Starting your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter

Starting the brushcutter

In this section you will find how to start your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter from detailed descriptions with illustrations. First of all, select your machine model from the options below:

FS 55 R

Starting shown with the FS 55 R

Comparable to starting the FS 38 and FS 45 brushcutters

Starting shown with the FS 50

Starting shown with the FS 50

Comparable to starting the FS 40 and FS 56 brushcutters

Starting shown with the FS 90

Starting shown with the FS 90

Comparable with starting the FS 87, FS 100 and FS 130 brushcutters

Note:

The instructions on the following pages should be regarded as supplementary to the Instruction Manual supplied with your STIHL brushcutter. The pictures are only examples of brushcutters. Different brushcutter models may have different controls. So, before starting to use your brushcutter please familiarise yourself with the machine, read the Instruction Manual carefully and if you have any questions please contact your local STIHL representative.