Drain fuel with ethanol from engines for seasonal storage

11/14/2012 | WHEC-TV (Rochester, N.Y.)

Leaving gasoline with ethanol in the carburetor for an extended time can damage small engines inside snowblowers and other equipment and prevent them from starting when needed, experts said. Ethanol can cause moisture buildup, said Dave Aurand, owner of Wilson Hardware in Rochester, N.Y. Before putting equipment away for the season, drain the fuel by switching the tank off and running the carburetor dry, mechanic Paul Marone said.

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