Lab_02_5b__Small_Engine_Instructions_

Lab_02_5b_Small_Eng - Name SMALL ENGINE LAB This is a three part lab this week you will disassemble your engines you will complete the lab next

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SMALL ENGINE LAB This is a three part lab, this week you will disassemble your engines, you will complete the lab next week. Throughout this exercise you will refer to the Briggs & Stratton Single Cylinder 4- Cycle Repair Manual for more detailed instructions and the specifications you will need to successfully teardown and reassemble your engine. Pay close attention to the demonstrations given by the instructor at each stage of the process to ensure that you are doing each task correctly. PART 1 ENGINE DISASSEMBLY 1. Check engine to see if it will operate: a. Crank will turn freely Yes No b. Engine has compression Yes No c. Yes No 2. Drain all oil from engine into approved container. 3. Using an 8mm socket remove the face plate from the front of the engine (three bolts). 4. Using a 10mm socket remove the four bolts that retain the gas tank to the bracket on top of the engine and remove the gas tank. (This step may have already been done for you) 5. Using a 10mm socket loosen the four bolts that hold the fuel tank to the top of the engine (don’t remove the bracket and don’t disturb the governor arm!!!) 6. Remove the three screws that retain the protective shielding to the muffler and remove the heat shield. 7. Using a 10mm socket remove the two bolts from the muffler assembly and remove it. 8. Using a 7mm socket remove the screw that holds the shield on top of the cylinder and remove the shield. 9. Remove air cleaner cover and filter, then using a 8mm socket remove the air cleaner assembly from the carburetor (two screws.) a. Carefully remove the crank case breather hose from the air cleaner. 10. Using a 10mm socket remove blower housing/rewind starter assembly (four bolts) 11. Using an 8mm socket remove the carburetor from the cylinder head. a. Be careful the governor link and spring must be removed from the carburetor by rotating the assembly down and toward the cylinder block. 1
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BSE 2484 taught by Professor Dhvaughan during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Lab_02_5b_Small_Eng - Name SMALL ENGINE LAB This is a three part lab this week you will disassemble your engines you will complete the lab next

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