Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I'm looking for a way to pre heat a Perkins 4.192 engine.

Customer Question
I'm looking for a...

I'm looking for a way to pre heat a Perkins 4.192 engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

It's old

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

It's in a 1953 jeep

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

I plan on doing the work

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Small Engine
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Intake manifold does not have a hole for a pre heater
Answered in 6 hours by:
3/23/2018
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 3 months ago
Wayne
Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 11,203
Experience: many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
Verified

Hi, I’m Wayne.

I will be assisting you with this issue today.

short o drilling and tap a hole in the intake manifold

you can install a heat grid on the intake suction side of the manifold after the air filter

I hope this helps you

Wayne

My goal is to give you the best experience possible.

I hope that I have earned a 5-star rating

Found at the top of the screen before you leave today.

If you need more assistance, please use the reply box and let me know.​

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 3 months ago

Hi

Just following up with you

did my answer help you ??

Wayne

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I’m not sure which heat grid would fit on this engine.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 3 months ago

Hi

You would have to measure the opening

and the bolt hole space and get one close

and may have to drill the new grid

Wayne

My goal is to give you the best experience possible.

I hope that I have earned a 5-star rating

Found at the top of the screen before you leave today.

If you need more assistance, please use the reply box and let me know.​

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 3 months ago

Morning

Just following up with you

Did my answer help you

Wayne

Ask Your Own Small Engine Question
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 3 months ago

Hi

I took the time to answer your question

Please take the time to respond to me

Wayne

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 Wayne Your Own Question
Wayne
Wayne
Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 11,203
11,203 Satisfied Customers
Experience: many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines

Wayne 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

15,288 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

11,203 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 water running straight through into the sump of a
Hi I have water running straight through into the sump of a Perkins 3 cylinder diesel. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
What Perkins do I have? ED22400U 540338F. Just got it. Just
What Perkins do I have? ED22400U 540338F JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this? Customer: Just got it. JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself? Customer: Yup. JA: … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
I have no oil to my overhead. Put in new engine have oil
Put in new engine have oil every where else but overhead … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
Piston to sleeve clearance to be honed ... how many
piston to sleeve clearance to be honed ... how many thousands ? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
I am having difficulty finding a service manual for Perkins
I am having difficulty finding a service manual for Perkins engines. I need to get valve lash settings and part numbers for valve cover gaskets. Can you help me with any or all of this info. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
We have a Toro greens mower with a perkins 3 cylinder
we have a Toro greens mower with a perkins 3 cylinder engine, can you tell me the oil sump bolt size, there are 18 of them, do they normally have washers, split or flat. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
Where can i order a fuel injector pump fora perkins 4.203
Where can i order a fuel injector pump fora perkins 4.203 engine? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
Looking for alternator for a Perkins generator (model P45P1)
Looking for alternator for a Perkins generator (model P45P1) … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
Mr. Curtis, can you tell me what is the horsepower of the
can you tell me what is the horsepower of the Perkins C3 diesel engine at 1500 rpm. Regards, ***** ***** … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
What engine can I replace my Perkins 4.154 in my bob cat
what engine can I replace my Perkins 4.154 in my bob cat 843 … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
I HAVE A ONAN OLD GENERATOR AND IT WON'T TURN OVER EVEN WITH
I HAVE A ONAN OLD GENERATOR AND IT WON'T TURN OVER EVEN WITH BATTERY GOOD … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
WHERE IS THE GLOW PLUG ON A PERKINS 3 CYLINDER DIESEL MODEL
WHERE IS THE GLOW PLUG ON A PERKINS 3 CYLINDER DIESEL MODEL EH3XL1.49AB8 … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
The pulse line from an ada billet manifold for a gp460,
The pulse line from an ada billet manifold for a gp460, where does it connect? I'm think it doesn't just hang there but goes somewhere. The question is "where"? … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
1,851 satisfied customers
Is it o k to put a turbo on a non turboed perkins diesel
is it o k to put a turbo on a non turboed perkins diesel engine … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
What will cause gas to pool in the intake manifold under
what will cause gas to pool in the intake manifold under carberator in briggs and stratton 42E707 1631 -01 … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
Where can I get parts for this Perkins engine...4206014
Where can I get parts for this Perkins engine...4206014 stamped below head gasket at front rh side of block?? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 satisfied customers
Need to time thefuel after repair on PERKINS 4 CYL. diesel
need to time thefuel after repair on PERKINS 4 CYL. diesel genarator set model.2428/1800rj series. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
15,288 satisfied customers
my name is ***** ***** was looking on a top end of
hi my name is ***** ***** was looking for specs on a top end of a perkins engine. its a engine type hr60/2800 displ 2.216L. theres a tag that says type # ***** serial # ***** looking for torque specs … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Engine Rebuilder
11,203 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