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Stihl FS45 2 cycle string trimmer. Bought in 5/06 Cutting head came off while cutting. Flexible shaft still has squared off end so it doesn't seem to be broken. What holds the cutting head shaft with the threaded end to the flexible shaft?

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Dealer says shaft has broken. Stihl had a problem with some FS45's doing this. They are trying to have it repaired under warranty.

Thanks for the response.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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