First bought a lawn mower with an internal combustion engine? Not sure which fuel to pick? In the article, we consider the brands of gasoline sold on the Russian market. You will learn how to make a choice, whether it is possible to save on the octane number, and how to extend the tool life.
Preparation of fuel for a two-stroke engine consists in mixing special engine oil (it is bought in the same place as lawn mowers or spare parts for cars) with gasoline. Mineral oil is mixed with fuel in a ratio of 1 to 32 (or 1 to 35), and if it is synthetic, then a ratio of 1 to 50. all this should be indicated on the package. You can prepare fuel for the lawn mower for the whole season, for this, 100 g of oil is added to the 5-liter canister of gasoline.
To the question: “What gas to use?”. the answer is simple: the brand should not be higher than that indicated by the manufacturer of the lawn mower. The octane number matters. the higher it is, the longer the fuel burns, if you use a higher grade fuel, this will reduce the operating time of your device. The four-stroke engine has a crankcase, which contains lubricant that lubricates the motor, so it is only refueled with gasoline. But it will have to be changed at intervals of 50 hours, whatever it may be, since there is no special oil filter.
Only a cooled engine can be refueled, and the tank cannot be filled to capacity, you need to leave a little space for expansion. Of course, safety rules must always be followed.
Video: Which Gasoline To Pour Into A Lawn Mower. Outlined In General
Which pour gasoline a four-stroke engine mower?
Now tell you which gasoline pouring into a four-stroke lawn mower, the main difference of which is the presence of a crankcase. It contains oil for lubricating the motor, because in order for this type of apparatus to work normally, it is enough to fill it with gasoline only. But there are some peculiarities. Because the equipment does not have an oil filter, which means it does not clean, you need to change it approximately every 50 hours of operation.
Checking the lawnmower’s oil and gasoline
Petrol lawn mowers: Join us on social networks !?
Preparation of a fuel mixture for two-stroke engines
The video shows how to make a fuel mixture for two-stroke engines. Refueling mtkosa, chainsaws and.
As for gasoline that needs to be refueled, the mower should not be of a higher grade than recommended by the manufacturer of the equipment. Since the higher the octane number, the longer the fuel burns. And this, in turn, can lead to significant problems and premature failure of the tool.
It is well known to everyone that gasoline is a highly flammable substance and its vapors are explosive. Based on this, we recommend that you always follow a few simple rules that will ensure the security of each user:
- Allow the engine to cool before refueling.
- Do not work with fuel if there is an open flame nearby, and smoking is also prohibited.
- In order to avoid poisoning by exhaust gases, fill in fuel and start up should be outdoors or in a room with good ventilation.
- It is not recommended to fill the tank completely, it is necessary to leave a place for the "expansion" of gasoline, which always occurs when it is heated.
- Try not to get fuel on your clothes and shoes.
In general, maintenance of gasoline engines lawn mowers. A fairly simple matter that does not require you any special knowledge and skills. For units with a two-stroke engine, you need to learn how to properly prepare the combustible mixture, and also clean the air filter in a timely manner. For devices with a four-stroke engine, it is enough to change the oil annually and clean the air filter so that it serves you for many years faithfully.
The choice of gasoline, depending on the type of engine
When buying, check with the seller what motor the tool is equipped with. Oil requirements for two-stroke and four-stroke engines are different.
A four-stroke lawn mower does not require fuel pretreatment. The design provides two tanks for gasoline and oil. Use the oil recommended by the manufacturer to extend the life of the tool.
Use two-stroke engines with a mixture of engine oil. The proportion of the composition is indicated on the gas tank cap. To understand how much oil needs to be added, see table.