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Stihl FS40 Petrol Strimmer

Our Price £209.00

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Availability: In stock

The Stihl FS40 is the lightest in the range of Stihl strimmers. It features a powerful 27.2 cc engine and a power output of 1.0 bhp.

Masseys will:

  • Assemble your machine
  • PDI your machine
  • Give you instruction on how to use your machine
  • Stihl delaership based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. 


The Stihl FS40 Strimmer is the lightest in the range of Stihl strimmers. Modern, convenient and very easy to start. Ideal for around-the-garden trimming tasks. Masseys are a Stihl dealership based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

In our experience the Stihl FS40 is an ideal strimmer for the home owner who wants to trim edge of the lawn and long grass around fence posts or trees.

The Stihl FS40 Strimmer features a powerful 27.2 cc engine and a power output of 1.0 bhp. It has a modern appearance, convenient operation and very simple starting procedure. The number of steps needed to start the machine has been drastically reduced. The frustration of a flooded engine is virtually eliminated. New 2-stroke engine with stratified charge allows fast acceleration, low emissions, reduced fuel consumption. With bent shaft, loop handle and AutoCut mowing head ideally for trimming small areas of grass and around obstacles.

A Stihl FS40 Strimmer replacement strimmer head is the AutoCut C 5-2. Why bother with strimmer wire? The PolyCut head system is so much easier and stronger than strimmer wire. Click to see our full range of Stihl strimmers.

The other bent shaft Stihl petrol strimmer is the Stihl FS50 C-E Petrol Strimmer. If you want a straight shaft brushcutter then look towards the Stihl FS55 Brushcutter (Comes with strimmer head) and the Stihl FS56 C-E Brushcutter (Comes with strimmer head)

Get up to 3 years warranty at Masseys

Motomix® domestic warranty extension – Extend your domestic warranty from 2 to 3 years with the purchase of 5 litres of STIHL Motomix® fuel and a qualifying product at the same time, in store. This includes the Stihl FS40 at Masseys, Swadlincote.

What else will I need to buy with my strimmer?

    • 2-Stroke Oil.
      Stihl Moto mixWe advise STIHL MotoMix® which is Stihl’s patented premixed fuel, specially blended for ultimate performance. Like a sports drink for your engine, this 50:1 mixture is a combination of premium non-ethanol, high-octane motor fuel and our highest-quality STIHL HP Ultra oil. Clean and convenient, MotoMix® eliminates the hassle of mixing your own 2-stroke engine fuel while providing superior performance and lubrication. STIHL MotoMix® contains no ethanol, allowing it to maintain stability for up to two years after the seal is broken – so it stays fresh in your equipment during long storage periods. MotoMix® is also made of non-aromatic fuel and fully synthetic, highly biodegradable engine oil.
    • Additional strimmer line
      Additional strimmer line is always a good idea! Masssey are open 7 days a week and we’re always on hand to help and advise in store.

Standard features on Stihl FS40

  • Reduced-emission engine technology
    Reduced-emission engine technology

    2-stroke engine with stratified charge. A fuel-free layer of air is created between the burned charge in the combustion chamber and the fresh charge in the crankcase, reducing the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle. This results in more power with a lower weight, up to 20{d09b12be51a7a6a48787a7bc3312473190ccc1fdbfe07795db7f7cb91fdca1cd} lower fuel consumption than regular 2-stroke engines and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.

  • Manual fuel pump (Purger)
    Stihl FS40 Strimmer – Manual fuel pump (Purger)

    A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operations.

  • Simplified starting system
    Simplified starting system

    Simply set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

  • Multi-function control handle
    Stihl FS40 Strimmer Multi-function control handle

    Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator’s hand never leaves the handle.


About Masseys

Masseys are a large Stihl dealership based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. We are open 7 days a week and we have one of the largest Stihl displays in the UK. Head upstairs in our large 30,000 sq/ft store where you will find the Stihl display along with many other leading garden machinery brands.

Stihl FS40 Strimmer Technical Data

Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 109
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 97
CO2 g/kWh 853
Power output hp 1
Performance kW 0.7
Displacement cm3 27.2
Weight kg 2) 4.4
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 1) 94
Sound power level dB(A) 1) 107
Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3) 6.4
Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3) 7
Total length cm 4) 145
Cutting diameter mm 380
Tank volume l 0.34
Displacement cm³ 27.2
Power output kW/bhp 0.7/1.0
Weight kg 5) 4.4
Standard cutting tool AutoCut C 5-2

The Stihl FS 40 Strimmer is available from Masseys in Swadlincote Derbyshire.



Purchased from Masseys – If your machine was purchased from Masseys and it develops a manufacturing fault during the warranty period, simply return the machine to store and our mechanics will repair the machine free of charge. A warranty repair is when the machine has failed because of improper material or workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.

Purchased online – If your machine was purchased from elsewhere, then we charge an initial £29.99 inspection charge to look at the machine. This will be refunded if the fault is a warranty issue and when the manufacturer has processed and accepted the warranty claim in full. Warranty for non-Masseys customers is 4-12 weeks as we have a duty to ensure our own customers are prioritised first.



Weight 1 kg

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