To get the most out of your STIHL products, it’s important to give them proper care before, during and
after operation. This How-To Series gives you tips and general advice on how to operate and maintain
your STIHL power tools.
If you don’t plan on using your STIHL gas-powered tools for an extended period of time (generally 3
months or longer), following these procedures will help your equipment be ready for action when you
are ready to go back to work. Do not keep fuel from the filling station inside of your machine for longer
than 30 days due to its tendency to break down and cause unwanted wear on your machine.