
Troy Built Model 01919 that is not getting any spark
I have a Troy Built Model 01919 that is not getting any spark to the plug. What may cause this? The switch is on. I did have the generator running at one point but it would just stop running. I replac… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,520 satisfied customers
On my Troy-Bilt Portable Generator, Model 030245, 5550 Watts,
On my Troy-Bilt Portable Generator, Model 030245, 5550 Watts, I just replaced the oil, plug, gas, checked the air filter (ok). I had not started it for several months. I made sure the generator was on… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,520 satisfied customers
TROY Bilt 5550 Generator, Model 01919, Rev 00, Serial # XXXXX
TROY Bilt 5550 Generator, Model 01919, Rev 00, Serial # XXXXX tech. manual needed. Generator will not produce spark.… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,520 satisfied customers
I have a Troy Bilt 5550 watt portable generator 10 hp, I
I have a Troy Bilt 5550 watt portable generator 10 hp, I want to tune it up, what do I need to do and where can I buy the parts? Jim I have not herd back from anyone yet? Jim… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
Troy Bilt 5550 generator. Use it all the time. Wont start
Troy Bilt 5550 generator. Use it all the time. Won't start now! Has gas! Has oil! Advise, please!!! (It has been sitting now w/o use for about 1 month!)… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
I have a Briggs&Stratton 5550 watt 10hp generator that will
I have a Briggs&Stratton 5550 watt 10hp generator that will not start. I purchased the unit approximately 1 year ago, ran it once for about an hour and not since. about 2 weeks ago I decided to run it… read more
Joe Mechanic
Joe Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
186 satisfied customers
I have a Troy-Bilt Pressure Washer Model 020209 7.25HP with
I have a Troy-Bilt Pressure Washer Model 020209 7.25HP with a Briggs & Stratton engine. I over filled it with oil and whenever I pull the rope handle to start it, it won't start. It seems like somethi… read more
Bob B.
Bob B.
Master's Degree
70 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