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boat
carburetor
crankshaft
cylinder
gasoline
gearbox
hull
inbboard
motor
outboard
piston
propeller
recoil
skeg
starter
throttle
transom
wake

SMALL ENGINE PARTS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

CONNECTS PISTON TO CRANKSHAFT CONNECTING ROD
DISTRIBUTES FUEL TO THE CYLINDER CARBURETOR
THE DISTANCE BETEEN THE PISTON AND THE CYLINDER WALL CLEARANCE
MAKES SURE ONLY CLEAN AIR ENTERS THE CARBURETOR AIR FILTER
GENERATES THE SPARK TO IGNITE THE FUEL SPARKPLUG
THIS VALVE OPENS TO ALLOW AIR TO ENTER THE CYLINDER INTAKE VALVE
THIS VALVE IS CLOSED DURING THE COMPRESSION STROKE EXHAUST VALVE
THIS VALVE OPENS TO ALLOW BURNED FUMES TO EXIT THRU THE MUFFLER EXHAUST VALVE
THIS SHAFT ROTATES WHEN THE CYLINDER MOVES UP AND DOWN CRANKSHAFT
THIS SHAFT ROTATES TO MOVE THE VALVES OPEN AND CLOSED CAMSHAFT
ATTACHED TO THE CYLINDER SO NO AIR ESCAPES IN COMPRESSION CYLINDER RINGS
VALVE STEM SLIDE THRU THIS VALVE GUIDE
A VALVE STEM CAN BE MEASURED WITH THIS MICROMETER
THE MAGNET AND __________ WORK TOGETHER TO CREATE THE ELECTRICAL SPARK COIL
QUIETS THE NOISE COMING OUT OF A SMALL ENGINE MUFFLER
A FOUR-STROKE ENGINE BURNS GASOLINE
KEEPS THE ENGINE RUNNING FASTER UNDER A LOAD GOVERNOR
YOU PULL THIS TO START MOST SMALL ENGINES PULL ROPE
PUSH THIS TO PRIME THE ENGINE BULB

Small Engines Parts Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mounted at one end of the crankshaft to provide inertia for the engine Flywheel
Maintains a desired engine speed regardless of the load applied to the engine Governor
Subdues noise produced from exhaust gases exiting the combustion chamber Muffler
Rotating part of an electric motor consisting of an iron core or magnet Armature
Provides the required air-fuel mixture to the combustion chapter based on engine operating speed and load Carburetor
A storage device to hold fuel for an engine. Fuel Tank
A graduated rod for measuring the depth of a liquid, especially oil in an engine Dipstick
Expandable split ring used to provide a seal between the piston and the cylinder wall Piston Rings
Cylindrical component that slides back and forth in the cylinder bore by forces produced during the combustion process Piston
Part of engine that contains the cylinder bore and valve train components Cylinder Block
A sliding rod, intermittently struck by the cam, for moving another part, as a valve. Tappet
Transfers motion from the piston to the crankshaft and functions as a lever arm Connecting Rod
Houses and supports the crankshaft Crankcase
Mechanical starter that commonly consists of a rope, pulley and return spring used to manually rotate the crankshaft to start an engine Rewind Starter
Acts as a pivoting device for opening and closing overhead valves Rocker Arm
Isolates the electricity induced in the secondary windings and directs a high voltage charge to the spark gap at the tip of the spark plug Spark Plug
Allows air-fuel mixture to be drawn into the combustion chamber Intake Valve
Where the products of burned gas leave the engine Exhaust Valve
Converts linear motion of the piston into rotary motion Crankshaft
Includes the cam gear, cam lobes and bearing surfaces Camshaft

Part Identification Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Main structure of engine ENGINE BLOCK
Place where piston travels to compress fuel and air CYLINDER
Head fastened to the end of the cylinder block away from the crank case CYLINDER HEAD
Main bolts that attach the head to the engine block HEADBOLTS
Creates seal between head and engine block HEADGASKET
Cylindrical object that travels up and down within cylinder PISTON
The offset part of the crankshaft, creates the stroke of the engine CRANKPIN
Converts linear motion of the piston into rotary motion CRANKSHAFT
Holds the wrist pin in place inside the piston GSPRING
Connects the piston to the connecting rod WRISTPIN
Connects the piston to the crankshaft CONNECTINGROD
Part of the crankshaft where the load or work is attached to PTOJOURNAL
Part of the crankshaft where the flywheel is attached MAGNETOJOURNAL
Turned by the gear on the crankshaft, turns once for every 2 revolutions of the crankshaft CAMSHAFT
Takes in air/fuel mixture to the cylinder when open INTAKEVALVE
Allows spent gases to exit the cylinder when open EXHAUSTVALVE
Mixes air with fuel creating a mixture CARBURETOR
Helps regulate the amount of fuel required by engine GOVERNOR
Removes impurities from the incoming air before reaching the carburetor AIRFILTER
Connects armature to spark plug SPARKPLUGWIRE
Causes the electrical current to jump a gap and create a spark SPARKPLUG
The first of the four stroke cycle INTAKE
The stroke where the air fuel mixture is compressed COMPRESSION
The third stroke of four stroke cycle POWER
The stroke of spent gases being pushed out EXHAUST

Small Engine Parts & Tools ID Word Search

Type
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Description

flywheel
spark plug
valve spring compressor
piston pin retainer
valve spring retainer
piston pin
flywheel holder
valve spring
muffler
fuel tank
oil plug
socket
carburetor
cylinder head
head gasket
torque wrench
ratchet
crankpin journal
pto journal
magneto journal
cam lobes
piston rings
camshaft
crankshaft
Piston

Briggs & Stratton Engine Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

housing
blower
fuel
tank
dipstick
carburetor
brake
armature
flywheel
muffler
rings
rod
pin
piston
manifold
grommet
breather
gear
crankshaft
oil
plug
lifter
retainer
springs
exhaust
intake
valves
camshaft
head
gasket
sump
cylinder
crankcase
block

Small Engines Word Search

Type
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Description

breaker bar
torque wrench
safety goggles
air jack
pliers
carburator
muffler
lubrication
intake stroke
compression stroke
valves
friction
exhaust stroke
welding
cylinder
crankshaft
piston
reciprocating
rotary motion
pneumatic
vise grip
power stroke

SMALL ENGINE VOCABULARY Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AIR
COMPRESSION
COOLING
CRANKSHAFT
CYLINDER
EXHAUST
FUEL
GAS
IGNITION
INTAKE
OIL
PISTON
POWER
SPARKPLUG
VALVE

Engine word search

Type
Word Search
Description

cam
camshaft
combustion chamber
connecting rod
cooling water
crankcase
crankshaft
cylinder block
cylinder head
exhaust valve
intake valve
mixture in
piston
spark plug
valve spring

Small Engine Parts Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Filters the air Air Cleaner
Shaft that has loves to raise and lower the valves Camshaft
Cylinder above the piston where the explosion happens Combustion Chamber
Coils of wire that creates a current when it is rotated Armature
Mixes the fuel with air. Most common problem with small engines Carburetor
Rod that connects piston to crankshaft Connecting Rod
Housing where crankcase and other parts of engine operate. Full of oil Crankcase
Round hole that the piston rides in. Cylinder
portion of engine that contains all or part of combustion chamber Cylinder Head
Main shaft of engine that connecting rod rotates on. Crankshaft
Biggest part of engine. Where the cylinders are placed Cylinder Block
Valve that the burned fuel leaves the combustion chamber Exhaust Valve
Where the fuel is stored Fuel Tank
device that holds flywheel in place Flywheel Key
Closes the opening of the crankcase and allows you to see level of oil. Oil Filler Plug
Heavy wheel that maintains speed of engine while it is running Flywheel
Valve that allows the air fuel mixture to the combustion chamber Intake Valve
Cylindrical part that is connected to crankshaft by the connecting rod Piston
Part of piston above the rings Piston Head
Expanding rings to create a seal on the piston. Prevents fluid or gas past. Piston Rings
Inserted into the combustion chamber and creates the spark to ignite the fuel air mixture Spark Plug

Engine Parts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Cam Lobes
Connecting Rod
Key
Recoil
Air Filter
Flywheel
Magneto
Push Rod
Keeper
Gasket
Shroud
Crankcase
Valve Lifter
Spark Plug
Cylinder Head
Camshaft
Crankshaft
Rocker Arm
Valve Spring
Piston Rings
Piston
Carburetor