Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
I have 7000 watt Honda fuel injected generator as as it is
I have 7000 watt Honda fuel injected generator as long as it is cool out side it will pull both my ac units in my rv as soon as the temp outside get to 80 or above it will stop making power and the ov… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
New Xantrex 2000 watt sine wave inverter/80 am.p battery
New Xantrex 2000 watt sine wave inverter/80 am.p battery charger trips out regularly on Onan generator when batte.ry charger function is operating. As charger begins to ramp up charging current...star… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
My eu 2000 generator starts surging once I plug in power to
my eu 2000 generator starts surging once I plug in power to it. Its runs perfect until I plug the trailer in then it starts surging real bad and cuts the power on and off … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,264 satisfied customers
I have a Kipor Sinemaster 6000 generator. It has worked well
I have a Kipor Sinemaster 6000 generator. It has worked well with no problems for 5 or so years. I changed the oil a few weeks ago and when I started the generator up I notice the red overload warning… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Eu 6500is starts but shuts itself off after 5 or 6 seconds.
eu 6500is starts but shuts itself off after 5 or 6 seconds. Haven't started it in over 6 months. … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha EF3000ISEB Generator that only has 109 volt
I have a Yamaha EF3000ISEB Generator that only has 109 volt out put. At an idle and at high rpm with a load I have about the same voltage. What do you think would be failing?… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I need to buy a generator to allow us to remodel homes
I need to buy a generator to allow us to remodel homes before we have power in them.As I consider generators I realize I need to spend $1,000 to get what I want. I see that inverter generators are nee… read more
Don
Don
fleet superintendent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,615 satisfied customers
I have a 2011 20KW Briggs Generator Set on natural gas
I have a 2011 20KW Briggs Generator Set on natural gas that's run at least monthly for exercise & validation of being ready, without any problems. Today, I noticed it was a tad below full on the synth… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I have an Emerald 6000. When I shut it down the power does
I have an Emerald 6000. When I shut it down the power does not shut off fast enough for the inverter to engage before my TV/receiver shut down. If instead I pull the plug on the generator while the ge… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Getting flashing red light indicating overspeed fault on my
Customer: getting flashing red light indicating overspeed fault on my generac 04109 standby generator … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I have a ETQ inverter generator (model # IN2500i. 2500w
I have a ETQ inverter generator (model # ***** 2500w surge and 2200w continuous. It works well with lightning and a refrigerator. When I try to use a power tool (which uses less than 2000 watts) the e… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I have a 5kw Westerbeke BCD series generator (not sure BCD
I have a 5kw Westerbeke BCD series generator (not sure BCD or BCDA ect) that is not producing enough voltage. At no load the generator Hz is adjusted to proper 61.5hz. And the no-load voltage is 120v.… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Error codes E10 and E20 on Honda generator 6.5kva generator.
Error codes E10 and E20 on Honda generator 6.5kva generator. Strats but won't run...urgent please!… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Hi Hank - Finally someone who seems to have some good answers!
Hi Hank - Finally someone who seems to have some good answers! I have a Honda EU3000is generator and I suspect a faulty inverter. I'm only getting 75 - 80V at any of the AC receptacles, 59.7Hz. I've d… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
I have a bush power g1000i inverter generator which I have
I have a bush power g1000i inverter generator which I have only used once. During this initial operation the overload light illuminated after 30 minutes of running my domestic fridge. The inverter kep… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
My Generac 7000exl Engine(NNN) NNN-NNNNEHF Model GN 410 starts and
My Generac 7000exl Engine(NNN) NNN-NNNNEHF Model GN 410 starts and performs well (240v AC at 3600 rpm with fresh fuel), but not without coughing or stuttering. This occurs with or without load, causin… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Honda eu3000 generator when it is under load running my travel
Honda eu3000 generator when it is under load running my travel trailer ac for example any slight decrease in load causes it to go into overload ie decreasing blower fan speed from hi to low will cause… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Technician
16,168 satisfied customers
Ive got a 7.0K Lister Petter propane fired generator. Its
I've got a 7.0K Lister Petter propane fired generator. It's got 2000 hours on it and it is used to charge a large battery bank for my off the grid home. Recently, it has begun to run a little rougher … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
16,136 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

16,136 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