D.E. Errick Inc.

D.E. Errick Product Guidelines

D.E. Errick products are designed and manufactured to be utilized in the repair and maintenance of gasoline powered equipment. Due to the inherent dangers associated with gasoline extreme caution must be exercised in the use, storage, maintenance, and repair of gasoline powered equipment. Our products should only be installed by qualified persons in strict accordance with the guidelines and procedures provided by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for the particular equipment in consideration. Persons who do not possess the requisite technical knowledge, skills, procedures and tools to safely and effectively repair power equipment should not attempt to do so. Failure to properly follow the Original Equipment manufacturer’s instructions for the assembly, use, storage, repair and / or maintenance of gasoline powered power equipment could result in serious property damage, bodily injury, or even death.

In addition to the instructions provided by the (OEM), it is highly recommended that the following best practices be strictly observed when handling gasoline and gasoline powered equipment.

  • ALWAYS thoroughly read, comprehend, and observe all written instructions (manuals, procedures, etc.) provided by the OEM pertaining to your equipment. Special attention should be given to hazard warnings and notices.
  • Gasoline is VERY flammable. ALWAYS use extreme care when mixing, storing or handling or serious personal injury may result.
    • ALWAYS use an approved fuel container for storage and transportation of fuel.
    • DO NOT smoke near fuel.
    • DO NOT allow flames or sparks near fuel.
    • Static electricity discharges can ignite gasoline vapors. ALWAYS ensure that fuel containers are properly grounded when filling.
    • Fuel tanks/cans may be under pressure. ALWAYS loosen fuel caps slowly allowing pressure to equalize.
    • NEVER refuel a unit when the engine is HOT or RUNNING!
    • DO NOT fill fuel tanks indoors. ALWAYS fill fuel tanks outdoors over bare ground.
    • DO NOT overfill fuel tank. Clean up spills immediately.
    • ALWAYS securely tighten fuel tank cap and close fuel container after refueling.
    • ALWAYS inspect your equipment for fuel leakage. If fuel leakage is found, DO NOT start or operate unit until leakage is repaired.
    • ALWAYS move at least 3m (10 ft.) from refueling location before starting the engine.
  • Stored fuel ages. DO NOT mix more fuel than you expect to use in thirty (30) days, ninety (90) days when a fuel stabilizer is added.
  • Stored two-stroke fuel may separate. ALWAYS shake fuel container thoroughly before each use.
  • DO NOT store equipment with fuel in its tank. Leaks can occur. ALWAYS return unused fuel to an approved fuel storage container after use.
  • Fuel storage laws vary by locality. Contact your local government for the laws affecting your area. As a precaution, ALWAYS store fuel in an approved, airtight container. ALWAYS store in a well-ventilated, unoccupied building, away from heat, sparks and flames.