BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Small Engine Repair

ENGN 041

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Kenneth Lewis Spurlock MEd
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


Small Engine Repair covers the fundamentals of small engine repair and servicing. After learning what makes two-cycle and four-cycle engines work, students in this course will get a hands-on, guided experience disassembling a small engine.

Course Content:

1. Principles of Engine Operation
2. Two- and Four-Cycle Engines
3. Fuel Systems
4. Carburetion
5. Ignition Systems
6. Lubrication Systems
7. Cooling Systems
8. Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
9. Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Students will need to disassemble a small engine as part of the course. It is recommended that students use an old or nonoperating engine.
Required Materials Cost
   Engn 041 - DVD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition