4. Run the engine for a couple of minutes. Running the engine gets the stabilized fuel into the carburetor and fuel lines.
Storing your equipment properly is as easy as that. Spending a couple of minutes on each piece of yard equipment can save you hours when the grass starts growing and the season kicks off in spring.
Consult your equipment dealer for information on specific manufacturer-suggested equipment and engine maintenance.
Tom Bingham is the director of marketing at Gold Eagle Co., maker of Sta-bil Fuel Stabilizer, where he spearheads the company’s outreach efforts to ensure consumers are educated and informed on how best to leverage the company’s award-winning products to protect and preserve their cars, boats, yard equipment and more. Tom has five years of experience in the automotive performance chemical industry and seven years in the outdoor power equipment industry and is a certified small engine mechanic.