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Table of Contents

  • Table of Contents

  • Safety Precautions and Working Techniques

  • Approved Combinations of Cutting Attachment, Deflector, Handle and Harness

  • Mounting the Bike Handle

  • Mounting the Loop Handle

  • Fitting the Carrying Ring

  • Mounting the Deflector

  • Mounting the Cutting Attachment
  • Fuel

  • Fueling

  • Fitting the Harness

  • Balancing the Machine

  • Starting / Stopping the Engine

  • Transporting the Unit

  • Operating Instructions

  • Cleaning the Air Filter

  • Adjusting the Carburetor

  • Spark Plug

  • Engine Running Behavior

  • Storing the Machine

  • Sharpening Metal Cutting Blades

  • Maintaining the Mowing Head
  • Maintenance and Care

  • Minimize Wear and Avoid Damage

  • Main Parts
  • Specifications
  • Maintenance and Repairs
  • Disposal

  • EC Declaration of Conformity

  • Guide to Using this Manual 2 UKCA Declaration of Conformity

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Summary of Contents for Stihl FS 56

  • Page 1 STIHL FS 56 Instruction Manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Maintenance and Repairs Disposal EC Declaration of Conformity This instruction manual is protected by copyright. All rights reserved, especially the rights to reproduce, translate and process with electronic systems. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions And Working Techniques

    When not using the machine, it must be Intake air: Winter laid down in such a way that it does not operation endanger anyone. Ensure that the machine cannot be used without Handle heating authorization. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 5 Only use cutting attachments and moving parts of the machine. Do not accessories that are explicitly approved for this power tool model by STIHL or are technically identical. If you have any FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 6 By vehicle: When transporting in a Cutting attachment or – vehicle, properly secure your machine to interchangeable attachment: prevent turnover, damage and fuel correctly fitted, secure and in spillage. perfect condition FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 7 Hold the unit securely. The cutting attachment must be clear of the ground and all other obstructions because it may begin to run when the engine starts. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 8 – do not run the engine your ability to hear warnings (shouts, unnecessarily, accelerate the engine alarms, etc.) is restricted. only when working. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 9 To reduce the above-named risks – risk of injury! involved in operating a metal cutting attachment, ensure that the diameter of FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 10 If any of the above To reduce the risk of fire, do not service or store your machine near open flames. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 11 STIHL Polycut Mowing Head with Polymer Blades For mowing unobstructed edges of meadows (without posts, fences, trees or similar obstacles). FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 12 The risk of kickout is greatest when the parts. black area of the rotating cutting attachment comes into contact with a Resharpen the grass cutting blade solid object. according to instructions when it has dulled noticeably. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 13: Approved Combinations Of Cutting Attachment, Deflector, Handle And Harness

    English Approved Combinations of Cutting Attachment, Deflector, Handle and Harness Cutting Attachment Deflector Handle Shoulder Strap/Harness FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 14: Mounting The Bike Handle

    (230 mm dia.) screw them into clamp (6) as far as stop – tighten them only moderately WARNING at this stage. Non-metal grass cutting blades are not approved. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 15 (5) until the holes (6) line moves freely. up – the throttle trigger (4) must point towards the gearbox. Insert the screw (1) and tighten it down firmly. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 16: Mounting The Loop Handle

    Leave the barrier bar permanently accessory. mounted to the loop handle. Fit the square nuts (3) in the barrier bar (6); the holes must line up. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 17: Fitting The Carrying Ring

    – lock the nuts if Tighten down the screw firmly. necessary. Metal Version The carrying ring comes standard with the machine or is available as a special accessory. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 18: Mounting The Deflector

    Mounting the Deflector NOTICE The thrust plate on the gearbox is Deflectors (1) and (2) are both mounted necessary for mounting cutting tools. to the gearbox in the same way. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 19 The output shaft (2) must be blocked with the stop pin (7) or screwdriver (7) to mount or remove cutting tools. These parts come standard with the machine or are available as special accessories. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 20 Direction of rotation is indicated by an loose, fit a new one. arrow on the inside of the deflector. Keep the leaflet and packaging of the metal cutting tool in a safe place. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 21: Fuel

    Use a canister approved for storing Use only high-quality brand-name fuel. Pour oil into canister first, then gasoline with a minimum octane rating add gasoline and mix thoroughly. of 90 – leaded or unleaded. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 22: Fueling

    Turn the cap counterclockwise until it can be removed from the tank opening. Remove the tank cap. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 23: Fitting The Harness

    Put on the shoulder strap (1). Adjust the length of the strap so that the carabiner (2) is about a hand’s width below your right hip. Balance the machine. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 24: Starting / Stopping The Engine

    Move the carrying ring up or down the drive tube – tighten the screw moderately – let the unit go and wait until is its balanced – then check the floating position. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 25 Do not stand or kneel on the drive tube. stops. Press in the choke lever (5) and turn it to < at the same time. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 26 Move the choke knob to < and Continue cranking until the engine continue cranking until the engine runs. runs. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 27: Transporting The Unit

    For longer out-of- service periods – see "Storing the Machine". FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 28: Cleaning The Air Filter

    1/2 to 3/4 turn in the same direction. WARNING If the cutting attachment continues to run when the engine is idling, have your machine checked and repaired by your servicing dealer. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 29: Spark Plug

    Working in an easily combustible or explosive atmosphere may cause a fire or an explosion. This can result result in serious injuries or damage to property. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 30: Engine Running Behavior

    STIHL balancer (special accessory) or have it checked by a dealer and re- balanced as necessary – STIHL recommends a STIHL servicing dealer. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 31: Maintaining The Mowing Head

    If necessary, remove the mowing engages – and allow it to spring The thermoplastic cutting blades are head. back. referred to as "blades" in the following. Pull ends of the lines outward. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 32 To reduce the risk of injury, always shut off the engine before installing the blades. Remove the mowing head. Replace blades as shown in the illustrated instructions. Mount the mowing head on the machine. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 33: Maintenance And Care

    Adjust idle speed Readjust electrode gap Spark plug Replace after every 100 operating hours Visual inspection Cooling inlets Clean All accessible screws and nuts (not adjust- Retighten ing screws) FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 34 (very dusty work area, etc.), shorten the specified intervals accordingly. Visual inspection Cutting attachment Replace Check tightness Metal cutting attachment Sharpen Safety labels Replace STIHL recommends an authorized STIHL servicing dealer. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 35: Minimize Wear And Avoid Damage

    Clutch – STIHL recommends that you have Filters (air, fuel) – servicing and repair work carried out exclusively by an authorized STIHL FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 36: Main Parts

    14 Choke lever 15 Air filter cover 16 Spark plug boot 17 Machine support 18 Loop handle 19 Barrier bar (country specific) 20 Drive tube 21 Sleeve Serial number FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 37: Specifications

    94 dB(A) Fuel system Sound power level L to ISO 22868 FS 56, FS 56 C, FS 56 R, FS 56 RC All-position diaphragm carburetor with with mowing head: 107 dB(A) integral fuel pump with metal tool:...
  • Page 38: Maintenance And Repairs

    REACH is an EC regulation and stands for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances. For information on compliance with the REACH regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 see www.stihl.com/reach. FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 39: Disposal

    EN 61000-6-1 The measured and the guaranteed sound power level have been determined in accordance with Directive 2000/14/EC, Annex V, and standard ISO 10884. Measured sound power level 107 dB(A) FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 40: Guide To Using This Manual 2 Ukca Declaration Of Conformity

    EN ISO 11806-1, EN 55012, EN 61000-6-1 The measured and guaranteed sound power levels were determined in accordance with the UK regulation Noise Emission in the Environment by FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 41 English FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 42 English FS 56, FS 56 R, FS 56 C, FS 56 RC...
  • Page 44 0458-547-0121-E englisch www.stihl.com *04585470121E* 0458-547-0121-E...

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