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 lawn mower won't start. Honda 215 replaced the pan
Second opinion] my lawn mower won't start. Honda 215 replaced the pan gasket. think I didn't get governor in right. will this affect starting?… read more
Steve Monty
Steve Monty
High School Diploma
534 satisfied customers
I start my cub cadet 50 and it dies when I pull the zero
I start my cub cadet 50 and it dies when I pull the zero turn controls in to move mower. Can you help me? The mower only has 11 hours on it. I bought it in 2008. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
My kohler command 25 (on my Toro zero turn mower) surges
my kohler command 25 (on my Toro zero turn mower) surges under load, then dies. It starts every time quickly with the choke on, but when I push in the choke it starts to surge up and down, then eventu… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
The mower (Honda HRB 476C) hasn't run properly this Spring
The mower (Honda HRB 476C) hasn't run properly this Spring (Was Ok last year). It has had an oil change, plug and spark arrester are both clean. I noticed that the spring on the throttle road was brok… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
Lawn mower wasn't starting. Just installed a new. It started
Lawn mower wasn't starting. Just installed a new carburetor. It started up first pull and ran for a couple minutes and has died again. Won't start at all, same problem as before. … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,047 satisfied customers
2005 cub cadet model SLT1554 lawn tractor with oil leak at
2005 cub cadet model SLT1554 lawn tractor with oil leak at oilpan gasket, pulled engine 27 hp kohler from mower and replaced oilpan gasket, oil & filter. put eng. back in mower & reconnected wiring & … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
I re]aced pan gasket on a cube cadet kawasaki 22 FHV661V now
I re]aced pan gasket on a cube cadet kawasaki 22 FHV661V now every time I try to give it some throttle it goes wide open… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
I have a Husqvarna 48 inch cut with a briggs & Stratton 23hp
I have a Husqvarna 48 inch cut with a briggs & Stratton 23hp intex vtwin motor. I removed the motor and replaced the crank case gasket. when I put the motor back on the chassis every thing is working … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
onan Emerald 1 genset Will only stay running if vacuum line
onan Emerald 1 genset Will only stay running if vacuum line to the choke pull-off is disconnect. Replaced governor control linkage?… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,541 satisfied customers
honda hr 215: What would cause uncontrolable throttle on a
What would cause uncontrolable throttle on a Honda hr 215 lawn mower? Starts fine but is at extremely high rpm that will not adjust with throttle lever. All linkage seems to operate properly.… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
I bought a used Honda model 194-GL lawn mower from my
I bought a used Honda model 194-GL lawn mower from my neighbor last fall. It worked fine a half dozen times before the end of the mowing season, but after sitting thru a Eugene, OR winter, I can't get… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,047 satisfied customers
1980 jOHN dEERE lawn mower with sever oil leak. Engine has
1980 jOHN dEERE lawn mower with sever oil leak. Engine has been taken apart. Head gasket replaced. Gas valve replaced. Still leaking once I run the mower. Mower is running with no problem, except for … read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have Bolens lawn mower from Lowes model # 11A414A065
I have Bolens lawn mower from Lowes model # 11A414A065 183623 It was running poorly so I cleaned carburetor which was very dirty inside and reassembled. While cleaning carburator I pressed primer bulb… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
I have a snapper mower with a Honda engine. I was mowing the
I have a snapper mower with a Honda engine. I was mowing the lawn tonight and the engine died. I can only restart with the choke all the way on. Then it dies after about 2 seconds. It will not re star… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,340 satisfied customers
I have a Dixon ZTR 43 lawn mower that is powered by a KOHLER
I have a Dixon ZTR 43" lawn mower that is powered by a KOHLER Command 14 engine. Model # XXXXX Spec # XXXXX Serial # XXXXX My problem is it no longer obey's the throttle control and want's to run at f… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
Honda SX Lawn Mower Model # HRM215CM Serial # MZBB-6059015
Honda SX Lawn Mower Model # HRM215CM Serial # MZBB-6059015 SXA* OHV Motor # GXV140-135ccm I had my lawn mower's oil leak repaired by a small engine repair shop. It took them 3 months to get it back be… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a lawn mower with a 3.5 h.p tecumseh engine. After
Hi, I have a lawn mower with a 3.5 h.p tecumseh engine. After three or four pushes on the rubber primer on the side of the carburator, it starts full revs for 3-4 seconds and dies. I cannot find the c… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I just bought a EM3500S Honda generator. From what I understand
I just bought a EM3500S Honda generator. From what I understand it hasn't been used for several years, but the fella I bought it from tells me he ran the carb dry and drained the gas tank before stori… read more
PK.
PK.
Owner
High School or GED
790 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

35,340 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

3,047 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

CJBennett

CJBennett

Small Engine Technician

624 satisfied customers

Briggs and Stratton Master Service Tech, Kohler, Tecumseh, Kawasaki certified. 18 years exp.

< 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