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Over the years, I have learned about mothballing small engines the hard way. Years ago I failed to mothball engines correctly, just shutting them down and forgetting about them. Several years later I attempted to start them and ended up taking them to the repair shop. It was not a cheap experience.
Since then if I am going to let an engine sit for any length of time I am careful to mothball it. My limit is about 90 days, anything over that and I mothball. Since I have been doing that, I have not had any further problems.
I mothball two and four stroke engines slightly differently. …Read More...