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i have a shindaiwa weed eater model #62902. #s also on body

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i have a shindaiwa weed eater model #62902. #'s also on body N452 & C-4. i believe it to be a 4cyl. motor but on the gas cap it says add oil. can you please let me know if adding oil will harm the motor? if you could answer asap i have a job to do at 8:00a.m. on 7/27/2010, and will probably have to add more gas to finish job. thank you. My email [email protected]
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
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Expert:  Rick replied 7 years ago.



You are right on both counts. It's a 4-cycle hybrid, and yes you mix oil with the gas. You should use Shindaiwa ONETM mixing oil at 50:1 ratio (or another brand of oil that meets ISO-L-EGD and JASO FC standards).


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