# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Repair Task 1325974013

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate operation of a governor.


Evaluate the operation of a governor based on its stability (e.g., ability to maintain a desired engine speed without fluctuation) and sensitivity (e.g., percent of speed change required to produce corrective action on the throttle).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What happens as the load on the engine increases?
  • When the centrifugal force on the flyweight decreases, what happens to the governor control spring and how does this affect engine performance?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Service and repair AFNR mechanical equipment and power systems.