Question about Husqvarna 26" Front Tine Tiller
Last fall I was tilling happily away when my Atlas model 12-B150 front tine tiller suddenly stopped. It has a 3 hp Briggs and Stratton engine. It was suggested to me the shear pin was broken. It appears to be fine. I switched the spark plug but it still does not start. It has fuel in the tank and turns over easily when I pull the start cord. Also when changing the oil, how much does it take? I purchased this used and do not have an owner's manual. Thanks.
Paul i assuming you mean the motor stopped running,not the tiller part........? you say the motor turns over easy,suggesting that the motor hung a valve open and you have no compression in the motor.i'm hoping that you checked the oil level before you started and ran the engine. oil level is at the second thead down from the top of oil fill hole. if it was any lower the that you could have ran the motor low of oil causing one of the valves to stick. never had much luck on cleaning the valve stem or valve guide in the head,usualy you need to replace the head assy. they do come as a unit but they are pricey. take the valve cover off and see if both valves will push down into the cylinder. also see if one or the other valves are lower then the other. if you need more help i'll be glad to help you out as much as possible.......
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 17, 2015 | Ardisam 5.5 Hp Rear Tine Rototiller
Oct 08, 2014 | Earthquake Rear Tine Rototiller SRT with...
May 08, 2014 | Earthquake 6015V Rear Tine Rototiller
Oct 04, 2013 | Ardisam 21-Inch 153CC Earthquake Front...
Aug 16, 2011 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller
May 01, 2010 | Garden
Oct 24, 2009 | Ardisam 5.5 Hp Rear Tine Rototiller
Jan 18, 2017 | Garden
1,450 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: