Two-Stroke Engine Repair and Maintenance

Paperback | September 29, 2009

byPaul Dempsey

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Get Peak Performance from Two-Stroke Engines

Do you spend more time trying to start your weed trimmer than you do enjoying your backyard? With this how-to guide, you can win the battle with the temperamental two-stroke engine.

Written by long-time mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey, Two-Stroke Engine Repair & Maintenance shows you how to fix the engines that power garden equipment, construction tools, portable pumps, mopeds, generators, trolling motors, and more. Detailed drawings, schematics, and photographs along with step-by-step instructions make it easy to get the job done quickly. Save time and money when you learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot the engine to determine the source of the problem
  • Repair magnetos and solid-state systems--both analog and digital ignition modules
  • Adjust and repair float-type, diaphragm, and variable venturi carburetors
  • Fabricate a crankcase pressure tester
  • Fix rewind starters of all types
  • Overhaul engines--replace crankshaft seals, main bearings, pistons, and rings
  • Work with centrifugal clutches, V-belts, chains, and torque converters

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Get Peak Performance from Two-Stroke EnginesDo you spend more time trying to start your weed trimmer than you do enjoying your backyard? With this how-to guide, you can win the battle with the temperamental two-stroke engine.Written by long-time mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey, Two-Stroke Engine Repair & Maintenance shows ...

Paul Dempsey is a Master Mechanic, and former editor of World Oil magazine. He is the author of more than 20 technical books, including Small Engine Repair, How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines, and Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071625399

ISBN - 13:9780071625395

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Ch. 1. Fundamentals; Ch. 2. Troubleshooting; Ch. 3. Ignition Systems; Ch. 4. Fuel Systems; Ch. 5. Starters and Related Components; Ch. 6. Engine Service; Ch. 7. Power Transmission; Index