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
Ariens Compact 24 throws snow very poorly and frequently
Ariens Compact 24 throws snow very poorly and frequently clogs … read more
Expert
Expert
I have a compact 24 with a briggs and strtton that is
I have a compact 24 with a briggs and strtton that is several years old. In contrast to Ariens commercials where the blower just moves foward and blows the snow. I continually get a build up in front … read more
Lee_S
Lee_S
Owner / operator
High school
138 satisfied customers
I have a 28 inch snow -tek blower, I was blowing snow off my
I have a 28 inch snow -tek blower, I was blowing snow off my deck. The cover for the patio table got caught on the left auger. when I tried to resume the snow removal only the right auger turns. … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
I have an Ariens Sno-Throw Mod #920021 compact series 24.
I have an Ariens Sno-Throw Mod #920021 compact series 24. When the impeller gets too much snow thrown into it by the auger it slips. The impeller pins are in good shape and it works well with very lig… read more
Expert
Expert
Have I haven't Ariens Model 93210 5 serial number 01278 to
Have I haven't Ariens Model 93210 5 serial number 01278 to it's a snowblower the Impaler which is the front piece that actually pulls us knowing is turning however the auger does not turn … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
I'm troubleshooting a small Ariens snow blower with an Auger
I'm troubleshooting a small Ariens snow blower with an Auger that is not turning. The impeller which carries the snow up and out the shoot is spinning fine and the shaft attached to it also spins. Is … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
My arians 24", auger doesnt turn/drive. This morning.
This morning. Yesterdays wet snow seemed to jam/stall and I quit for the day. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
My ariens snowblower won't blow snow. when I checked auger
My ariens snowblower won't blow snow. when I checked auger sheer pins they seem intacked.when I grab auger and turn it backwards it goes free but when I turn it forward it is locked. When I try to blo… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
19,291 satisfied customers
I have an older Ariens snow blower with the manual auger
I have an older Ariens snow blower with the manual auger control with the lock clutch. The auger is not turning when loaded with snow. The blower wheel inside is turning fast but the auger is stopping… read more
JohnF2015
JohnF2015
High School Diploma
3,210 satisfied customers
I have an older Ariens 24 inch slow blower-I have had it
I have an older Ariens 24 inch slow blower-I have had it serviced and it starts great but the auger only spins very slowly. The shear pins seem to be intact, I have tried adjusting the belt tension bu… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
Model is a Ariens ST824 Shear pins look intact but both
Model is a Ariens ST824 Shear pins look intact but both sides rotate when not on? Top and bottom heads of shear pin look good but if you grab with your hand on either side the both rotate together? An… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
The spinning snow gathering thingy is locked on my Ariens
The spinning "snow gathering thingy" is locked on my Ariens 8524 Classic. The secondary "throwing motor" works fine but I can't "chop and gather" anything. It spins about a quarter turn and then hits … read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
3,283 satisfied customers
I have a 24 wide blower with 2 augers. One of the augers spin
I have a 24" wide blower with 2 augers. One of the augers spin freely and does not operate. Is there anything i can do to fix this… read more
RUSS
RUSS
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,723 satisfied customers
I have an arien snowblower (924 series) that does not throw
I have an arien snowblower (924 series) that does not throw snow very well. ( small amount of snow comes out the chute, most of the snow just gets plowed). the drive belt is new and adjusted. the rear… read more
J.R.
J.R.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
209 satisfied customers
I recently purchased the Ariens Compact 22 snowblower from
I recently purchased the Ariens Compact 22 snowblower from Home Depot online, and it was delivered from a local place. I am in Northeast Ohio so we are receiving our first big snow of the year. The re… read more
Jon K.
Jon K.
Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
Some College, military training,
2,995 satisfied customers
Ive had to replace several auger shear bolts this winter on
I've had to replace several auger shear bolts this winter on my Honda snowthrower. I'm not sure if I'm over-tightening them. I'm using a small 10mm open-ended wrench. I turn the shear bolt nut until i… read more
mcatlin
mcatlin
Motorcycle Mechanic
High School or GED
112 satisfied customers
how do you replace the shear bolt on an ariens snow thrower
how do you replace the shear bolt on an ariens snow thrower? There seems to be no hole that lines up to push it all the way through.… read more
Robert P
Robert P
Mechanic/expert tech /owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
486 satisfied customers
I have an Ariens Snow Thrower Model # 932105 / 8526. Was working
I have an Ariens Snow Thrower Model # XXXXX / 8526. Was working fine yesterday. Then suddenly it turned into a big expensive orange snow cone machine. The auger seems to be working fine the impeller (… read more
TaxTom
TaxTom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,468 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