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Keeping Small Engines Clean

From lawnmowers and snowblowers to pressure washers and portable generators, there are many small engine appliances that can make life easier for residents of Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe. To increase the longevity of use of small engine appliances, Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe homeowners can keep their small engine appliances clean. Remove

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Common Small Engine Problems

Appliances with small engines are especially helpful for homeowners in Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe area. But what happens when your trusty lawnmower or snow blower stops working all of a sudden? Then it is time to diagnose your small engine problem and find a solution. At Greg’s Small Engine Repair, we’d like to

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How to Repair a Small Engine

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair, we want to help you take care of your small engine appliances. Here are some steps you can take to repair a small engine before seeking professional help. Small engine diagnosis and repair is like a puzzle. In order to repair a small engine, you must identify which

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Small Engine Maintenance: A DIY Guide

Why Small Engine Maintenance? Small engine maintenance is essential for your small engine appliances because it gives you the opportunity to take preventative care. Spending time on small engine maintenance saves you time and money on larger repairs because you can catch them early or prevent them. At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair, we

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Frustrated By Snow Blower Engine Repair?

Is Your Snow Blower In Desperate Need of Repairs Forecast is for more snow and you are sitting with a snow blower needing engine repair. Your back is killing you from already shoveling more than your share of snow and there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight. One more snow fall and you

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Tools You Need To Fix a Lawn Mower Engine

Don’t Freak Out if You Need to Fix a Lawn Mower When it comes time to have to fix your lawn mower, many find dread in the mere fact that it is broken. Diagnosing the issue adds to the despair and then knowing which tools you will need to complete the job only adds to

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Ethanol Gas Wreaks Havoc on Small Engines.

Carburetor Damage From Ethanol Gas First Hand April 10, 2015 At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are constantly talking to residential and commercial clients regarding their concerns about the damaging effects of Ethanol gas on their Lawn Mowers, Snow Blowers, Portable Generators, Chipper Shredders, Rototillers, Pressure Washers and all other gasoline Small Engine

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Expert Lawn Mower Engine Repair

Do You Need a Lawn Mower Engine Repair? There is nothing worse than having a down lawn mower when the grass is begging to be cut. The most common issue when your lawn mower engine needs repair is the carburetor, but if you know little to nothing about the workings of a lawn mower engine,

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Diagnose Your Broken Snow Blower

Do You Suddenly Have a Broken Snow Blower? It’s the dead of winter and you did all the proper pre-season care – changed the oil, fresh fuel, filters, spark plugs, checked the tires, lubricated, checked for any critter nest, started it up and made sure everything was engaging properly and made sure nothing was rattling

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How Does Ethanol Blended Gas Effect Your Small Engine Equipment?

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked about Ethanol blended Gasoline and how in effects the performance and longevity of your lawn mowers, snow blowers, and portable generators. Ethanol Blended Gas at your local Gas Pump Many consumers are unaware of how the 2013 mandated introduction of Ethanol blended gas has

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These guys are awesome! I was turned away from every other small engine shop in Reno/Sparks due to the type of engines I had. I need my engines for work so when these guys found out my situation they …
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