AutoCut® Line Head - $20.99 DSRP

AutoCut® 36-2AutoCut® 46-2AutoCut® 56-2


Reserve with STIHL Express for In-Store Pick Up


Mowing head that uses nylon line. Advances cutting line when “tapped” against the ground. 

Click here to view Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart

Important Information
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
Click to view the STIHL Limited Warranty Time Periods

Are You Ready for a STIHL?

AutoCut® Line Head is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 95.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really like the easy refill with C5-2 auto cut line head I've used the C5-2 AutoCut for years on my FS 46 when trimming trails. For the most part the heads have worked well. Once in a while I would hit some tough vegetation and the line would break which meant I would have to remove the head and pull the string out, but it wasn't designed to cut small saplings. I have retired my FS46 and have moved to the 70-R and will be purchasing a C25-2 once the 25-2 which came with the 70-R wears out(and it will trimming trails). I have used the 25-2 with a KM110, so I am familiar with it; but the C25-2 will make changing string on the fly much easier. I have found it is wise to cut the line to the correct length to load the spool. Too long a length will not work correctly....
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from trimer RS45 Is to dificult to find the parts I have two machines and the services do not want to sale the parts they want to sale a new unit at this moment ia have two diferents model i do not want the tierd please give to me the correct address to buy the parts I need.
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Autocut C25 -2 does not work For an expensive trimmer, the Autocut bump feed head simply DOES NOT WORK.Straight out of the box, the first bump at full throttle produced.... nothing.I spent an hour stripping out the criss-crossed line. Since then I have spent hours loading and un-fouling lines - more time than cutting grass!!
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Trimmer head Does not auto feed. Trimmer head difficult to service.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Carry pliers to pull line from spool.... Must use pliers to coax line from spool [brand new machine]. Auto, bump will not work. Very disappointed.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Auto cut trimmer head Reminded me of 1980 when trimmer heads were difficult to reline and use. This head is difficult to reload and does not feed properly. I love stihl equipment but they missed the mark on this one!
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product sucks Had nothing but trouble with the so called autocut head. and i know you are supposed to bump it with speed. and i was not informed of that at all.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love my FS 50 with autocut! when spooled correctly (no need to take apart ,just cause headaches) and bumped at the right rpm I've had zero issues. My only complaint is that it's maxed at .080 line. I have a lot of chain link fence to deal with so .095 would help. Even though I love the curved shaft I will get a straight shaft just for that reason. Otherwise I love my FS 50.
Date published: 2017-07-06
  • y_2018, m_2, d_20, h_1
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.7
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_95
  • loc_en_US, sid_autocut, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_stihl