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small engine carburetor

How Does a Small Engine Carburetor Work?

Regardless of an engine’s size, its carburetor is the component responsible for mixing gas and air. In this post, we will answer the question, “How does a small engine carburetor work?” But before we discuss a carburetor’s functions, let’s take a look at the differences between a small engine carburetor and a standard engine carburetor.

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how to clean lawn mower carburetor

10 Steps on How to Clean Lawn Mower Carburetor

Believe it or not, cleaning a carburetor is a task that most people can do by themselves. If you want to save some cash, cleaning your carburetor on your own is your best option. In this post, we will teach you a step-by-step guide for how to clean a lawnmower carburetor. If this is your

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lawn mower spark plugs

Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Spark Plugs

A spark plug is an electrical device that is present in spark-ignited engine systems, and it’s used to help deliver an electric current from the ignition system to the combustion chamber. The spark plug ignites the compressed fuel in the combustion chamber, powering up the engine. Gas-operated lawn mowers use a spark plug in order

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power equipment

5 Ways Outdoor Power Equipment Can Make Your Life Better

Do you know how much time and money you could save with a little help from power equipment? Power tools are not just helpful on a job site. They also can be used in and around your home. There are many different types of power tools that can make your life easier and more productive.

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small engine

5 Tips to Make Your Small Engine Last for Years

Pieces of power equipment, like snow blowers, generators, lawnmowers, and power washers, are designed and built to do specific heavy jobs. In most cases, they’re able to perform these jobs well. However, there may come a time when a piece of equipment suddenly stops working. When this happens, it impacts how efficiently and safely you’re

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parts of a small engine

Basic Parts of a Small Engine

If you can find a small engine repair shop that repairs small motors, keep their phone number handy!  A small engine shop repairs low-powered internal combustion engines. These are the types of engines that require independent power sources and are found in machines like generators, lawnmowers, concrete mixers, snowblowers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, saws, and

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choosing a lawnmower

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Lawn Mower

There’s no doubt that having a well maintained, lush green lawn improves the look of your property. Ensuring that your lawn is in excellent condition requires using the right equipment. It’s important that you invest in the right lawn mower in order to make your hard work worthwhile and efficient. Are you looking for a

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Importance of Small Engine Maintenance

Small engines make our lives easier and convenient in many ways. For example, small engines power useful home tools such as snowblowers, lawn mowers, tillers, trimmers, cultivators, generators, and chainsaws. Small engines can also bring us fun and excitement as they power some of our “toys”, such as all-terrain vehicles and outboard boats. These types

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small engine that won't start

6 Tips for Troubleshooting a Small Engine that won’t Start

No matter how much we try to take good care of things, there’s one inevitable reality we need to accept – stuff breaks. Everything tangible around us has an expiration date. They will eventually stop working either naturally or forcibly. This is where the art of troubleshooting comes in. Preventative maintenance plays a crucial role

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lawn mower maintenance checklist

Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tips for Keeping your Machine in Tip Top Shape

Lawn maintenance is important to ensure that your yard looks as lush and healthy as possible. It is also important that you maintain your lawn mower to ensure that it will last for years and function properly. When well-maintained, it could last for decades. Lack of preventive maintenance and neglect can easily break the machine.

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Testimonials

“We can’t say enough great things about Greg’s Small Engine Service and Repair. Personalized service, quick turn-around, during this crazy 2016-2017 Tahoe winter. Unbelievable! Thanks to James and Greg.” Read more

G&M Fins - Meyers CA

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 not only drove from carson city to sparks, they went to Napa and picked up spark plugs form me. Best customer service ever! Customer for life! Thanks guys. Read more

Taylor L. - Sparks, NV

I asked Greg’s Small Engine Power Equipment Service & Repair to look at and repair three different Small Engine Machines – a Snow Blower, Rototiller & a Pressure Washer. They were honest and straight forward about needed potential repairs. They said what they were going to do and followed through. The best two things in their Service was not to repair a machine that was not worth repairing and Picking Up and Delivering the Power Equipment. Their Service saved me Money & Time. I certainly would recommend them for your Small Engine Power Equipment Needs. Read more

Ken - Reno NV

“My snow-blower broke down during our heavy Winter this year.  I was distraught and had to find someone to help me get my snow-blower working again.  I found gregsmallengine.com and talked to the owner, Greg.  He called me and let me know what was done to my machine to get it up and running again.  The cost was very reasonable and I am very happy to say it was delivered back to my house.

I am one happy customer and he is a super nice person!” Read more

Debbie R. - Stateline NV

I really appreciate Greg’s Small Engine Snow Blower Pick Up & Delivery.  Greg’s Small Engine was prompt, efficient and reasonably priced.  They took excellent care of my Snow Blower!” Read more

Roxanne M. - Stateline NV

Greg and son run a great business. They provided a a very good ball park estimate when I first called. They were very helpful and honest in helping determine whether the repair would be worth it. They did a great job in repairing the mower for a reasonable cost. I highly recommend them. Read more

Paul S. , Reno

Greg & James are a great father/son team who provide the BEST in customer service! They just fixed our 25 year old snowblower that had never had a full service before. They picked it up & dropped it off (all part of the price) and it’s running as if it’s brand new. Thanks guys for being so customer-service focused! Read more

Thank You!

My snowblower broke down and I decided to call Greg’s Small Engine Repair. Greg drove up to my house in South Lake Tahoe and picked up my snowblower and had it fixed up within a couple days and delivered back to me. His pricing was fair and he called me before doing any fixes. Thank you! Read more

John B.South Lake Tahoe, CA