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Stihl SH 86C blower/sucker

Does anyone have problems with the tube connection coming off the Stihl SH 86C leaf blower/ sucker?

My tube connections constantly fall off. I contacted Stihl and they said that they have not had any complaints. If they don’t fall off, you have to take them off with a screwdriver or other sharp object!

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    Yes, the suction tube for us falls off  

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    Hi William,

    Been a while but that rings a bell. There was certainly one occasion where I questioned my very existence trying to get that tube off....

     

  • No problem here as long as it is put on square before tightening up it seems fine. I just use the tip of the felcos to release the tab when unscrewing.

  • After a couple of seasons, we have had a problem, but by then the machine is usually getting toward the end of it's useful life, so we nip in a little grub screw to save our sanity!

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