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
BRIGGS AND STRATON IGNITION COIL SPARK WIRE TEST READS 5000
BRIGGS AND STRATON IGNITION COIL SPARK WIRE TEST READS 5000 OHMS WITH NO SPARK PROBLEM. IS THIS TOO HIGH ? … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
7,310 satisfied customers
I have a Tecumseh engine LV195EA in a Toro 22" Recycler
i have a Tecumseh engine LV195EA in a Toro 22" Recycler mower. No spark. I have replaced the plug and coil and have checked the operation of the kill switch with an Ohm meter and it appears to work OK… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Russ, I'm trying to find the right flywheel puller tool for
Hi Russ, I'm trying to find the right flywheel puller tool for my Lawn Boy Tecumseh LV195EA-362044D engine flywheel. I'm trying to replace the breather assembly, and can't seem to remove it completely… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Curtis, I have a Troybuilt Horse rototiller with a Kohler 7
Hi Curtis, I have a Troybuilt Horse rototiller with a Kohler 7 hp K161T engine. Received it with the engine frozen. Found a hanging exhaust valve. Freed that and know no spark. Checked the wiring; cha… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Have a rtz 50 with a 24hp BS with no spark. Couple days.had
couple days.had issue with the ignition switch. replaced it but do some tests I burnt the wires to the magnetos … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a Lawnboy model 10684 mower with a 4 cycle tecumseh
Hi, I have a Lawnboy model 10684 mower with a 4 cycle tecumseh engine. I have spark. How did I diagnose the 2 wires off the ignition coil? … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Deere Gator, 4x2, Kawasaki FE290. Should the voltage at the
John Deere Gator, 4x2, Kawasaki FE290. Should the voltage at the ignition coil (with key on, parking brake released and gas petal pressed) be reading 12 volts coming from the magneto run relay?… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
No spark on mt M18S. Serial number:(###) ###-#### What is
No spark on mt M18S. Serial number:(###) ###-#### What is most common problem? Does this engine use the older magento or does it use the newer system? Does the engine need to come out to get at the po… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Have a Tecumseh OH160-170126B that has no fire to spark
Have a Tecumseh OH160-170126B that has no fire to spark plug,I pulled everything apart,sanded the rust off the "magneto" and edge of the flywheel,then pulled the flywheel and checked the magnets for b… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have a Lawnboy lawnmower ( model #10685, S/N XXXXXXXXX with
I have a Lawnboy lawnmower ( model #10685, S/N XXXXXXXXX with a no spark condition. I have replaced the ignition coil and set the air gap to .012". I have also replaced the the switching module. The k… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Tecumseh engine TVS 120 / 63111F. No spark from plug wire.
Tecumseh engine TVS 120 / 63111F. No spark from plug wire. Small white wire from coil to kill switch seems to be grounded to block all the time. What shold I look for? Gordon, West cCester, PA… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have intermitent ignition trouble. One day it will start
I have intermitent ignition trouble. One day it will start then next day it will not. It is a model LV195EA spec 362044D dom 06271GG0234. I have done all the basic checks (bag is on right, safty handl… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman rear engine lawn mower that will not start.
I have a Craftsman rear engine lawn mower that will not start. It's getting gas and is turning over but doesn't seem to be getting any spark.… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
Techumseh 6.75 HP, Model LV195EA (with electric start) just
Techumseh 6.75 HP, Model LV195EA (with electric start) just quit working after last weeks mowing job. Tried new gas and new spark plug but it didn't work. When I pull the plug wire and hold it close t… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
no spark have changed plug, starter turns engine, changed magneto
no spark have changed plug, starter turns engine, changed magneto with new ign. wire and plug -gap between magneto and fly wheel by spec. still no spark. kill wire leaving magneto not grounded. about … read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
I have Lawnboy mower model no. 10685 with a 6.5 hp tecumseh
I have Lawnboy mower model no. 10685 with a 6.5 hp tecumseh engine about two years olf. My question is why does my engine start but then shuts down? Is it the vaccum hose? And if so how can I buy the … read more
Robert P
Robert P
Mechanic/expert tech /owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
486 satisfied customers
briggs & stratton model 190432 typ 0570-02 code74022810 just
briggs & stratton model 190432 typ 0570-02 code74022810 just put on new magneto cleaned all surfaces set clerance at .010 just dont get any fire… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
model 127800 no spark at all. engine ran fine earlier same
model 127800 no spark at all. engine ran fine earlier same day. disconnected magneto armature shut down wire. No improvement. resistance spark plug connection to ground 4500 ohms. resistance shutdown … 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

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

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