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 woodchopper wit a 18 HP Briggs & Stratton model #422437
my woodchopper wit a 18 HP Briggs & Stratton model #422437 has performed great for the last two days and today it starts quickly but begins to sputter in about 20 seconds and dies in the next few seco… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Retired service manager
Associate Degree
3,737 satisfied customers
Does a Briggs & Stratton motor Model number 31A605 have two
Does a Briggs & Stratton motor Model number 31A605 have two spark plugs? 15.5 HP. Bolens Lawn tractor. New battery New spark plug, fuel filter. Still will not crank over … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Grand Pa
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,681 satisfied customers
Older Briggs and Stratton 5550/8550 generator 10 hp ohv
Older Briggs and Stratton 5550/8550 generator 10 hp ohv engine. Stared just fine, ran a few min.then stopped. (Seemed to run faster than normal) Fresh fuel, oil new, good spark, fuel shut off on pos. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Grand Pa
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,681 satisfied customers
I have a troy Bilt with Briggs & Stratton 24 hp Intek OHV
I have a troy Bilt with Briggs & Stratton 24 hp Intek OHV engine. I can start it & it runs fine until I engage the motor blades. It then start vibranting & the engine dies out … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Grand Pa
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,681 satisfied customers
While cutting grass I t a piece of 2x4 my dogs drug up in
While cutting grass I hit a piece of 2x4 my dogs drug up in the yard. It clanged around and I shut the blades down It back fired a couple of times. Sparks blew out the front end. Then it ran out of ga… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Retired service manager
Associate Degree
3,737 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman riding lawnmower. Model number is###-##-####
I have a Craftsman riding lawnmower. Model number is###-##-#### ***** has a Briggs and Stratton engine, which is 21 hp. I purchased the mower new in 2009 and it has never been in a repair shop. I norm… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,794 satisfied customers
17 H.P.Briggs Stratton engine coughs and quits after warming
17 H.P.Briggs Stratton engine coughs and quits after warming up, running well, cutting grass for about 5 minutes. Will not start until it cools off in about an hour… read more
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan
2,794 satisfied customers
Good-day. I have a Craftsman Lawn Tractor Model #NNN-NN-NNNN
Good-day. I have a Craftsman Lawn Tractor Model #NNN-NN-NNNNwith a 24 HP Briggs & Stratton Model #(NNN) NNN-NNNN I beleive this is one of the gems that had the poorly designed air filter system. Last … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Retired service manager
Associate Degree
3,737 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a Craftsman 18.5 HP tractor/mower. It trys to start,
Hi, I have a Craftsman 18.5 HP tractor/mower. It trys to start, runs for 1 or 2 seconds then shuts off. It will just crank if I try to start it again immediately [no fire], but if I let it sit for a f… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a sears lawn tractor with a Briggs and Stratton 725
I have a sears lawn tractor with a Briggs and Stratton 725 engine. The fuel pump appears to be pumping gas, but the engine does not start - if I put a little fuel in the air intake it runs for a secon… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I have a Craftsman riding mower with a Briggs & Stratton 24
I have a Craftsman riding mower with a Briggs & Stratton 24 HP OHV Intek motor. It will ONLY run if I'm pouring fuel directly into the carb. There is fuel to the carb. I've replaced the fuel, fuel fil… read more
Ranwell1
Ranwell1
CEO
High School or GED
5,650 satisfied customers
Briggs & Stratton 42E707. After completing a full tune-up
Briggs & Stratton 42E707. After completing a full tune-up which included the Air Filter, Pre-Filter, Oil, both Spark Plugs properly gapped to 0.030 and replenished the fuel, the engine began Oscillati… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Retired service manager
Associate Degree
3,737 satisfied customers
Sir, I own a Poulan 42 inch riding lawn mower for residential
Sir, I own a Poulan 42 inch riding lawn mower for residential use. The mower has a Briggs & Stratton ELS 500 18.0 hp OHV engine with full pressure lubrication w/spin-on/off filter, dual air filter, el… read more
Dieseljunky2
Dieseljunky2
Locomotive Mechanic
Ford Certified Technician
3,589 satisfied customers
My Craftsman LT2000 is losing a great deal of power while cutting
My Craftsman LT2000 is losing a great deal of power while cutting grass, to a point of shut down, my grass is a little high. I got the mower used in 2006. I have never serviced my tractor. where do I … read more
CJBennett
CJBennett
Small Engine Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
624 satisfied customers
Craftsman push mower runs OK for 5-10 minutes. After it warms
Craftsman push mower runs OK for 5-10 minutes. After it warms up it will start to sputter and die when cutting. If I tilt it up or move it to flat surface when it starts to sputter the engine picks ba… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a Husqvarna riding lawn mower, 24 hp Briggs Stratton
Hello, I have a Husqvarna riding lawn mower, 24 hp Briggs Stratton engine. I bought it in 2006 and it has worked great until this spring; it no longer starts. I have changed the oil, new oil filter, p… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
Small Engine Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
576 satisfied customers
I hAVE a 2005 24 hps OHV briggs and strattion engine. I can
I hAVE a 2005 24 hps OHV briggs and strattion engine. I can put the PTO and put the deck down and run for about 10 min till the motor heats up. I have rebuilt the carb, replaced the electric fuel sole… read more
Joe02800
Joe02800
High School or GED
54 satisfied customers
I have a crafstman riding mower with a briggs and straton Intek
I have a crafstman riding mower with a briggs and straton Intek 18.5 OHV motor. The mower stopped running while I was cutting grass. I had just filled up the gas tank 45 seconds prior. The spark plug … read more
The Small Engine Doctor
The Small Engine Doctor
One year, Automotive Tech toward as
46 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:

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

3,158 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.

Chris Huber

Chris Huber

Small Engine Technician

576 satisfied customers

20 years experience. Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician. Dealer for most engine lines.

< 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