Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Small Engine Questions
My ariens wont go forward, when I push pedal to go forward
My ariens wont go forward, when I push pedal to go forward it goes in reverse … read more
Expert
Expert
I have a sabre 17.5 riding lawn mower that everything works
I have a sabre 17.5 riding lawn mower that everything works engine mower deck etc except it stopped moving in the middle of mowing the lawn … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
7,302 satisfied customers
I have an ariens 17.5 riding lawn mower. everything works
Hey Brian, I have an ariens 17.5 riding lawn mower. everything works except when i push the brake pedal and put the mower in a forward gear, the mower just conti nues idling and will not go forward. W… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 troy built horse riding mower.. It has had all
I have a 2006 troy built horse riding mower.. It has had all belts replaces, drive pulley and bearings replaced. It starts and runs great, but still will not go forward or backward. When I push down t… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
I have a 2009 Troy Bilt Pony with the 17.5 hp engine. It
I have a 2009 Troy Bilt Pony with the 17.5 hp engine. It runs well except the first few gears, do not work very well. The tractor will not move forward in the first 3 gears. In the 4th, it will move u… read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
11,027 satisfied customers
Craftsman riding lawn mower will not move, draftsman pyt
draftsman pyt 9000 riding mower will not move forward … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
5,774 satisfied customers
I have a Lawn Boy model 10515, SN3900340. This thing runs
I have a Lawn Boy model 10515, SN3900340. This thing runs like a Top but when you try to pull it backwards when the engine is running, it will spin the transmission backwards and you can hardly move t… read more
Bill McCusker
Bill McCusker
132 satisfied customers
My Toro Super Recycler Mower's rear wheels lock up when
My Toro Super Recycler Mower's rear wheels lock up when pulling the mower backwards. The wheels both lock up instantly, the moment the mower should be moving backwards. This problem was preceded by th… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
My 17 HP Ariens riding lawn got partial salt water but
My 17 HP Ariens riding lawn got partial salt water but starts and runs. It worked soon after water problem, week after still starts but will not go forward or back. What is wrong?… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
My tractor will not move. Engine is running fine. The mower
My tractor will not move. Engine is running fine. The mower engages fine and does not bog down the engine. Put it in gear and release the clutch and the drive belt begins to smoke, but it does not mov… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
Monday I was cutting the grass with my club cadet riding mower
Monday I was cutting the grass with my club cadet riding mower and all of a sudden the mower stopped moving. Press pedal to go forward and backward, nothing happened. The engine was running fine and t… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a cub cadet LXT1040 and it will only go in a very slow
I have a cub cadet LXT1040 and it will only go in a very slow speed both forwards and backwards - there seems to be little tension on the foot throttle - I did replace the drive belt last late summer,… read more
Outdoor Power Equipment Guru
Outdoor Power Equipment Guru
Teacher
Masters Degree
360 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman ModelNNN-NN-NNNN30 Hydrostatic drive.
I have a Craftsman ModelNNN-NN-NNNN30' Hydrostatic drive. The mower will not go forward or backwards. The wheels move freely and the belts seem to be okay. It seems that there is a "gear" that will no… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
1,138 satisfied customers
Sears Riding mower, DSL 3500 modelNNN-NN-NNNN The tractor
Sears Riding mower, DSL 3500 modelNNN-NN-NNNN The tractor will not move when I pust on the forward petel. I changed the belt using a sears belt. When the brake is released there is little play in the … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
38,786 satisfied customers
I have a craftsman 6.75 hp 21 rear discharge powder propelled
I have a craftsman 6.75 hp 21 rear discharge powder propelled rotary lawn mower model numberNNN-NN-NNNN My issue the self propelled is not working and I am unable for some reason when I try to move th… read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
I have a personal pace toro mower. The teansmission went out
I have a personal pace toro mower. The teansmission went out on it which I have replaced. Now the transmission will not pull the mower. I have made sure everything has been repaired right. I tried adj… read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
My Craftsman riding mower, modelNNN-NN-NNNN will not go forward
My Craftsman riding mower, modelNNN-NN-NNNN will not go forward or backward. It starts up and runs fine, but when I put it in gear to move, it just sits there. Belts appear to be in place. It seems th… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,541 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:

Rick

Rick

Factory Authorized Trainer

4,218 satisfied customers

Outdoor Power Equipment technical trainer since 1990, covering eight states.

Vince O.

Vince O.

Small Engine Technician

3,195 satisfied customers

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

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

2,987 satisfied customers

7 years as Mechanic & Parts Manager for Brother who has Owned Lawn & Garden Repair shop for 35 years

RUSS

RUSS

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

1,723 satisfied customers

28 YEAR SERVICE TECHNICIAN

roger

roger

Small Engine Technician

390 satisfied customers

23 years of being a shop owner..small engine trade schools

bgsengineclinic

bgsengineclinic

Small Engine Technician

380 satisfied customers

Over 20 years of experience in Small engine repair, Kohler Certified Expert Technician, Self-Employed in my own dealership.

< 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