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STIHL FS 45 C-E Petrol Line Trimmer

Product code:
4140 012 2370
  • Engine power (kW/ hp): 0.75/ 1.0
  • Displacement (cc): 27.2
  • Weight (kg): 4.3


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Returns & Exchanges

We will happily accept returns or exchanges up to 14 days after the date of purchase,  provided the products are in their original condition and packaging. Click here to view our full Returns Policy


All STIHL products purchased online will be issued a STIHL warranty.

1. Tools used for home/farming applications receive a 2 year warranty. Double the warranty of your STIHL 2 MIX, STIHL 4 MIX® and STIHL 2 Stroke petrol tools purchased online to 4 years by adding HP Ultra Oil (minimum 1L) to your purchase.

2. Tools used in a professional application receive a 6 month warranty

3. STIHL Polymer Bodied/decked Lawnmowers receive a 10 year warranty on the polymer body (not associated parts) the handle and the catcher.

Click here to find out more about the STIHL Warranty


The STIHL FS 45 C-E features STIHL ErgoStart easy starting technology, it starts with a light pull of the starter cord.  This petrol Line Trimmer is a great choice for trimming tasks around the garden, it has good power and it comes standard with an easy feed mowing head with a comfort grip which makes re-loading the nylon line staright forward.

Designed to be easy to use the FS 45 C-E is compact, powerful and light. The loop handle provides better control when using your weed eater in tight spaces. 

The FS 45 C-E comes with a domestic 2-year warranty and you'll have access to ongoing service and support from your local STIHL SHOP. 


Your weed eater will require engine oil. We recommend STIHL HP TWO STROKE ULTRA ENGINE OIL for your machine.




Displacement (cc)


Engine Power (kW)


Weight (kg)


STIHL Engine Type


Length no cutting tool (cm)


Tank Volume (l)


Standard Cutting Head

STIHL AutoCut C 6-2

Standard Mowing Line Diameter (mm)

STIHL Green Nylon Line 2 (mm)

Handle Type


Power Source




What's in the Box

FS 45 C-E, AutoCut 6-2 cutting head & just enough green nylon line to get you started.

  • Primer
    When you push the button a small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor. As a result the machine is easier to start.
  • Loop Handle (R)
    Loop Handle (R)
    Loop handle Linetrimmers and Brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited or when you need greater control over the tool.
  • Easy to Use Controls
    Easy to Use Controls
    Easy to use with thumb operated controls on the handle.
  • AutoCut C Easy feed Mowing Head
    AutoCut C Easy feed Mowing Head
    This mowing head is suitable for trimming work. The double mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. The C version Autocut heads have a unique easy to refill system.
  • ErgoStart Easy Starting
    ErgoStart Easy Starting
    STIHL ErgoStart (E) reduces the effort required to start the tool. All it takes is 2 fingers and a gentle pull action.

Q: What type of vegetation can I tackle?

A: This Linetrimmer is suitable for using on grass, weeds and bracken.

Q: What size property will it maintain?

A: This Linetrimmer is great for home and lifestyle block maintenance.

Q: What should I wear when using this Linetrimmer?

A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, glasses, gloves, ear protection and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.

Q: Can this Linetrimmer be Fitted with a Blade?

A: No, this Linetrimmer can only take a nylon head.

Q: What is the Difference between a Loop Handle and a Bulbar Handle?

A: A loop handle provides more control when you need to mow around obstacles. A bulbar handle is more comfortable to use during large scale mowing jobs because when used with a harness it facilitates an easy side to side mowing action.

Q: Does this Line Trimmer come with a warranty?

A: Yes - The FS 45 C-E comes with a STIHL 2-year domestic warranty. This can be doubled when purchased with STIHL HP ULTRA TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL and serviced annually at your local STIHL SHOP.


Mixing fuel

This machine uses a mixture of 1:50 of engine oil to petrol. We highly recommend STIHL HP ULTRA TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL as it is made specifically for STIHL engines.

Looking after your Line Trimmer

Cleaning your Line Trimmer from debris and grass clippings with a damp cloth or soft brush and having it serviced regularly at your local STIHL SHOP is a great way to take care of your machine.

Doubling your warranty

This Line Trimmer's 2-year domestic warranty can be doubled by joining our Service Advantage program. Simply purchase STIHL HP ULTRA TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL with the FS 45 C-E and we will sign you up.

Ongoing service and parts

Your local STIHL SHOP can provide you with technical support and assistance for the life of your machine. In addition STIHL continues to make spare parts for 10 years after they have retired a product from production - so buying a STIHL is always a great long term investment.

Using nylon line

Always use the correct diameter of nylon line for your Line Trimmer (2 mm for this model). Be careful not to use excess nylon as the added length will reduce rotation speed and power.

Storing your Line Trimmer

Store your Line Trimmer on a flat service in a secure location that is out of the reach of children. If you are not using your machine regularly, do not leave fuel sitting in the tank.

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