# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 679312172

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Diagnose needed repair on 2-cycle engine components.


Using manufacturer’s specifications and instructor’s guidelines, process should include

  • interpreting and verifying complaint
  • inspecting engine assembly for leaks
  • listening to engine noises
  • diagnosing the cause of excessive oil consumption, unusual engine exhaust color, odor, and sound
  • performing engine vacuum tests
  • performing cylinder compression tests
  • performing cylinder leakage tests
  • determining needed repairs for each component.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What procedure would you use to diagnose problems with a 2-cycle engine?
  • How would you determine the economic feasibility of repairing a 2-cycle engine?
  • What customer related issues are involved with determining needed repairs?