STIHL FS40C-E 27.2 cc Curved Short Shaft Trimmer with Easy2Start

This entry-level trimmer feels like first class. The STIHL FS 40 C-E trimmer is lightweight, balanced in hand and features a curved shaft for exceptional handling. And that's just the outside of the trimmer. Inside, the low exhaust emission and fuel-efficient engine is ideal for home use - putting grass and weeds to rest with good cutting power. This grass trimmer also features our innovative Easy2Start™ technology, so you can get started with just a simple pull of the starter cord. Together it makes for one fantastic deal, unless you're a weed.

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Features

Adjustable front handle

The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.

Air Filter Cover

Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.

Built in the USA

Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

Fully Lined Drive Shaft

Provides smooth operation and less vibration.

Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch

Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.

High Tech Polymer Housing

Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.

Multi-Function Control Handle

Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator's hand never has to leave the handle.

Protected Choke Lever/Knob

Helps prevent damage.

Protected or Enclosed Control Cables

Eliminate dangling and loose wires.

Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler

Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.

Protected Spark Plug

Protected yet easy to change.

Purge Pump Primer

By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.

Reduced-Emission Engine Technology

The STIHL Inc. "Caring for Nature" seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines "low exhaust emissions" as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

Simplified Starting Procedure

To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the "start" setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you're ready to get back to work.

Start/Run/Stop

Controls on Handle

STIHL Easy2Start™

The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine's compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start.

Throttle Trigger Interlock

Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

Upright Translucent Fuel Tank

Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.

Specs

Cutting Swath

15"

Duty

Occasional Use

Engine Displacement

27.2 cc

Engine Power

0.94 bhp

Fuel Capacity

11.5 oz.

Power Source

Gas

Weight

9.9 lbs.