Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/no spark


John Halgren wrote at 2010-07-23 22:17:25
Simple answers and no condescending tones would be nice.  The guy asked a question that required a simple answer.  Do you feel better for having stomped on him?

Dick wrote at 2011-07-24 15:43:26
I just had one of those experts from John Deere work on my RX75,it would not start,they came and picked it up when they brought it back with a bill for $230.00,and it still doesn't start.I called them and they said do you want us to come and get it again I said is it going to cost me another $230.00 they didn't reply.I hope to fix it myself can't afford those guys.

TV wrote at 2015-07-15 19:45:39
Im sorry, But whenever I call my John Deere Dealership they are cold and totally unwilling to help with anything. They just say bring it in. and it can be a simple fix that I would have bought the part from them. So as you may not take advantage of people there are dealerships that do.

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I specialize in John Deere, Briggs, Kohler, and Kawasaki. I can answer "all" outdoor power equipment questions.I was also a tank mechanic, so if you need to fix your M60-A1 tank I can help there also. Be advised, I will tell you the truth whether you like it or not. I realize this affects my ranking but I don't care. If you can't handle the truth you can kiss my !@@#$%^. It takes a real man to wear pink. I have started posting my stupidest question/ranking of the week on my, My Space blog Check it out, people can be idiots. DON'T MAKE THE LIST!!!!


I have worked as a lead tech in high volume OPE dealerships for 25 years. I am currently the service manger at a high volume John Deere dealership. I started at 20 at a Gravely Tractor dealership. I took a 5 year break from power equipment and worked at a large Honda motorcycle dealership. After brief stops at a Toro Golf and Turf distributor and a small "mom and pop" shop I landed at Reynolds Lawn and Leisure where I have worked for 15 years. I have taught "Small Engine Care and Repair" in the local school district's continuing education program for several years. I also appear as a guest speaker at many local vocational schools.

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