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
I have a husqvarna z254f and it will not move forward or
I have a husqvarna z254f and it will not move forward or backward. I installed a new tensioner pulley and new belt. All pulleys/wheels move and the transmission rods are not in neutral … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
I HAVE NEW CLUB CADET RIDING MOWER,30 HRS ON IT 19.5 HP 46
I HAVE NEW CLUB CADET RIDING MOWER,30 HRS ON IT 19.5 HP 46 IN. THE ENGINE RUNS, MOWER RUNS BUT THE MOWER WILL NOT MOVE EITHER FORWARD OR BACK. ANY IDEAS … read more
bgsengine
bgsengine
Owner
High School or GED
7 satisfied customers
I have a craftsman 16 HP electric start 42" hydrostatic lawn
I have a craftsman 16 HP electric start 42" hydrostatic lawn tractor, problem: while cutting lawn the tractor just slowed down and stopped. Motor still at run speed, shift still in high speed forward,… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
Husq YTH 21K46 was fine 2 day ago when I parked it...today
Husq YTH 21K46 was fine 2 day ago when I parked it...today started fine but no pedal for forward or backward works... buddy thought it was something with the freewheel so he pulled it out and now it w… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
I have a toro zero turn that I replaced the belts and
I have a toro zero turn that I replaced the belts and blades. Now it starts and will not move. Drive belt and pulleys look good. It's set back in cut mode It's a 50" Timecutter. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
My club cadet enduro series riding mower starts, runs &
my club cadet enduro series riding mower starts, runs & mows, but will not move forward or backwards under it's own power. The hydrostatic bypass lever does not seem to have an effect on the ability t… read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
5,798 satisfied customers
Trying to troubleshoot an 88 JD 420 garden tractor. Just
trying to troubleshoot an 88 JD 420 garden tractor … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
I have a Husqvarna 46 inch riding mower. It will not go
I have a Husqvarna 46 inch riding mower. It will not go forward or backwards. The drive belt in on properly and the control rod is connected and moves when you move it forward and backwards. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
I have a Ariens 42" Automatic Lawn Tractor Model 936083 I am
I have a Ariens 42" Automatic Lawn Tractor Model 936083 I am having Loss of Drive I have checked The axle key, motion drive belt, steering plate debris and freewheel control, all seem to be in proper … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
Having what sounds like the same problem as someone else who
having what sounds like the same problem as someone else who wrote in. Craftsman LT1000 -- engaged free wheel to move the tractor; took it out of commission and mower will not go forward or backward. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
My X 360 will start and run , but the tractor will not move,
My X 360 will start and run , but the tractor will not move, lift deck or mow. Was moving and heard a click and everything hydraulic quit.… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
3,210 satisfied customers
I was using a friends L100 and I stopped it to pick up some
I was using a friend's L100 and I stopped it to pick up some debris in my mowing path - when I started it again it would not move or engage the cutting deck. In checking the belts for both the drive a… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
My Craftsman Lawn Tractor 17 HP 42" Automatic Transmission:
My Craftsman Lawn Tractor 17 HP 42" Automatic Transmission: will not freewheel, or go into forward or reverse gear (grinding noise when I move the motion control lever). No problem starting, running o… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a craftsman tractor NNN-NN-NNNN 25 HP. Drove it yesterday,
I have a craftsman tractor NNN-NN-NNNN 25 HP. Drove it yesterday, stopped, set the brake and shut it off. Started it up 10 minutes later, released the brake but it won't move forward or backwards. Not… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
John Deere L130 lawn tractor w/23 HP Kohler, 48 deck will
John Deere L130 lawn tractor w/23 HP Kohler, 48" deck will not move forward or backward. Engine starts without problem and mower blades engage and revolve without problem, but tractor does not move wh… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
41,699 satisfied customers
I have a murray riding lawn mower 42590E Automatic Drive 14.5
I have a murray riding lawn mower 42590E Automatic Drive 14.5 HP. The battery is fully charged, but the engine won't start. The rear axle (Wheels), even when putting the lever under the seat to neutra… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman 18 hp auto trans. that is stuck in park.
I have a Craftsman 18 hp auto trans. that is stuck in park. All levers move, the park brake engage lever is set to 1-9/16", the freewheel control has been checked and is free moving. When I push for f… read more
HondaPlatinum
HondaPlatinum
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
27,275 satisfied customers
I have a 17.5 hp 42 Troy Bilt Model #13AN779G766. Motor starts
I have a 17.5 hp 42" Troy Bilt Model #13AN779G766. Motor starts and runs well, shifting in either forward or reverse, the tractor hesitates and surges, when the clutch is pushed in it sounds fine, but… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 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

41,699 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.

Vince O.

Vince O.

Small Engine Technician

3,283 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

2,989 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

< 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