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Small Engine Repair

Spring term 2018

4/4-6/13  |  W   |  6-8:50 p.m.  |  RWC  |  $295

*CANCELLED" Will run again in fall term.small engine

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Instructor: Craig Wilson

Class is for anyone employed using equipment or interested maintaining their own engines. It introduces the history and operating principles of combustion engines and provides maintenance tips and diagnostic procedures to keep them running properly. Topics include port design, fuels and fuel metering systems, ignitions and spark testing, compression testing, leak-down testing and basic rebuild versus replace process. All equipment and tools provided. Required text available at RCC Redwood Campus Bookstore: Small Gas Engines, by Roth, Fisher and Gautheir, publisher Goodheart-Wilcox, 11th ed. Estimated text cost $95. 

Craig WilsonInstructor Craig Wilson has been an Rogue Community College Automotive Instructor for five years. He became an instructor because he wanted to give back to the community by teaching tomorrow’s next generation of automotive technicians. Craig has spent more than three decades in the automotive trade as a career automotive technician. He grew up in Southern California and found his love for engines in high school auto shop and working on his family’s vehicles, lawn mowers and his own muscle car. Craig’s first college experience was at American River College in Sacramento, California where he earned a two-year certificate in Automotive Technology. Today, Craig possesses an Associate degree in Science, Automotive Technology he acquired here at RCC and is working on a transfer degree to continue his education and receive a bachelor’s degree.


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