How do you replace a throttle cable on a Stihl trimmer?

How do you replace a throttle cable on a Stihl trimmer?


  1. Remove Air Filter Cover with Torx T-Wrench. 0:50.
  2. Remove 3 screws with Torx T-Wrench. 1:17.
  3. Remove Spark Plug Boot. 2:01.
  4. Remove 2 screws using T20 Torx Bit. 2:23.
  5. Remove Throttle Cable From Carburetor. 3:15.
  6. Remove 4 screws using T20 Torx Bit. 3:48.
  7. Remove Spring From Trigger. 4:45.
  8. Remove Throttle Cable From Trigger. 4:52.

What size line does a Stihl FS 131 use?

The standard string for the TrimCut head is 0.105 inches in diameter, but you can install 0.095-inch string on this head. Some versions of the AutoCut head use 0.095- to 0.105-inch string, and some use 0.080- to 0.095-inch string; check the user’s manual for the trimmer head if you aren’t sure about yours.

How do you adjust the high and low on a Stihl weedeater?

The three adjustment screws are labeled H for high, L for low and LA for idle. The L screw controls the fuel mixture when the trimmer is operating at low speed, and on a chainsaw, it’s usually the first one you adjust, although following an adjustment sequence isn’t as important for a string trimmer.

How do you replace a throttle cable?

  1. Step 1: Locate the throttle cable.
  2. Step 1: Disconnect the throttle cable at the throttle body.
  3. Step 2: Disconnect the throttle cable from the retaining bracket.
  4. Step 3: Pull the throttle cable through the firewall.
  5. Step 4: Disconnecting the throttle cable from the accelerator pedal.

How much does a Stihl 131 weigh?

Smooth Clean Design

FS 131 Specifications – Professional Use
DISPLACEMENT 36.3 cc (2.2 cu. in.)
WEIGHT* 5.8 kg (12.8 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 710 cc (24.0 oz.)

Is the Stihl FS 131 a 2 stroke?

The Stihl FS 131 R brush cutter features the STIHL 4-MIX engine, which is our first four stroke engine which works on a mixture of petrol and oil. It combines the advantages of four-stroke and two-stroke engines in one. With higher torque and up to 80% less emissions and a deeper more pleasant sound.

What is the La adjustment on a Stihl?

The LA setting on Stihl chainsaws is controlled by a screw on the outer housing of the engine that adjusts the flow of fuel and air through the carburetor. This screw is inside the engine housing on the carburetor, but is accessible through a hole or gap in the outer housing of the saw.