Husqvarna Trimmer Fuel and Lubrication

This 3 minute video produced by Husqvarna will teach you all about String Trimmer Fuel and Lubrication.

Always use a minimum of 89 Octane Fuel.

Transcript provided by YouTube
0:03 if you’re Husqvarna product is equipped with a two-stroke engine

0:06 it must always be run using a mixture of gasoline

0:09 in two stroke oil when mixing fuel

0:13 even small inaccuracies can drastically affect the ratio of the mixture

0:17 never refuel the machine while the engine is running or is hot from recent

0:21 use

0:22 and always make sure you’re fueling area has plenty of ventilation

0:26 after refueling move the machine at least 10 feet from the refueling point

0:30 before starting at

0:32 never start the machine if you have spilled fuel on the machine

0:36 wipe of spillage and allow remaining fuel to evaporate before use

0:40 never start the machine if you have spilled fuel on yourself

0:44 or your clothes because all engines equipped with catalytic converters must

0:49 be run on

0:50 unleaded fuel mixtures it’s important that you choose good quality

0:54 unleaded gasoline leaded gasoline will destroy your products catalytic

0:59 converter

1:00 causing it to no longer function properly while the manual says you can

1:04 use 87 octane

1:06 you should use at least 89 octane in order to prevent

1:09 knocking a condition caused by high engine temperature

1:13 and increased bearing load sometimes resulting in serious engine damage

1:17 for best results used Husqvarna brand

1:20 two-stroke engine oil that is ft certified this oil is specially

1:24 formulated for air-cooled two-stroke engines

1:28 all Husqvarna products used to $52.1 mix

1:32 which means 2.6 ounces a boil are used to one gallon of gas

1:36 Husqvarna two stroke oil comes in convenient bottles that are

1:40 easily added to 1 gallon of gas with no measuring required

1:44 never used two stroke oil intended for water cooled engines

1:48 such as TCW 3 sometimes referred to as

1:52 outboard oil when mixing never attempt to mix the oil with the fuel in the gas

1:57 tank

1:58 on the unit always makes gasoline and oil

2:01 in a clean container intended for fuel start by filling half the amount to the

2:06 gasoline to be used

2:08 then at the entire amount of two stroke oil

2:12 shake the fuel mixture for at least ten to fifteen seconds

2:18 add the remaining amount of gasoline

2:22 Henry shake for 10 to 15 additional seconds

2:28 next I’m twisting remove the fuel cap

2:30 for the fuel into the tank to eighty percent of capacity

2:34 when finished fasten the fuel cap securely

2:38 and wipe up any fuel spillage around the unit do not mix more than one month

2:43 supply of fuel at a time

2:45 if the machine is going to be stored for an extended length of time

2:49 the fuel tank should be emptied and cleaned

If you have any questions or comments about trimmer fuel and lubrication please feel free to contact us via phone, email or the comment section below.

– Jack Hayes

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