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 took the head off a Briggs Intek 31P777 0296-E1 because of
I took the head off a Briggs Intek 31P777 0296-E1 because of a blown head gasket. While the head was off I noticed I could rock the piston left to right while in the bore. I measured the bore and it's… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
3,210 satisfied customers
How do I time the counter weight on a16 hp engine.model
how do I time the counter weight on a16 hp engine.model 326437 type 0375-01 code(###) ###-####?… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,794 satisfied customers
I have a partner k700 active lll that i am about to replace
I have a partner k700 active lll that i am about to replace the piston and cylinder on but i want to clean the crankcase on the outside and the inside, can i do so and get the inside cleaned up withou… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
i have a briggs 21.00 /420 cc how do i set the or where should
i have a briggs 21.00 /420 cc how do i set the or where should the punch marks be set for the engine to be in correct time, engine model 25T2350111G1 serial 1201051501117. Its a Troybuilt model 030477… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
I have an older Homelite 5500 watt (model LRE6600) Generator
I have an older Homelite 5500 watt (model LRE6600) Generator with a Brigg & Straton engine. I need to remove the the generator from the engine to make some engine repairs, I have removed the outer she… read more
smallenginehelp4u2
smallenginehelp4u2
284 satisfied customers
I have a 6 hp briggs engine on a pressure washer. I ran it
I have a 6 hp briggs engine on a pressure washer. I ran it out of oil and broke the connecting rod, and melted a part of the gear that splashes oil. I cleaned up and smoothed the crankpin journal, rep… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Curtis briggs(NNN) NNN-NNNN1 this eng was oiling on #1piston
Curtis briggs(NNN) NNN-NNNN1 this eng was oiling on #1piston found a broken ring in 2 spot so i rerung the eng the cyl bores were very clean. Reassembled and cranked it still drawing oil through the c… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a 15 hp engine that is blowing oil into the oh valve
I have a 15 hp engine that is blowing oil into the oh valve chamber and into the compression chamber so bad it fouls out the plug in abput 5 min. I have checked the compression at 90. Any sugestions. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a 1988 Onan MDL3 generator on my boat. I recently replaced
I have a 1988 Onan MDL3 generator on my boat. I recently replaced the fuel injection pump (stanadyne db2 4323) and need help setting the timing. By coincidence, it runs, but runs rough and blows black… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,541 satisfied customers
Engine Kawasaki FC150V on John Deere 14SB silver deck mower. I
Engine: Kawasaki FC150V on John Deere 14SB silver deck mower. I removed the crankcase cover in order to replace the gasket which was leaking oil. When I reinstall the cover, the crankshaft is now bind… read more
Doug E.
Doug E.
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,485 satisfied customers
I have a Tecumseh OH160 engine that has the block that uses
I have a Tecumseh OH160 engine that has the block that uses no balacing gears . The head , valvetrain , and camshaft, lifters are from an engine that had balancing gears . The engine is assembled with… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
how do i set the timing on counter weight to crank there is
how do i set the timing on counter weight to crank there is no timing mark on crank shaft gear… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
1,138 satisfied customers
Can you refer me to a small engine specialist (Briggs & S
Bought a used counterweight from eBay. When I assemble it on the crank it tightens up and the crank won't turn. It spins fine until I tighten the bolt on the CW. The engine had thrown a rod and broken… read more
PK.
PK.
Owner
High School or GED
790 satisfied customers
Hi Rick, I have a honda engine that will not start with the
Hi Rick, I have a honda engine that will not start with the breather on it .Its a Model #G200-2012896 I change carb. with new one same thing ,I checked the crank case breather seems open an ok.it has … read more
TIMOTO
TIMOTO
Bachelor's Degree
1,337 satisfied customers
Im repairing a Briggs & Stratton 11hp 3600rpm 398cc l head
I'm repairing a Briggs & Stratton 11hp 3600rpm 398cc 'l' head motor. Model Type Code 252412 0571 02 82121711. In what position are the counter-weights in when re-installing the back crankcase? The pis… read more
TaxTom
TaxTom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,468 satisfied customers
I have a 318 john deere with a P218G onan just honed it and
I have a 318 john deere with a P218G onan just honed it and put rings in and now it has a knocking noise at higher rpm no noise at idle. Also replaced the pickup module (Went bad on me) so thats when … read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,989 satisfied customers
I have a 15 hp Koehler that had a broken rocker. I replaced
I have a 15 hp Koehler that had a broken rocker. I replaced rocker and checked to make sure the pushrods were not bent. Now the engine cranks backfires and does not start. I verifed that the crankshaf… read more
Master_Mechanic
Master_Mechanic
Mechanical Engineering Technologist
Three Engineering Technology Degs
10 satisfied customers
I have a Briggs and Stratton model 124702 /type 316701 ...
I have a Briggs and Stratton model 124702 /type 316701 that runs good, but hard to start, and uses a lot of oil, the air filter, oil,plug was changed. when used for a while it starts better but smokes… read more
Gil
Gil
Master Service Technician, Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
36 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

19,291 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

1,048 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