Engine Maintenance – EM2007

Start Date: This course will be scheduled after a minimum number of students register.
Schedule: Open
Cost: USPS members – $45.00; non members – $70.00
Fees cover class material (all instruction donated by HSPS)
Location: Noblesville Fire Station #76
16800 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Noblesville, IN 46060
(2.2 miles north of 146 St)
Signup: rgwahlers@comcast.net
Enrolment: “0” students currently registered

Course Description

The new Engine Maintenance course 2007 has been put into one ten chapter course that stresses the diagnosis of modern systems, while also teaching the basics of engine layout and operation. Gasoline inboards, outboards, and diesel engines are taught in a way that reinforces the common aspects of how engines work. This new course is complete in one book with one exam.

Modern engines offer high reliability and good performance through the use of computerized systems for fuel delivery and engine timing. Most of these systems are “black boxes” that can no longer be serviced by weekend mechanics with ordinary tools. The EM course covers those repairs that do-it-yourselfers can still perform, teaches how to diagnose problems that might be beyond your ability to fix, and how to share information with your mechanic so the right repairs get performed. The new Engine Maintenance 2007 also covers basic mechanical systems such as drive systems (propellers), steering systems, and engine controls. The last chapter discusses solutions you might use to problems that could occur while afloat and away from a repair facility. Gasoline, diesel, and outboard engines are treated independently in this chapter.

Course completion is documented by a closed book exam graded by USPS Headquarters.

Go to National website for additional information about this course

Do you have any questions or maybe you would like to sign up for this class? Let us know below in the reply section. We promise to get right back to you.

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