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Do I have to use ethanol free gasoline?

The gas stations that sell ethanol free gas are closing here in Vermont. I just purchased a Huskvarna 435 (16 inch bar). Will it run well on gasolinw tih 10% ethanol?

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It had better do so--or any saw brand that fails to run on ethanol blended fuels will see sales fall rapidly in the USA. We, personally, own one of these same saws which (when new) ran great for about 3 days, then refused to start. A trip to the warranty repair station got us a new ignition module. After return, it ran for about two days, then would not start again. The warranty repair then installed a replacement carburetor and about a year later, still seems to be working fine--it's a great hard working saw when it operates correctly. Good luck!

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