E10 fuel is okay. E15 is a no,no!!! Many manufactures VOID THEIR WARRANTY once fuel using more than 10% ethanol, which is a leading cause of small engine malfunction, is applied to the equipment. Read on to get the full scoop.
Ethanol and small engines (lawn mowers, lawn tractors, snow blowers, blowers, weed eaters, trimmer, edgers, hedge trimmer and more) don't mix!
Ethanol is a volatile, flammable, colorless liquid (Wikipedia) often produced by corn and used in United States Fuel. Too much ethanol has been found to be extremely harmful to small engines such as; push lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, chain saws, weed eaters, blowers, weed eaters, snow blowers and more...
Many manufactures will void their warranty once fuel using more than 10% ethanol is applied. E10 fuel is okay. E15 is a no,no!!! Check at the fuel pump for your local fuel rating. Using StarTron Fuel Stabilizer can drastically improve the longevity of your outdoor equipment and is available here at Smith's Repair Shop for less than $8.00.
As far as ethanol goes, this issue is not new to Smith's Repair Shop in Callaway, Maryland or to any other small engine repair shop and can easily be resolved for a fraction of the price it costs to replace your equipment. Contact Us!
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