Husqvarna Leaf Blowers Use This Gasoline-Oil Blend!

To ensure optimal performance and longevity, the leaf blower is the responsibility of the owner. To minimize fuel-related problems, it’s important to select the right fuel and store it safely.

Husqvarna two-cycle leaf blowers run on a mixture of gas and oil at a ratio of 50:1. To create the optimal fuel for your two-cycle engine, you should combine unleaded gasoline with a maximum 10% ethanol content and a minimum 89 octane rating with a premium two-cycle engine oil that has been certified as ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD.

Work in a well-ventilated area and with protective eyewear when handling fuel. There’s a chance the gas tank will get pressurized. Once the engine has cooled down, you can carefully remove the cap. You should wait a while longer before removing the cap if you hear a lot of pressure after tightening it.

Husqvarna Blower Fuel Tank

Outdated Husqvarna Powered on Old Gas

Your machines are possibly running on old fuel because you have let it sit for a long period. That’s exactly what I did. No one knows how frequently a leaf blower will be operated or how much gas will be consumed.

If you use outdated gas in your leaf blower, you may have trouble getting it started or keeping it running. Components of the gasoline system, including the carburetor, may break or become damaged as a result.

After just 30 days, the quality of gas you’ve purchased will begin to decline. Fuel use within this window is essential.

However, it is not always simple to anticipate how much fuel you will need in a month, as I have explained before. Since this is the case, I always add a fuel stabilizer to my gas tank.

One can get 2-cycle oils that also serve as a fuel stabilizer. The stabilizer should be changed every 30 days unless the manufacturer says otherwise. Some stabilizers have a 30-day efficacy, while others might last for two years.

Most types of gas now include ethanol, an alternative fuel added to gasoline to reduce pollution. Fueling your leaf blower with ethanol is not recommended because of the engine’s size.

Since ethanol draws moisture from the air, the fuel system is more vulnerable to corrosion and buildup. Never fill your tank with fuel that has an ethanol content of 10% or greater. One can never have too much ethanol.

Putting a Gas/Oil Mixture into a Husqvarna Two-Cycle Leaf Blower

In no way should you ever use plain gas in your 2-cycle Husqvarna leaf blower.

If you run your engine on straight gas, it will eventually seize and stop working. The engine will not have the lubrication it requires to function properly if oil is not added to the gasoline.

A Husqvarna blower engine has just one fill port, and you can use oil and gas fuel mixtures in there. Husqvarna 2-cycle tools require a fuel mixture of 50 parts gas to 1 part oil. It means that for every one part of oil, fifty parts of gas will be mixed together.

The octane rating of the fuel used should be 89 or above, and no more than 10% ethanol should be added. Choose a premium 2-cycle oil that complies with standards set by ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD.

Step-by-Step Guide to Fuel and Oil Blending for a Husqvarna 2 Cycle Leaf Blower

  • Check the table below to determine how much fuel mix you should prepare.
  • Take the top off of a legal gas canister and open it. Put unleaded gas (with an octane rating of 89 or higher and no more than 10% ethanol) into a gas can.
  • Two-cycle oil should be poured into the gas container based on the number of ounces required from the table.
  • It’s time to substitute the cap.
  • In order to mix the fuel and oil, give them a gentle shake.
  • Combining with the leaf fuel in your Husqvarna.The 2-cycle oil made by Husqvarna, XP, is suitable for use. This Kawasaki two-cycle hybrid is another option. The 50:1 mixture requires 2 gallons of gas and comes in 5.2 oz. and 6.4 oz. bottles.

The Proper Oil-to-Fuel Ratio

Gas to Oil Mix1 Gal2 Gal2.5 Gal
50:12.6 oz5.2 oz6.4 oz
Using fuel that does not include ethanol will get the most out of your Husqvarna leaf blower.
In order to prevent any potential harm to your Husqvarna blower, we recommend using fuel that does not include ethanol. A higher price tag is associated with using this as fuel for your blower.

Husqvarna sells its clients fuel that has already been blended and is ready to go. It’s the best option for the blower, and it’s also the most convenient for the user.

Having gas in the tank is great because I can drive anytime I want. Avoid last-minute gas station runs and the hassle of refueling with straight gas. It’s plenty for me to stockpile a few cans of pre-mixed fuel.