Small Gas Engine Repair

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 230 pages
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Save on repair costs with this do-it-yourselfer's guide!

Here's all the hands-on guidance you need to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in lawn and garden equipment, chain saws, generators, and motor bikes. Whether your engine was made by Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Eaton, Fairbanks-Morse, or any other manufacturer, Small Gas Engine Repair, 2E can show you how to fix it yourself with just a few simple tools.

This practical handbook has been completely updated to include new American and foreign engines, carburetor rebuilding techniques, and new starter and ignition systems. You'll also find coverage of:

  • Electrical systems
  • Carburetor and fuel systems
  • Cyclinder heads, valves, and piston rings
  • Connecting rods, crankshafts, camshafts, bearing, and seals

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If you have only one book on small engine repair, this is the one to have.

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Pag 58 •Capacitive discharge


Ignition system
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Paul Dempsey is an experienced mechanic and writer. He is the author of many popular how-to books, including classics such as How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines and How to Repair Tecumseh Engines

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