Small Gas Engine Repair

Paperback | May 8, 2008

byPaul Dempsey

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SAVE MONEY BY HANDLING YOUR OWN SMALL GAS ENGINE MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR JOBS

The Third Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows you how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps, and standby generators. Completely revised and updated and offering a step-by-step approach, this bestseller covers all you need to know to repair and maintain a small gas engine and get professional results while saving money.

This in-depth guide by master mechanic Paul Dempsey includes the latest in small engine technology and gives you up-to-date information on overhead valve and overhead cam engines, carburetion advances, digital ignition systems, and more. Dempsey explains how to troubleshoot and repair both two- and four-cycle engines. The author also reveals the shortcuts, field fixes, and other tricks of the trade that only working mechanics know. In this Third Edition you'll find:

  • New information on float-type and diaphragm carburetors
  • The latest ignition systems, together with advances in pollution-control devices
  • More than 50% new material added

    INSIDE THIS GAS ENGINE REPAIR GUIDE:

    Basics • Troubleshooting • Ignition Systems • Fuel System • Rewind Starters • Electrical System • Engine Mechanical[not a major section; addressed only briefly in this book]

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SAVE MONEY BY HANDLING YOUR OWN SMALL GAS ENGINE MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR JOBSThe Third Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows you how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps, and standby generators. Completely revised and updated and offering a step-by-step approach...

Paul Dempsey is a master mechanic and the author of more than 20 technical books, including How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines and Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines, both in their Fourth Editions and both published by McGraw-Hill.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 9.3 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:May 8, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007149667X

ISBN - 13:9780071496674

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basics
Chapter 2: Troubleshooting
Chapter 3: Ignition Systems
Chapter 4: Fuel System
Chapter 5: Rewind Starters
Chapter 6: Electrical System
Chapter 7: Engine Mechanicak
Appendix: Internet Resources
Index