How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask JON Your Own Question
JON
JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 1396
Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
94737911
Type Your Small Engine Question Here...
JON is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I got a rug caught in blades, now engine wont turn over. 3

Customer Question

I got a rug caught in blades, now engine wont turn over.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: 3 yrs. old and never happened before.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
Is nothing happening when you turn the key to start?
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
Most likely the cause is the starter solenoid. Normally when thing bind the blades the starter solenoid will go out and will need replaced.
Let me know if you need anything else as I am here for you.
Please remember to rate me as I strive to do my best and your rating helps me to achieve this.