Quiz: The Ultimate Repairing a Small Engine Quiz
The Ultimate Repairing a Small Engine Quiz
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About This Quiz

When the average person thinks of an engine, often the first thing that comes to mind is a car or truck engine, something large, powerful, and complicated. However, the most common type of engine you will find are small engines, and whether you know it or not, they are everywhere. For example, that snow blower or lawn mower you just pulled from the garage is powered by a small engine. But would you know the first step you take when attempting to repair that engine?

Machines such as leaf blowers and lawn mowers are powered by small engines to clean up the yard effectively. The same goes for your rototiller that helps to prepare your garden in the spring, plus small motorcycles, fishing boats, and snowmobiles.

Being able to repair an engine on the go saves you a lot of money and in many cases time. But how much do you really know about small engine repair? Do you know what a "choke" is? Or, how about a "fuel stabilizer?" What happened if your governor is adjusted incorrectly? And how much do you know about the temperature and viscosity of engine lubricants?

Think you know enough to keep your garage machines running? Take this quiz and impress yourself and others with your engine repair knowledge!

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