This updated edition of the best-selling Small Engines and Power Equipment is more than a simple engine repair manual. Designed for the beginner with little or no mechanical experience, this book is a graphically appealing, step-by-step guide that covers all of the most important engine maintenance and repair skills you'll need to keep your equipment running at peak performance. It also shows exactly how to perform mechanical upkeep and repairs on the most common outdoor power implements. With new and improved content for today's motorized equipment, this DIY bible includes engine and mechanical repair plus maintenance instruction for all your outdoor power equipment, including lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws, power washers, generators, leaf blowers, rototillers, wood splitters, lawn edgers, and weed whips. With clear how-to photos and detailed diagrams, you'll see exactly what needs to be done. A comprehensive troubleshooting guide helps you define problems and enact solutions. Among the many skills you'll learn are seasonal tune-ups, changing oil, servicing spark plugs, cleaning filters, replacing muffler, servicing the fuel tank, overhauling the carburetor, servicing brakes, inspecting flywheels, replacing the fuel pump, and replacing a rewind cord. With Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment 2nd Edition in your library, you won't need to haul the lawn mower off to the repair center and wait a few weeks just because a filter is plugged or the old gas needs to be replaced. This is a book every home-owning, weekend warrior should have a copy of.