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Job Description:

  • 1) Tunes automotive vehicle engines to ensure efficient operation: Removes spark plugs, using socket wrench, and tests them, using spark-plug tester.

  • 2) Cleans electrodes in sandblasting machine, sets spark gap with feeler gauge, and replaces or installs new plugs.

  • 3) Inspects distributor breaker points for wear and pits, using feeler gauge, and replaces or resets points.

  • 4) Observes ignition timing, using timing light, and adjusts timing, using handtools.

  • 5) Adjusts carburetor needle setting, using handtools, and verifies adjustment, using instruments, such as fuel analyzer, vacuum gauge, oscilloscope, and tachometer.

  • 6) Sets valve tappets, using feeler gauge or dial indicator.

  • 7) Replaces defective coils, condensers, and electrical connection.

  • 8) Removes and cleans carburetor and fuel pump.

  • 9) Examines battery and connections and electrical charging and starting circuit.

  • 10) Adjusts, and repairs fan belt, and fuel and water pumps.

  • 11) May tune engine while vehicle runs on rollers connected to dynamometer and be designated Dynamometer Tuner.




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Job Number: 11554