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own stihl 211. used reguler gas by mistake. It now wont start

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own stihl 211. used reguler gas by mistake. It now won't start with premium gas.??
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Jon K. replied 4 years ago.

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More then likely you have scored the piston making the saw unusable until you rebuild the engine. The best way to check is to remove the muffler and look inside the exhaust hole. If you see any scoring on the piston is bad, new it is clean and shiny

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