# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 131030974

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Diagnose needed repair on 4-cycle engine components.

Definition

Process should include
  • interpreting and verifying complaint; determining needed repairs
  • inspecting engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant, and other leaks; determining needed repairs
  • listening to engine noises; determining needed repairs
  • identifying problem area for no-start condition
  • diagnosing the cause of excessive oil consumption and unusual engine exhaust color, odor, and sound; determining needed repairs
  • performing engine vacuum tests; determining needed repairs
  • performing cylinder compression tests; determining needed repairs
  • performing cylinder leakage tests; determining needed repairs.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What procedure is used to diagnose problems with a 4-cycle engine?
  • How is the economic feasibility of repairing a 4-cycle engine determined?
  • What customer-related issues are involved with determining needed repairs?