This Small Engine 5 Horsepower and Smaller Repair Manual by Haynes provides maintenance, troubleshooting and repair procedures for Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Sears Craftsman and Honda small engines used on popular lawn mowers, garden tillers, generators, pumps and power equipment.
This workshop manual covers all Briggs & Stratton side-valve four-stroke engines between 6 to 13 cubic inches in displacement. Check the identification plate on your motor. If the first digit in a five-digit model number is 9 or less or the first two digits in a six-digit model number are 13 or less this book covers your engine.
This service manual covers Tecumseh, Sears Craftsman side-valve four-strokes and two-strokes up to and including 5 horsepower or a displacement of 12 cubic inches or less.
This maintenance manual covers all Honda G-series engines up to and including 5.5 horsepower such as GV150, GX110/140 and GXV120/160 models.
Does not cover small hand-held engines such as those used on weed-eaters and blowers.
Small Engine 5 Horsepower and Smaller Repair Manual Table of Contents
Introduction, How to use this repair manual, Engine types and manufacturers included, How to identify an engine, Buying parts
Chapter 1: Setting up shop, Finding a place to work, Tools and equipment needed, Special factory tools
Chapter 2: General shop practices, Safety first, How to buy and use tools, Precision measurements, Basic maintenance and repair techniques, How to remove broken bolts and repair stripped threads, Small engine lubricants and chemicals
Chapter 3: Troubleshooting, How an engine works, Introduction to troubleshooting, Troubleshooting a four-stroke engine, Troubleshooting a two-stroke engine
Chapter 4: Tune-up and routine maintenance, Introduction, Tune-up and maintenance checklist
Chapter 5: Repair procedures common to all engines, Engine removal and installation, Muffler removal and installation, Shroud/recoil starter removal and installation, Oil seal replacement, Carburetor removal, Carburetor overhaul, Engine block cleaning, Engine block inspection, Cylinder honing, Crankshaft and bearing inspection, Camshaft and bearing inspection, Piston/connecting rod inspection, Piston ring installation, Valve/tappet inspection and servicing
Chapter 6: Briggs & Stratton engines: Engine identification numbers/covered, Recoil starter service, Carburetor disassembly and reassembly, Carburetor adjustment, Engine disassembly, Inspection of components, Engine reassembly
Chapter 7: Tecumseh, Sears – Craftsman Engines, Engine identification numbers/covered, Recoil starter service, Carburetor disassembly and reassembly, Carburetor adjustment, Four-stroke engine disassembly, Inspection of components, Four-stroke engine reassembly, Two-stroke engine disassembly, Inspection of components, Two-stroke engine reassembly
Chapter 8: Honda Engines, Engine identification numbers/covered, Recoil starter rope replacement, Recoil starter spring replacement, Carburetor disassembly and reassembly, Carburetor adjustment, Engine disassembly,, Inspection of components, Engine reassembly.