Basic small engine repair books

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tinman, Dec 30, 2004.

  1. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
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    Any good books on basic engine repair & maintenance books? Like Engines for Dummies, etc. Thanks
     
  2. mowboy1

    mowboy1 LawnSite Member
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  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
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    Briggs and Stratton small engine care and repair is really the best for a beginner. It explains all the systems of an engine and how they work and have maintenance and basic repair tips and also more advanced repair. Its written in simple terms so its easier to understand. You can order one from a B&S dealer for about $20. Part No. 274041
     
  4. Smalltimer1

    Smalltimer1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sears carries Briggs, Tecumseh, and some Kohler manuals. They're all $10 each in Sears parts dept.
     
  5. fixer67

    fixer67 LawnSite Silver Member
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  6. sdwally

    sdwally LawnSite Senior Member
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    Chiltons has a small engine book also. It covers many different brands of small engines. Has a lot of good basics in it, however it is hard to beat the OEM repair manuals.
     

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