How to Mix the Oil to Gas Ratio for an Echo Chainsaw

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Things You'll Need

  • Fuel can

  • Two-cycle oil

Using the proper fuel/oil mix in your Echo chainsaw is crucial for a prolonged engine life. Echo uses two-cycle, air-cooled engines on its power equipment. These engines use a 50:1 ratio of fuel and oil.


Step 1

Use a gas can to make your mix. Your local hardware store should have gas cans designed for two-cycle fuel. These cans hold 1 1/4 or 2 1/2 gallons.

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Step 2

Measure the one gallon of unleaded gas you put in the can. Echo recommends using 89 octane fuel.

Step 3

Add 2.6 ounces of two-cycle oil to the gas can.

Step 4

Fill the tank on your chainsaw and get to work.


Measure the fuel and oil precisely for long engine life.