Repairing Your Outdoor Power Equipment (Trade)

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2001 - House & Home - 356 pages
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Introducing a new resource which will show you how to successfully service and repair your favorite outdoor power equipment, including: lawnmowers and garden tractors, snow throwers, leaf blowers, chain saws, portable pumps, and more! Complete with step-by-step photo sequences, Repairing Your Outdoor Power Equipment will introduce you to the professional failure analysis and servicing techniques you need to keep your equipment in top condition, while highlighting the operation of basic two-stroke and four-stroke engines. Safety precautions and troubleshooting skills are emphasized in every chapter to ensure your success. There's even a full section in Repairing Your Outdoor Power Equipment which allows you to conduct a failure analysis and learn to rebuild a failed engine!
  

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Good explanation of parts, function, how to proceed with evaluation of parts, replacement of parts. Specifically read about ignition system, briefly reviewed carburetors. Very impressed with clarity.

Contents

with a
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CHAPTER
23
CHAPTER 3
44
How Engines Are Sized
54
CHAPTER
61
Removing Carbon from a Cylinder
74
Checking and Changing Engine Oil
80
Air Cleaner Maintenance
86
Repairing Your Engines
186
Manual Starter Troubleshooting
192
with a Valve Spring Compressor
198
Repairing the Engines
204
Servicing the Valve and Valve Seat
210
Inspecting the Connecting Rod
216
CHAPTER 17
222
Cylinder Glaze
231

Adjusting Overhead Valve Clearance
92
Magnetism
99
TransistorTriggered Magneto
106
CHAPTER 8
114
Breaker Point and Condenser Service
123
Flywheel Installation and Armature
129
Fuel Filters
135
Vacuum Carburetor
141
41
147
Suction Feed Diaphragm Carburetor
148
Fuel Pump Troubleshooting and Service
154
Float Carburetor Overhaul
161
CHAPTER 11
168
Governor Troubleshooting
174
TwoStroke Lubricating Systems 1 80
180
Installing FourStroke Piston Rings
237
Installing TwoStroke Piston Connecting
243
How the Rotary Mower Works
249
How the Reel Mower Works
255
Inspecting and Replacing a Belt
263
Troubleshooting a Tractor
275
Edger Troubleshooting
281
Replacing Tines
287
TwoStage and Dual Auger Snow
293
Chain Saw Safety
300
Chain Saw Troubleshooting
306
Replacing a Centrifugal Clutch 31 1
315
54
349
61
355
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