Stihl has issued an important Safety Recall Notice related to a possible leaking fuel tank vent. We encourage you to check to see if you have a unit covered by this recall. Please take a time to review the full details at:
Here are the units covered:
This recall involves STIHL edgers with model number FC 56 C, trimmer/brushcutters with model numbers FS 40 C, FS 50 C, FS 56 C and FS 56 RC, pole pruners with model number HT 56 C and KombiMotors with model number KM 56 RC. The model number is located on the starter cover at the rear of the engine. The engine size is about 28 cc. The products are gray and orange with “STIHL” on the engine cover.
The serial number range for all of the recalled units is 501830112 through 504083576. The serial number is located on the label on the bottom of the engine.
If you have a covered unit:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to an authorized STIHL dealer for a free inspection and repair.