# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 75562591

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate small-engine maintenance.


Demonstration should include
  • implementing safety precautions prior to servicing
  • locating and reviewing manuals or other documentation
  • cleaning/replacing spark plugs
  • cleaning/replacing air filters
  • checking/changing oil and filter if necessary
  • replacing fuel filter
  • adjusting/cleaning the carburetor
  • checking/cleaning the exhaust
  • performing winterization procedures.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Where can the model and serial number of an engine be found? Why is this information important?
  • What is the purpose of a maintenance schedule for small engines?
  • What is the difference between two-cycle and four-cycle engines?
  • What are the benefits of two-cycle engines? What are the drawbacks?
  • What are the benefits of fuel stabilizers?
  • What can the condition and color of spark plug deposits indicate?
  • What are the benefits of engine winterization?