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Small Gas Engine Repair Fourth Edition by Paul Dempsey

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Master mechanic and author, Paul Dempsey shares his secrets in the care of small gas engines in the book Small Gas Engine Repair. Some of Dempsey's secrets include:

  • Troubleshooting engine problems
  • Small gas engine repair solutions, and
  • Educating the reader about mechanical terminology

Current revisions to the 3rd Edition of this guide also see Dempsey providing readers with current technology used in small gas engines for operation of:

  • Chainsaws
  • Pumps
  • Back-up or standby generators

This guidebook offers simple easily followed instructions applicable to multiple tools and circumstances such as gardeners, maintenance personnel or groundskeepers might encounter on the job. Readers who use these types of engines for personal reasons will also find this book invaluable for small engine maintenance.

Dempsey provides his readers the latest news in small engine technology regarding:

  • Overhead valve engines
  • Overhead cam engines
  • Carburetor advances
  • Digital ignition systems
  • Troubleshooting and repair of both 2-cylinder and 4-cylinder engine components

The master mechanic also gives away a multitude of useful information including work around solutions, field fixes and shortcuts commonly used by every mechanic. Dempsey's repository of mechanical information includes new technology regarding:

  • Float-type carburetors
  • Diaphragm carburetors
  • Ignition systems, and
  • Pollution control devices

This book is a must have for every mechanic's library.

Subject: Small Engine Engine Repair How-to Book. ISBN-10: 1259861589 | ISBN-13: 9781259861581 | McGraw Hill 61581

Table of Contents

  1. Basics
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. Ignition Systems
  4. Fuel System
  5. Rewind Starters
  6. Electrical System
  7. Engine Mechanical
  8. Appendix: Internet Resources

  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Author: Paul Dempsey
  • Pages: 246 - B&W photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 6 x 9 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-25986-158-1
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