STIHL Backpack Blower Common Features

 

 

Lightweight backpack blowers are built on a padded polymer frame with dual-position adjustable straps and a foot pad for smooth, stable starts. The upright, translucent fuel tank lets you easily check and quickly replace fuel. Control is in the palm of your hand with the joystick handle and stop switch that decreases the chance of accidental shutoff. Clear a clean, quiet path and save your back with a comfortable STIHL backpack blower.

COMMON FEATURES

 
A
Foot Pad for stability when starting.
B
Translucent Fuel Tank allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work.
C
Protected Fuel Tank helps prevent damage.
D
Upright Fuel Tank for easy filling.
E
Easy-to-replace starter assembly.
F
Protected Choke Knob helps prevent damage.
G
Protected Spark Plug is secure yet easy to change.
H
Adjustable Straps have dual adjustments for comfort.
I
Lightweight Polymer Frame is padded.
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High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
K
Nozzle with increased wear area.
L
Adjustable Tube lets the operator choose the length that is right for them.
M
Joystick-style Handle has throttle control and stop/run switch.
N
Protected Control Cables shield wires.

OTHER COMMON FEATURES NOT DIAGRAMMED


Long-Life Cylinders give maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, and more power output per cubic centimeter of engine displacement.
Superior Balance and Design help reduce fatigue and make handling easy.
Replaceable "In-Tank" Fuel Filters lower cost and are easy to maintain.
Smooth, Clean Design has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
Easy-Access Carburetor Adjustment Screws let you adjust the carburetor for local cutting conditions and altitude.
Anti-Vibration System helps reduce operator fatigue.
2-Ring Pistons improve engine efficiency and hold compression longer than 1-ring pistons. They also transfer heat from the piston to cylinder better, helping engine stay cooler and last longer.
Protected Throttle Trigger helps prevent damage.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

These features are found on some STIHL Backpack Blowers.

Adjustable Blower Tubes – BR 500 has 2 positions, BR 550 and BR 600 have 3 positions.
Heavy-Duty Pleated Air Filter
Heavy-Duty Crankshaft for durability.
IntelliCarb" Compensating Carburetor measures air on clean side of air filter and adjusts metering diaphragm in carburetor. Maintains RPM levels even when filter begins to clog.
ElastoStart™ Handle has a built-in shock absorber for smoother starting.

*STIHL backpack blowers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here. Consult your Dealer for details.