MS 441 C-M
29 To meet the requirements of EPA and
CARB we recommend to use STIHL HP
Do not use BIA or TCW rated (two-
stroke water cooled) mix oils or other
mix oils that state they are for use in both
water cooled and air cooled engines
(e.g., outboard motors, snowmobiles,
chain saws, mopeds, etc.).
Take care when handling gasoline.
Avoid direct contact with the skin and
avoid inhaling fuel vapor. When filling at
the pump, first remove the container
from your vehicle and place the
container on the ground before filling. To
reduce the risk of sparks from static
discharge and resulting fire and/or
explosion, do not fill fuel containers that
are sitting in or on a vehicle or trailer.
The container should be kept tightly
closed in order to limit the amount of any
moisture that gets into the mixture.
The machine‘s fuel tank should be
cleaned as necessary.
STIHL recommends the use of STIHL
MotoMix. STIHL MotoMix has a high
octane rating and ensures that you
always use the right mix ratio.
STIHL MotoMix uses STIHL HP Ultra
two-stroke engine oil suited for high
For further details, see
Fuel mix ages
Only mix sufficient fuel for a few days
work, not to exceed 30 days of storage.
Store in approved fuel-containers only.
When mixing, pour oil into the container
first, and then add gasoline. Close the
container and shake it vigorously by
hand to ensure proper mixing of the oil
with the fuel.
Dispose of empty mixing-oil containers
only at authorized disposal locations.
NBefore fueling, clean the filler cap
and the area around it to ensure that
no dirt falls into the tank.
Always thoroughly shake the mixture in
the canister before fueling your
NPosition the machine so that the
filler cap is facing up.
In order to reduce the risk of fire and
other personal injury from escaping gas
vapor and fumes, remove the fuel filler
cap carefully so as to allow any pressure
build-up in the tank to release slowly
Filler cap markings
Filler caps and fuel tanks may be
marked in different ways. Gaso-
lineOil (STIHL 50:1 or equiva-
lent high-quality oils)
US gal. US fl.oz.
2 1/2 6.4