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Posted by member Robert Sneddon on Thursday 26 August 2021

Hello everyone
I got an answer back from Suzuki Marine uk. My 2004 DF70 is absolutely compatible with E10 fuel as it is a 4 stroke. I had already replaced my hoses and fuel bulb last year for other reasons so they are also fine.
I think it would be prudent if you had an older engine or 2 stroke to check with with your local dealer although E5 is going to be around for some time.
One thing they were keen to point out was E10 will absorb more moisture so partially filled fuel tanks left over longer periods could cause problems.
Best wishes to all

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Posted by member PeterCox on Monday 23 August 2021

I read that some 'super' forecourt petrol is actually E0 but Brussels dictated that it has to be labelled E5, as must E1, E2, E3 and E4. I use my tender outboard very rarely/never, so will use 'super' petrol, plus a fuel stabilizer (available from some chandlers or garden centres).

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Posted by member Graham Clay on Sunday 22 August 2021

Our marina emailed a week or so back to say they were still going to stock E5.

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Posted by member Robert Sneddon on Saturday 21 August 2021

Hello everyone
I hope you didn’t see the topic and thought, oh good some info at last.
That’s what I’m hoping to obtain. I run a 2004 Suzuki DF70 and up until now I have been getting some vague answers to my question. Examples include, (should be okay but best to keep using E5). Perhaps I have been asking the wrong people.
So has anyone got any information regarding the use of E10 in our boat engines.
I haven’t yet spoken to the local marina regarding what they are going to stock. My local supermarket is already selling E10 at the pump although E5 is still available.
I have today emailed Suzuki UK and hopefully will get an answer from them.

Best wishes

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