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 6.5 Tecumseh, runs good but with no load, the
I have a 6.5 Tecumseh, runs good but with no load, the governor raises motor wide open … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,696 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman lawnmower with a Honda CVG 160 engine. It
I have a Craftsman lawnmower with a Honda CVG 160 engine. It starts and surges a bit at idle. But this has not been a problem until now. Previously when I would depress the attendant handle, the rpms … read more
JON
JON
Master Service Tech
MASTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN
4,696 satisfied customers
I have a Toro 22" recycler gh wheel self propelled front
I have a Toro 22" recycler high wheel self propelled front drive walk behind lawn mower w/6.5 HP Tecumseh engine.The model label is missing and I can not find a model # ***** on the unit. Need Rear Gr… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,794 satisfied customers
I'm working on a Toro push mower with a 6.5 HP Tecumseh engine.
I'm working on a Toro push mower with a 6.5 HP Tecumseh engine. Just installed a new carb. It starts and runs great but when I mow through heavy grass it bogs down and eventually dies. Will not restar… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,047 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 toro 6.5 hp self propelled mower. starts and
I have a 2008 toro 6.5 hp self propelled mower. starts and runs great until I start to cut grass when it starts surging and has a slight grinding sound. once it starts surging it wont stop even if I s… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
35,751 satisfied customers
Model XP 725 cc 50" Model #17WF2ACP011 Serial #1KO40H10064
Model XP 725 cc 50" Model #17WF2ACP011 Serial #1KO40H10064 Just bought this used mower. Always had the best maintenance. Used it for the first time and throttle had to be tightened using the bolt on t… read more
Frank
Frank
Small Engine Tech
124 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a Toro model 20016, 6.5 hp Tecumseh model LEV
Hello, I have a Toro model 20016, 6.5 hp Tecumseh model LEV 120. It's not getting gas. I start it up and it quits right away. I can keep it running badly by pumping the primer bulb. I have cleaned out… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,047 satisfied customers
how to fix a Tecumseh engine model lv195ea it starts and runs
how to fix a Tecumseh engine model lv195ea it starts and runs but will not increase speed under load, if the governor arm is pushed manually it will run full throttle and not idle down… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
How do I connect the governor linkage on a Toro #20071 mower?
How do I connect the governor linkage on a Toro #20071 mower? (Tecumseh #LV195EA engine). Links to drawings or pics would help a lot. Thanks.… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
Our Toro lawnmower was having issues running. It would run
Our Toro lawnmower was having issues running. It would run for 15 - 30 seconds then die. In the past I found the filter screen in the gas tank had grass on it. This time, no such luck. I've taken the … read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,987 satisfied customers
why wont my tecumseh run at high revs I have bent the tab
why wont my tecumseh run at high revs? I have bent the tab away as far as possible. Would a stronger spring work?… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
jon, i fixed the stuck valve replaced the head gasket and
jon, i fixed the stuck valve replaced the head gasket and got the mower running, but the govenor is not set correctly because the engine is reving way to high. i think i might have the carb linkage or… read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
I have a Toro GTS 6.5 HP recycler lawn mover that will start
I have a Toro GTS 6.5 HP recycler lawn mover that will start but stops shortly there after. I can keep it going by pushing the priming red button. Does it need a new fuel pump.… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
toro model 20016 6.5 hp tecumseh stats runs for a short while
toro model 20016 6.5 hp tecumseh stats runs for a short while then stalls. will keep running if you keep pushing plunger. changed plug and gas… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
I just replaced the diaphram and cleaned the carb on my 3.75
I just replaced the diaphram and cleaned the carb on my 3.75 HP Briggs lawnmower engine. I started it and it ran great and I mowed about 1 hr. The next day I started it and it "hunts". It accelerates … read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
toro recycler wont start - pull cord - fresh gas, fresh oil
toro recycler won't start - pull cord - fresh gas, fresh oil - mower sat in garage for 2+ years - tried starting it multiple times - tried operating manual tips - nothing works - what do i do… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
I have a troybuilt (gardenway) rototiller with an 8 hp tecumseh
I have a troybuilt (gardenway) rototiller with an 8 hp tecumseh engine. The problem is; when i move the throttle control to wide open, the engine only idles. the cable moves the throttle assembly, but… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
i disassembled the carb on my 6.5 hp LV195EA to replace the
i disassembled the carb on my 6.5 hp LV195EA to replace the intake gasket and forgot to take careful note of how the governor link goes to the butterfly valve. I have an interference now with the shor… read more
James W
James W
Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert
Bachelor's Degree
2,987 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

35,751 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