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Use a 32:1 gasoline to oil ratio. One gallon of gasoline combined with 4 oz of two-cycle engine oil.
Most STIHL gasoline-powered equipment runs on a 50:1 mixture of gasoline and 2-cycle engine oil.
If your manufacturer recommends a 50:1 fuel/oil mix, it means you need 50 parts of gas to one part two-stroke oil. To mix one gallon of fuel at 50:1, add 2.6 ounces of two-stroke oil to one gallon of gas, as shown in the chart below.
You can do that but I wouldn`t 40 to 1 means 40 parts of gas one part of oil. 50 to1 means 50 parts of gas to 1 part of oil. So the 40 to 1 mixture is more oily and provides better lubrication for your piston rings.
The recommended ratio of fuel mix is 1 part oil to 50 parts petrol. For example, if you are using 5L of petrol, you will need 0.1L (100ml) of 2 Stroke Oil. To mix the fuel, pour the 2 Stroke engine oil into a mixing can that is approved for use with fuel, then add the petrol.
Mixing Your Fuel

Your strimmer runs off a mix of semi-synthetic 2-stroke oil and unleaded petrol (40:1). Our petrol tools come with a measuring jug with guide lines. Find the side marked 40:1, add your petrol to the first line and your 2-stroke oil to the second.

If you`re using a different brand of 2-Stroke oil, you`ll need to mix at 25:1 (40mls oil per 1 litre fuel). Petrol has limited shelf life (as low as 30 days), so always mix with fresh regular unleaded purchased from a reputable large volume fuel supplier.
The science behind air fuel ratio

The scientifically “perfect” mixture for normal petrol is 14.7:1, that is 14.7 times the mass of air to fuel. However, that doesn`t mean a car should run at that. For optimum fuel economy 16-17:1 is usually best, leaner than that and the car will begin to misfire.

If you`re using a different brand of 2-Stroke oil, you`ll need to mix at 25:1 (40mls oil per 1 litre fuel). Petrol has limited shelf life (as low as 30 days), so always mix with fresh regular unleaded purchased from a reputable large volume fuel supplier.
This ratio indicates how much fresh, regular unleaded gasoline (containing no more than 10% ethanol) to mix with how much oil. For all Remington 2-cycle products, the ratio is 40:1. This means you`ll want to add 3.2 oz of oil to every gallon of gasoline.

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I have changed the fuel filter on a John Deere L130 garden tractor and the engine is still not getting gas. Is there a fuel pump or other part which would stop the flow of gas to carbuerator?
ANSWER : Underneath carb bowl should be a wire. Unplug it and remove ( unscrew) electric gas shutoff. Replace.

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My la 125 john deere runs about 30 minutes then looses all fuel Ive changed fuel pump and filter and cleaned tank and pickup tube
ANSWER : Check the switch on the botom of the bowl of the carb

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Fuel tank fuel pump is weak and tractor will run at times and other times will not start 6400 john deere tractor.
ANSWER : Have you tried giving it a good tuneup?

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How do i replace a clutch on a JD 3020 tractor
ANSWER : Break it in half, then get with it.

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Looking for information on a John Deere tractor S/N CH0850S017329 and the current estimated value of this tractor with approximately 2,700 hours on it.
ANSWER : Can you please post the model number of the tractor? Thanks

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I have an eztrak john deere 445… quits.
ANSWER : The vent in your gas cap is plugged, it’s a very small hole right in the center.

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My Tractor (425) won't start – John Deere 420,1020,2010,2020,2510,2520 Tractor Float
ANSWER : If you have no spark the first thing to replace the time delay module on the left rear side of engine. Its black and about 2 inches by 1 inch with yellow,red,orange and black wires going to it. Replacement is round shaped with same amount of wires.If no fuel to carb check for flow at filter, if theres flow but no pressure look for a split fuel line in tank between pump and sender.

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I have John Deere GX345. It does not start consistently. When it doesn’t start the plugs have no spark. The problem is intermittent.All electrical connections look clean and no corrosion. Re- seated all connections. Fuel flow is good because I can smell raw fuel while cranking the motor. I replaced the fuel lines last year. Thank you for your help. Daryl Witowski
ANSWER : Look for a small silver box with 1 wire on it mounted to the motor. It is a temp sensor and will keep it from firing…Just had to replace mine…

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