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How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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A minimum of 87 octane/87 AKI (91 RON); If operating at high altitude, see below. Gasoline with up to 10% ethanol (gasohol) or up to 15% MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether), is acceptable. Some fuel stations are now selling gasoline with up to 15% ethanol.
Lawnmowers and other garden machinery can run on either unleaded petrol or diesel.
4 stroke mowers use just ordinary unleaded petrol. 2 stroke mowers use a mix of ordinary unleaded petrol and a special oil. You have to mix them together using the right ratio. 2 stroke and 4 stroke mowers cost about the same to buy.
The short answer is that 2-cycle engine lawnmowers require a gas and oil mixture for fuel, while 4-cycle engines run on straight gasoline. The most common gas and oil mix ratio for lawnmowers are 50:1, but you`ll want to refer to your owner`s manual for your particular model`s recommended gas and oil mixture ratio.
The easiest way to tell a 2-cycle engine from a 4-cycle engine is the number of fuel tank and/or oil sump fill ports. A 2-cycle engine has one fill port with a cap that has fuel pump and oil can icon. The cap will usually state the oil to fuel mix ratio.
Diesel Lawn Mowers: The longer lasting machine choice

Diesel engines run more efficiently than gasoline engines, so your cost per hour is reduced. Better still, service intervals are longer. Engine oil and air filters do not need to be changed as frequently, and overall wear and tear is typically reduced.

If you are finding yourself wondering what can be used, please be assured that Regular unleaded 98, 95, 95 E5 or E10 petrol can be used in most petrol garden machinery products; however do not use any petrol containing more than 10% ethanol. This will cause corrosion damage to fuel system components.
Sure, you won`t hurt your lawn mower or string trimmer by putting in Premium gasoline, but you`ll be wasting your money since it`s more expensive. Contrary to popular belief, Premium gas does not improve fuel efficiency or performance in motors that don`t require it.

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GEARBOX ON T1200 WESTWOOD – Toro TimeCutter SS4200 42" 20HP Lawn Mower 2012 Model
ANSWER : ….. what is the issue??

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How do I speed up my Poulan 22″ Self Propelled Hi-Wheel Mower?
ANSWER : Verbally threaten to trade it in for a riding mower.

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TROY BUILT RIDING MOWER MODEL13AX60KH011 – Troy Bilt 175HP Manual 42" Riding Mower
ANSWER : OK question

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Mower starts runs begins to back fire and run
ANSWER : Sounds like it is leaning out, running out of fuel. That can be the strainer at the gas tank, any fuel filters it has. Disconnect the fuel line from the carb and see how good the flow is to it, and check for water. A new spark plug never hurts.

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Toro ride on mower won’t start
ANSWER : Try replacing your spark plug. If that fails then go to the engine, cheak your carb, lines, and gas. cheak for gum in the engine/carb. If gummed then get carb cleaner and spray twice, wait 1 hour then try again. If my solution fails then you might need expert help. Good Luck!

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What type of oil for 17.5 42 500 cc – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : I use straight 30wt.

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I have a yth2246 riding mower. what type of oil should i use?
ANSWER : Hello, Typ of oil – best for this engine is SAE 5W-30 and company – maybe Castrol. If you change oil with oil filter you need oil 64 oz if without oil filter – 60oz.

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Hydrostatic what weight of oil goes back into hydrostatic
ANSWER : 10/w30 should be ok

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