# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Repair Task 1325974020

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate valves and accessories for defects.

Definition

Evaluation should include
  • removal of engine components (e.g., valve cover, gaskets, cylinder head) to access the valves
  • examination for damage, foreign material, burrs, and/or wear.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the parts of the valve?
  • What are the valves exposed to during engine operation?
  • What are some common causes that contribute to valves malfunctioning?
  • What are the differences between the intake and exhaust valves?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

AG-PST3

Service and repair AFNR mechanical equipment and power systems.