If you have purchased an STIHL machine in the year 2021 in the above-mentioned serial number range, please discontinue using the machine immediately!
A damaged flywheel cannot be detected by a visual inspection!
Please contact your local STIHL dealer for a flywheel replacement. This repair is free of charge for you. We ask for your understanding for this precautionary measure. Please take this action for your own safety and that of third parties.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your local STIHL dealer.
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