Fuel Related Issues

With Spring finally here in Minnesota, starting up equipment for the first time of the season can cause some problems. One of the biggest challenges I see with equipment that has sat over the winter is "no-start" complaints. No-starts are common with equipment that has sat over the winter and is preventable most of the time. A no-start is usually the result of a fuel-related failure. The best way to keep your equipment running and out of the repair shop is to use fresh, quality fuel. Some fuel basics and pointers that I reference are outlined in this article from the Stihl website. You can also download a PDF of the article to keep handy!