What spark plug does a Stihl bg55 take?
Stihl specifications call for either an NGK BPMA 7A or a Bosch WSR 6F spark plug. If you change plugs, make sure the boot on top of the plug fits snugly into place.
Why does my leaf blower bog down when I give it gas?
A dirty air filter is one of the most common causes behind a leaf blower that is bogging down: the air is enough for the engine to idle, but as soon as you switch to full-throttle, the machine will stall. All we need to do is replace the air filter. To do this, start by opening the air filter cover.
What should you soak a carb in?
Soak and scrub components. Submerge the carburetor float and other components in a large container with your Simple Green Pro HD solution, and soak thoroughly for 10 minutes. Use a brass brush to scrub all metal components, and a stiff nylon brush to scrub plastic pieces. Make sure the tiny vents get cleaned.
How much is a STIHL blower?
All being said, you can expect a Stihl gas blower to cost you $200+ for handheld and upwards of $600 for professional backpack models. For a battery powered blowers, the price varies much more.
What fuel does a STIHL blower use?
All STIHL gasoline-powered equipment uses a 50:1 gas and oil mixture. The chart below can help you figure out the correct measurements to use. For high-performance fuel that requires no mixing, choose STIHL MotoMix® premixed fuel.
How long do STIHL blowers last?
STIHL MotoMix® contains no ethanol and has a storage life of up to two years. STIHL MotoMix® can be left in the machine during seasonal storage. For winter storage, a dry and, if possible, dust-free and frost-free place would be ideal. You can save space if you hang the equipment.