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There is a certain thrill that one gets when they are behind the wheel of a smooth running car all thanks to good maintenance. Just how much do you know about the engine inside your car and how to handle any changes on it? Answer the questions below and find out.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Tools

    • B. 

      Equipment

    • C. 

      Truck

    • D. 

      Jeep

  • 2. 
    The total amount of combustible gas that is processed by an engine in one complete cycle is known as its ____.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Displacement

    • C. 

      Torque

    • D. 

      Bore

  • 3. 
    Which of the following layouts describes a car with the engine in front of the driver and which uses the rear wheels as the only driving wheels?
    • A. 

      MR

    • B. 

      FR

    • C. 

      FF

    • D. 

      RR

  • 4. 
     Which of the following is NOT a part of an engine's ignition system?
    • A. 

      Manifold

    • B. 

      Distributor

    • C. 

      Spark Plugs

    • D. 

      Coil

  • 5. 
    A car is pulling to one side as it drives. The most common causes of this problem are listed below. Which one should you check first?
    • A. 

      Uneven tire wear

    • B. 

      Bad alignment

    • C. 

      Low or uneven tire pressure

    • D. 

      A sticking brake caliper

  • 6. 
    Which of the following creates a flapping sound near the front of the engine?
    • A. 

      Timing belt tension too tight

    • B. 

      Drive belt too tight

    • C. 

      Drive belt too loose

    • D. 

      Timing belt tension too loose

  • 7. 
    An engine noise sounds like a knock at the side of the engine that is louder when the engine is cold and goes away or is reduced when the engine reaches operating temperature. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
    • A. 

      Cam bearing

    • B. 

      . Main bearing

    • C. 

      Wrist pin

    • D. 

      Piston slap

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Rear main

    • B. 

      Camshaft plug

    • C. 

      Throttle valve

    • D. 

      Valve

  • 9. 
    A power balance test is being performed. Technician A says to note the engine RPM before and during the test for each cylinder. Technician B says to record the RPM drop for each cylinder. Who is right?
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      B only

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A not B

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Bleeding the air out of the system

    • B. 

      . Mixing tap water and distilled water

    • C. 

      Mixing the proper ratio of water to coolant

    • D. 

      Check the radiator cap for proper fit