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My stihl.Ms 441 smokes from the little ports on the front of the muffler why is this I mixed my 5 gallon stihl 2 cycle oil mix with exactly 5 gallons

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It's a 2 cycle engine..it should smoke.

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Hello Andre;
I think you are saying you put oil/fuel mix in the oil tank and bar oil in the fuel tank; discovered your mistake drained both tanks and refilled with the correct fluids. Now the saw runs but smokes excessively. I think it will do no lasting harm. After you have run a few tanks of the correct mix (50:1) through the saw. Remove and clean the muffler and spark arrestor, reinstall them. Inspect your plug if any evidence of fouling replace it. I think you will be cutting with this saw for years.

Yes the additional smoke is caused by a very oil rich mixture and should abate with each fresh tank of fuel. If the chain is not moving ensure the chain brake is not engaged.

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Good Luck. HTH
Lou
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50:1 is the correct mixture. Every company has an oil they would perfer you use. Namely, the one they make. I would imagine that if it ran perfect before you put that premix in there, the premix is your problem, assuming no one "borrowed" it and straight gassed it. It also sounds like once it gets warmed up, it begins to fail. I would do a compression test once it gets warmed up. Also, you could pull the spark plug, grab a flashlight, and see if you notice any scoring on the cylinder.
Here is a link for the manual, in case you lost yours.

http://weborder.husqvarna.com/order_static/doc/ZOUS/ZOUS2000/ZOUS2000-EB7000-0005.pdf

Posted on Nov 24, 2010

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It sounds like you are running lean. Not a lean oil/gas mix but a lean Air/fuel ratio. This engine runs hot as a high performance engine. any air leaks such as crank seals, manifold gaskets or muffler gaskets can give you too much air for the fuel coming in.

Secondly from the fuel side:
Ethanol (curse it) combines with oils that have no nondispersants making a white chalky poweder in the fuel system causing less fuel to mix with air. any blockage or pin hole leak can cause less fuel to be brought into the engine thus less cooling and lubricating.

Your carburetor and fuel filter need to be serviced and adjusted correctly or they will affect the mix.

When done the engine should run no faster than 13,000 rpm top no load speed.
This engine should idle smoothly at 2,500 with no more than 150 rpm change

if the speed is not as listed above when the rebuild is done you need to go back into the machine.

Call up a shop like www.arcolawn.comto get a EDT8 tach. it is well worth the money.

good luck

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40:1 is exactly the same thing as 100 ml to the gallon. It;s just expressed differently. Put another way, 40:1 is 40 gallons of gas to 1 gallon of oil. Or 1 gallon of gas to 1/40 gallon of oil. 100 ml is very nearly 1/40 gallon. Good luck. Vote if you found this helpful. Al K

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