Easy -start FS C45- E: was not easy started !!!
I just brought FS 45 C -E this week!! I watched on You-Tube that this trimmer was built with system having an easy start : in reality I pulled over 4-5 times for starting this trimmer !!! Was it better I brought the normal Stihl FS 45 or another brand cheaper.....
Purchased in November 2020 for A$279.00.
Another Quality Stihl Product
Easy to start and fairly lightweight. The bump head is awful, but line trimmers in general are awful. Stihl should really have a replaceable wedge type fixed cutting line they are much stronger and easy to change I changed to a Sabre Cut 3 blade head and love it
Purchased in February 2020.
Do not buy
These used to be one of the best trimers going right to when the idiots change the bump line advance head, now with the new head on it i consider it to be the biggest piece of crap you can buy. Never will i buy another Stihl product.
Purchased in February 2018 for A$249.00.
Absolute abomination of a device
I had an FS45 for years prior to it finally packing it in. The Stijl shop said it would be almost the same price to buy a new one so I did. What a mistake. The new style of head on it is a piece of garbage. Used for 30 seconds, and then the cord disappears back into the head. Dismantle the whole thing, and go through the same thing over and over. So I took it back, they said nothing was wrong with it. Kept happening, took it back again, they replaced the head. Now same thing is happening again. Clearly there is something wrong with this design and how it works. Avoid at all costs until they fix this issue.
Purchased in August 2020 for A$240.00.
This thing is a pain in butt
Has been back for repairs twice because it wouldn't start.
And the head is the most annoying whipper snipper head iv ever used. Doesn't feed properly, will spit the hole line out. Just doing a backyard you to stop like 10 times to fiddle with the head to get line to come out.
Spent the extra coin on this because I had a cheap on before, this one is worse then the cheap Chinese one I had..
It is good
Easy to start if you follow instuctions, choke and prime, make sure primer bubble is completly full of fuel. My one starts after 2-3 pulls on starter One fault is the line needs to be heavier. As to line not feeding out, make sure you hit line feed button with full revs, I was told by dealer to do it at idle, would not work, service agent said use high revs, no more problems Meets my needs.
Purchased for A$350.00.
I wish I could turn back time, I got “stihl’d”, oh how I wish I could turn back time!
I’m just wondering with all the comments that it SIMPLY DOES NOT START, whether comments are not from stihl employees! Nylon winding is also a problem its just a machine that is just not easy, reliable and simple as it implies. It’s not at all truthful, It should simply be impeached!
Purchased for A$250.00.
Doesn't start easily - which is what I paid extra for
Simply does not start easily. Should not have paid the extra for easy start as I can start a normal mower no problem. Was talked into it. Not happy that it doesn't start at all. Waste of money. It cuts ok once it is started, but too much of a hassle. Would have been better off buying a crappy model.
Worst Stihl product i ever had, hard to start keeps stalling, line wont feed, been no good since day 1. Stihl supplier at 239a beach st frankston wont do anything except to blame the user when they know it has problems keep away.
Crap, crap, crap..
State facts...lol you still won't believe me when I tell you the product U sold me had played up from the the day I bought it brand new. Cause I'm aboriginal (white Aussies think some of us are dumb ) people claimed it needed to run in the rings cause it was brand new....well 4 to 5 years later, it stihl plays up. To me it seems it's not getting fuel properly cause when I pump the fuel plunger it revs back up. So yeah...I thought stihl was a good brand but it's just another crap product I've....again wasted money on. So I'll be trying Honda next, I'm too scared to buy and waste money on stihl again. Crap crap crap. Don't waste your money
Could be perfect
Takes s 3 to 4 strokes to start off but once it starts its great till you need to change the line. It doesnt self feed alwais and you have to take the whole thing out to feed manually.
Can't give it away
Runs well. Starts with 3 or 4 pulls. However the line feed is the biggest piece of junk anyone has put on this earth. It will NOT self feed and you have to pull head apart every time. It went back to,dealer and he can't figure it out either. Don't waist your money buy another brand. If I could I would give a negitve rating of -5.
Purchased in October 2019 at Gympie for A$230.00.
you need machines that work
bought an FS45 for semi commercial use after the 09 fires.It has never said no until today.I have run it on 25:1 for 10 years but the primer button developed a hole. Still runs at half power so its off for its first visit to the repair shop. 10 year old Stihl chainsaw and 6 year old blade Stihl brush cutter still going as new
Purchased in April 2009.
Sthil trying to start
Its a little short
Have had to take to the shop 3 times in 2 year
Would not start fixed under warranty
Cord snaped payed for
Carbie went out of blue runing fine then would not start 120 buck
Sthil have a good name buy a honda 4 stroke disapointed in sthil carbie are poor
Purchased in April 2018 for A$179.00.
I have had my FS45 easy start for about 13 years and its never given me any problems. Its mainly used around the house every week and it starts fine all the time same as my shrill blower. Would definitely by another one
Purchased in June 2006 at Sthill shop Thomastown .
- FS 45 / FS 45R / FS 45 C-E
- Verified purchase
Bought brand new FS45 in may 2019.
Piece of junk.
Hard to start (200 attempts for first start), then the line snaps in about 1 metre of work. Need to disassemble head to fix. Then bump feed wont feed.
Bump feed chews a big patch out of the lawn, then the line snaps.
Painful to reload line.
I threw it in the bin, bought a Makita cordless 18v (DUR189RM) and it does a great job.
No mucking around with fuel / oil, lighter, quiet, easy to use, no pull start just press a button, plenty of power and use same batteries as my Makita cordless tools.
Purchased in May 2019 for A$229.00.
Battery powered trimmer is perfect for my needs
I previously had a petrol driven trimmer which had a line attached to do the trimming. Sure , it worked , but was fiddly. What I wanted was something that was easy to use. I discovered that Stihl have some excellent products for the average gardener. (I was impressed by their battery powered hedge trimmer) Imagine my delight when I found that Stihl have a battery powered trimmer. It was exactly what I needed. At under $200 and with easily replaceable "propeller" like blades (spares included) it was even more acceptable. The unit is charged fro...m a power point and there's a LED display to show the level of charging. I get about 20 minutes of power, which for my needs is plenty. (There are larger units available for bigger jobs that require more time-or for more professional use) For me though , this unit is is welcome addition to my array of gardening tools-both manual and battery powered.
Follow the suppliers directions
Have had Stihls since 1977..Firstly a brush cutter which my daughter still uses ..Two chainsaws..still going..Ten years ago I purchased an FS 45 C..For home use...Following the suppliers advice as to how to start it ...pull..prime.. .choke .and off it goes ..Has never missed a beat in all this time ..Just a new spark plug every year...if in doubt read the book . Ed Douglass
Purchased in February 1999 at Wrights Chainsaws Nowra.
Absolute piece of junk
Only had this for under 6 months, started well the first couple times, now you break a sweat trying to get it started...10 minutes later your heading for the fridge to crack the top of one. Goes through a ton of line an you gotta give it the berries to get through minimal grass.. Never again will I buy a stihl product.
Purchased in September 2018.
- FS 45 C-E
- Verified purchase
This whipper snipper is high revving and is very temperamental to start. It was purchased to replace my previous Stihl wipper snipper which I had had for many years but this one doesn't stack up to it's predecessor. It is used for my residential front and back garden and just meets my needs. I would hate to be using it in a large area.
Purchased in November 2017 at Beechboro Mowers for A$279.00.
Questions & Answers
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|Category||Petrol Whipper Snippers||Petrol Whipper Snippers||Petrol Whipper Snippers|
|Handle Type||Loop Handle||Loop Handle|
|Engine Displacement||27.2 cc||27.2 cc|
|Power||750 W||750 W|
|Cutting Head Type||Line||Line|
|Features||Easy / Quick Start|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||330 mL||330 mL|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Release date||Mar 2008||Mar 2008|
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