Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a cub cadet model 2155. i can jump start it but it…

Customer Question
I have a cub...

I have a cub cadet model 2155. i can jump start it but it quits after a few moment. The battery light flickers while running. Is it the voltage regulator?

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes and yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I hope to

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Don't think so

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Small Engine
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Answered in 2 hours by:
11/26/2017
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 31,456
Experience: have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
Verified

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Your charging system is not working and the battery is dead. The engine has electric fuel solenoid, that requires 12 volts or it plugs the main jet in the carburetor and kills the engine. Sounds like you need a new battery and the charging system repaired.

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

I see the question is still open?

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I replaced the battery and all is good now
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Good job! Please use the 5-star rating system to lose the question and get me credit! Thanks.

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a technicianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 31,456
31,456 Satisfied Customers
Experience: have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert

Curtis B. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

31,456 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

2,902 satisfied customers

Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers

Wayne

Wayne

Engine Rebuilder

2,006 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 >

Related Small Engine Questions
I have a used LTX 1040 Automatic tractor. After cranking, I
I have a used LTX 1040 Automatic tractor. After cranking, I release the brake and the mower dies. The mower blades are not engaged. Runs fine until brake release. … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
2,507 satisfied customers
I have a Cub Cadet mini rototiller that will start, but when
Hello, I have a Cub Cadet mini rototiller that will start, but when I squeeze the throttle, it dies out..Any ideas? … read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
1,278 satisfied customers
Is this a free service for cub cadet customers? We just
We just bought a brand new cub cadet CC***** from Home Depot last night. It will not start. Will not turn over. … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
2,902 satisfied customers
My engine keeps blowing fuses. No older than 5 years i would
My engine keeps blowing fuses JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past? Customer: No older than 5 years i would think. JA: Do you plan on doing the… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
I have a Cub Cadet tractor with a Kohler Model No. CH20S
My name is***** have a Cub Cadet tractor with a Kohler Model No. CH20S engine. I was mowing when it just quit. I have changed the valve cover with the fuel pump and put a new carb in and it will start but only run for a few seconds. I know it is getting gas to the new carb. it has a new fuel filter, new spark plugs,and new air filter. cant figure this out. it is some sort of fuel issue. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
Spoke with a tck by the name of jon about a gt 2542 cub
spoke with a tck by the name of jon about a gt 2542 cub cadet carbarator issue is there a chance he can call me back(###) ###-####thanks… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
1,854 satisfied customers
Can you tell me whats wrong when the hydrostatic tran on my
Can you tell me whats wrong when the hydrostatic tran on my cub cadet 2116 will go in reverse but not forward? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,006 satisfied customers
I have a new (12hrs) cub cadet 42" that when cutting at 21/2
I have a new (12hrs) cub cadet 42" that when cutting at 21/2 height is leaving a trail off cut grass on the left side of the deck. I have checked that both blades are turning. Any ideas kor suggestion… read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
2,507 satisfied customers
I HAVE THE SAME ENGINE IT RUN FOR 10MIN AND SHUTS OFF
I HAVE THE SAME ENGINE IT RUN FOR 10MIN AND SHUTS OFF REPLACE FUEL PUMP AFTER SHUT OFF IT STARTS AGIAN BUT SHUT OFF FASTER … read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
1,278 satisfied customers
I have a genset on a 96 telephone truck/bucket truck. The
I have a genset on a 96 telephone truck/bucket truck. The generator gradually lost voltage,to now nothing. Because of no voltage motor will not start or run. What to look for.… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
5,365 satisfied customers
Shift lever bracket on the transmission shaft broke at the
Shift lever bracket on the transmission shaft broke at the first bolt hole on my Sc2400 Yanmar tractor. I've removed the set screw and attempted to pry it off of the shaft but don't want to break anyt… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
I have a Cub Cadet Big Country two wheel drive utility
I have a Cub Cadet Big Country two wheel drive utility vehicle. It has a Honda GX610 18 HP engine. Total time on it is approximatly 500 hours. no spark, i'v changed the stop diode & still no spark… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
1,241 satisfied customers
My cub cadet only runs on choke and half throttle what can
My cub cadet only runs on choke and half throttle what can be the problem I replaced the air filter spark plugs fuel pump clean the carburetor out… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
I have SV470-620 kohler engine on a cub cadet (2009) that
I have SV470-620 kohler engine on a cub cadet (2009) that suddenly has a flashing oil warning light. The dip stick shows oil level is OK. Also this engine smokes when first started, but not every time… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
Good I am tryimgmto start my ltx 1045 cub cadet the sound is
Good I am tryimgmto start my ltx 1045 cub cadet the sound is under the seat seems to be where the battery cables go into… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet model 1330 / 133-233-100 serial 236412
I have a cub cadet model 1330 / 133-233-100 serial 236412 have major problems setting the trans. if I remove the linkage and use a tool to replicate the input it seems to work fin. also what fluid goe… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet series 1500 I ben having problem with
I have a cub cadet series 1500 I ben having problem with smoking and replacing plug on one side the other is fine… read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
2,507 satisfied customers
Cub Cadet SLTX 1054 ---I found a fuse although it wasn't
Cub Cadet SLTX 1054 ---I found a blown fuse although it wasn't where the book was showing itto be, I replaced a fuse, the engine started up and it blew a fuse and died. Can you help me? This mower is … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
31,456 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.

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