Stihl FS 131

Stihl FS 131

SKU: 41802000678

An ideal machine for tackling tough jobs.

STIHL's FS131 is a 36.3cc petrol brushcutter with an impressive 4-MIX engine and bike handle control. Supplied with both a metal grass blade and AutoCut mowing head to tackle thick, stubborn grass and weeds, plus an AutoCut mowing head, for dealing with lighter areas in no time.


The air filter boasts a long service life, while being easily accessible when the time does come. All the engine and speed controls are grouped within easy reach, and the stop switch automatically reverts to the start position for simpler restarting. 


With its low-emission, 36.3 cc engine and a larger fuel tank than the previous model, the FS 131 delivers 30% longer run times. Its bike-handle design includes rubberized grips for enhanced grasp and comfort. The trimmer also features one touch stop and an easy, three-step starting procedure enabled by the semi-automatic choke lever. All of that, plus an improved air filtration and STIHL exclusive IntelliCarb™ technology. The cherry on top? The solid steel drive shaft accepts a wide range of heavy-duty cutting heads, including metal blades.


  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.


    Simplified Starting Procedure
    To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.


    IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor
    The IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor measures the air pressure on the clean side of the air filter and adjusts the metering diaphragm in the carburetor. This keeps the RPM at a consistent level, even when the air filter begins to clog.


    Tool-Free Handle Adjustment

    The central wing nut enables easy adjustment without the use of tools. For transportation and space-saving storage, the handle can be rotated 90°.


    Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.

    Shoulder Strap / Carrying System
    Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.


    Fully Lined Drive Shaft
    Provides smooth operation and less vibration.


    High Tech Polymer Housing
    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.


    Protected Choke Lever/Knob
    Helps prevent damage.


    Bike Handle
    When used in conjunction with a harness, the bike handle allows the machine to be easily guided, enabling a smooth horizontal mowing action to cover large areas quickly and efficiently. With soft grips for increased comfort, the bike handle provides greater control and helps reduce operator fatigue.


    Multi-Function Control Handle
    Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.


    Throttle Trigger Interlock
    Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.


    Air Filter Cover
    Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.


    Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
    Eliminate dangling and loose wires.


    Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
    Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.


    Protected Spark Plug
    Protected yet easy to change.


    Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
    Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.


    Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
    Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.

  • Displacement 36,3 cm³
    Power output 1,4/1,9 kW/PS
    Weight 1) 5,8 kg
    Sound pressure level with plastic tool 2) 98 dB(A)
    Sound power level 2) 109 dB(A)
    Vibration level, left/right with plastic tool 3) 4,9/4,9 m/s²
    Total length 4) 180 cm
    Cutting tool Grass cutting blade 230-2


    1. Weight excluding fuel, cutting tool and guard
    2. K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
    3. K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
    4. Without cutting tool
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