This is a hands-on guide to two-stroke engine maintenance and repair. Packed with photographs, this is a step-by-step, how-to guide for troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining two-stroke engines - the types that power tens of millions of lawn equipment machines and small generators. Weed trimmers, edgers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, and portable pumps all run on two-stroke engines. "Two-Stroke Engine Repair and Maintenance" describes the operation, architecture, and design features of two-stroke engines, together with the equipment that these engines power. Detailed lists and cross references of all two-stroke engine manufacturers are included.
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.
Ch. 1 Getting to Know Your Machine Operation Architecture Design Features Buying Parts List of Manufacturers Ch. 2 Zeroing In on Problems General Diagnostic Procedures Ignition Fuel System Mechanical Engine How to "Read" Spark Plugs Fabricating an Ignitio