Two-Cycle Small Engine Start Up Tips

Give your starter-cord arm a rest while you run these basic diagnostic tests

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Rags
  • Socket/ratchet set

You'll also need a blower attachment for the compressor (or canned air) and a paper clip.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Starting fluid
  • Fuel stabilizer