1. An injector pulse can be tested for by using a ___________.

a) Spark tester c) NOID light b) Vacuum hose and a test light d) DVOM on "pulse ck"

2. A technician places a hand on top of a carburetor with the engine running. The engine runs better. Technician A says the choke is defective. Technician B says the engine has a vacuum leak. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only c) Both Technician A and B b) Technician B only d) Neither Technician A nor B

3. Engine ping during acceleration can be caused if the ignition timing is ________. a) Advanced b) Retarded

4. Normal battery drain (parasitic drain) on a vehicle with many computer and electronic circuits is ________. a) 20 to 30 milliamperes c) 150 to 300 milliamperes b) 2 to 3 amperes d) 0.3 to 0.4 amperes

5. A pickup coil is being measured with a digital multimeter set to the kilo ohm position. The specification for the resistance is 500 to 1500 ohms. The digital face reads 0.826. Technician A says that the coil is okay. Technician B says that the resistance is below specifications. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

6. Technician A says that to check for spark by connecting a spark tester to the end of a spark plug wire. Technician B says that a regular spark plug should be connected to the end of a spark plug wire to check for spark. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only 7. c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

A defective (open) spark plug wire was found in an engine that was missing during acceleration. Technician A says that the distributor and rotor should be carefully inspected and replaced if necessary because the defective wire could have caused a carbon track. Technician B says that the ignition coil should be replaced because the bad wire could have caused the coil to become tracked internally. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

8. Technician A says that all spark plugs should be gapped before being installed in the engine. Technician B says that platinum spark plugs should not be regapped after having been used in an engine. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only 9. c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

The vacuum hose to a MAP sensor became disconnected. Technician A says that the lack of vacuum to the sensor will cause the computer to provide a rich mixture to the engine. Technician B says that the computer will supply a lean mixture to the engine. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

10. The connector to the throttle position (TP) sensor became disconnected. Technician A says that the engine may not idle correctly unless it is reconnected. Technician B says that the engine may hesitate on acceleration. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

11. An oxygen sensor (O2S) is being tested. Technician A says that the O2S voltage should fluctuate from above 800 millivolts to below 200 millivolts. Technician B says the O2S has to be above 600° F (315° C) before testing can begin. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

12. Technician A says that OBD II generic codes are the same for all OBD II vehicles. Technician B says that the DLC is located under the hood on all OBD II vehicles. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

13. Ignition timing on an engine equipped with computer-controlled distributor ignition (DI) is being discussed. Technician A says that the computer can only advance the timing. Technician B says that the signal from the knock sensor (KS) can cause the timing to retard. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

14. Two technicians are discussing an OBD II diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0301. Technician A says that this is a generic code. Technician B says that the code is a manufacturer's specific code. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

15. An engine idles roughly and stalls occasionally. Technician A says that using fuel with too high an RVP level could be the cause. Technician B says that using winter-blend gasoline during warm weather could be the cause. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

16. A compression test gave the following results: Cylinder #1: 155 Cylinder #2: 140 Cylinder #3: 110 Cylinder #4: 105 Technician A says that a defective (burned) valve is the most likely cause. Technician B says that a leaking intake manifold gasket could be the cause. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

17. Two technicians are discussing a compression test. Technician A says that the engine should be turned over with the pressure gauge installed for "four puffs." Technician B says that the maximum difference between the highest-reading cylinder and the lowest-reading cylinder should be 20%. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

18. Two technicians are discussing a cylinder power balance test. Technician A says the more the engine RPM drops, the weaker the cylinder. Technician B says that all cylinder RPM drops should be within 50 RPM of each other. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

19. A head gasket failure is being diagnosed. Technician A says that an exhaust analyzer can be used to check for HC when the tester probe is held above the radiator coolant. Technician B says that a chemical-coated paper changes color in the presence of combustion gases. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

20. Technician A says that catalytic converters should last the life of the vehicle unless damaged or contaminated. Technician B says that catalytic converters wear out and should be replaced every 50,000 miles (80,000 kilometers). Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

21. Technician A says that if the thermostat is removed from the engine, the engine may overheat. Technician B says that coolant bypasses the thermostat when the thermostat is closed. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

22. A short-term fuel trim of 0% and a long-term fuel trim of +20% means a) The engine is running lean now b) The engine has a history of running rich c) The engine has a history of running lean d) The engine is running rich now 23. The catalytic converter can be tested using a) A vacuum gauge connected to the intake manifold vacuum b) A temperature measuring tool c) A pressure gauge attached in the place of the O2S d) All of the above 24. An engine has a defective spark plug. Technician A says that the O2S will read lower than normal due to the misfire. Technician B says that the O2S will read higher than normal due to the misfire. Which technician is correct? a) Technician A only b) Technician B only c) Both Technician A and Technician B d) Neither Technician A nor Technician B

25. A customer comments that the engine misses when going up a hill or on hard acceleration. When viewing the scope, the technician sees that the #5 firing line is about 5 to 6 kV higher than the rest, and the spark line slants down from the firing line to the coil oscillations. What is the most likely cause? a) b) c) d) A fuel-fouled plug on #5 A plug with a worn electrode on #5 A high-resistance plug wire on #5 This is a normal pattern

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