OM, 323R, 325R X-series, 325RD X-series, 2013-02

Operator’s manual (EPA)
323R 325RX-series
325RDX-series
Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you
understand the instructions before using the machine.
English
KEY TO SYMBOLS
Symbols
Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting
attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with
trimmer cord.
WARNING! Clearing saws, brushcutters
and trimmers can be dangerous! Careless
or incorrect use can result in serious or
fatal injury to the operator or others. It is
extremely important that you read and
understand the contents of the operator’s
manual.
Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special
certification requirements for certain markets.
Please read the operator’s manual
carefully and make sure you understand
the instructions before using the machine.
The engine is switched off by moving the
stop switch to the stop position. CAUTION!
The stop switch automatically returns to the
start position. In order to prevent
unintentional starting, the spark plug cap
must be removed from the spark plug when
assembling, checking and/or performing maintenance.
Always wear:
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A protective helmet where there is a risk
of falling objects
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Approved hearing protection
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Approved eye protection
Always wear approved protective gloves.
Max. speed of output shaft, rpm
Regular cleaning is required.
This product is in accordance with
applicable CE directives.
Visual check.
Watch out for thrown objects and
ricochets.
The operator of the machine must ensure,
while working, that no persons or animals
come closer than 15 metres.
Approved eye protection must always be
used.
15 m
50FT
15 m
50FT
Machines fitted with saw blades or grass
blades can be thrown violently to the side
when the blade comes into contact with a
fixed object. This is called blade thrust. The
blade is capable of amputating an arm or
leg. Always keep people and animals at
least 15 metres from the machine.
Arrows which show limits for handle
positioning.
Always wear approved protective gloves.
Wear sturdy, non-slip boots.
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CONTENTS
Contents
KEY TO SYMBOLS
Symbols .......................................................................
CONTENTS
Contents ......................................................................
Note the following before starting: ................................
INTRODUCTION
Dear customer! ............................................................
WHAT IS WHAT?
What is what on the clearing saw? ..............................
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Impor tant ......................................................................
Personal protective equipment .....................................
Machine′s safety equipment ........................................
Cutting equipment ........................................................
ASSEMBLY
Fitting the handlebar (323R) ........................................
Fitting the handlebar (325Rx, 325RDx) .......................
Assembling and dismantling the two-piece shaft
(325RDx) ......................................................................
Assembling the cutting equipment ...............................
Fitting a blade guard, grass blade and grass cutter .....
Fitting the blade guard and saw blade .........................
Fitting a trimmer guard and Superauto II 1" trimmer
head .............................................................................
Fitting other guards and cutting attachments ...............
Adjusting the harness and clearing saw ......................
Standard harness ........................................................
FUEL HANDLING
Fuel safety ...................................................................
Fuel ..............................................................................
Fueling .........................................................................
STARTING AND STOPPING
Check before starting ...................................................
Starting and stopping ...................................................
WORKING TECHNIQUES
General working instructions .......................................
MAINTENANCE
Carburetor ....................................................................
Muffler ..........................................................................
Cooling system ............................................................
Bevel gear ....................................................................
Air filter .........................................................................
Two-piece shaft ...........................................................
Spark plug ....................................................................
Maintenance schedule .................................................
TECHNICAL DATA
Technical data ..............................................................
FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS .....
Note the following before starting:
Please read the operator’s manual carefully.
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Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control
devices and system may be performed by any nonroad
engine repair establishment or individual.
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WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can
result in permanent hearing impairment. So
always use approved hearing protection.
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WARNING! Under no circumstances may the
design of the machine be modified without
the permission of the manufacturer. Always
use genuine accessories. Non-authorized
modifications and/or accessories can result
in serious personal injury or the death of the
operator or others.
Your warranty may not cover damage or
liability caused by the use of non-authorized
accessories or replacement parts.
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WARNING! A clearing saw, brushcutter or
trimmer can be dangerous if used
incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause
serious or fatal injury to the operator or
others. It is extremely important that you
read and understand the contents of this
operator’s manual.
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The Emissions Compliance Period referred to on the
Emission Compliance label indicates the number of operating
hours for which the engine has been shown to meet Federal
and California emissions requirements.
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The engine exhaust from this product
contains chemicals known to the State
of California to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive harm.
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INTRODUCTION
Dear customer!
Congratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the
Swedish King Karl XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Huskvarna River, for production of muskets. The
location was logical, since water power was harnessed from the Huskvarna River to create the water-powered plant. During over
300 years of continuous operation, the Husqvarna factory has produced a lot of different products, from wood stoves to modern
kitchen appliances, sewing machines, bicycles, motorcycles etc. In 1956, the first motor driven lawn mowers appeared, followed
by chain saws in 1959, and it is within this area Husqvarna is working today.
Today Husqvarna is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of forest and garden products, with quality as our highest priority.
We develop, manufacture and market high quality motor driven products for forestry and gardening as well as for building and
construction industry.
Your purchase gives you access to professional help with repairs and service whenever this may be necessary. If the retailer who
sells your machine is not one of our authorized dealers, ask for the address of your nearest servicing dealer.
It is our wish that you will be satisfied with your product and that it will be your companion for a long time. Think of this operator′s
manual as a valuable document. By following its′ content (using, service, maintenance etc) the life span and the second-hand value
of the machine can be extended. If you ever lend or sell this machine, make sure that the borrower or buyer gets the operator′s
manual, so they will also know how to properly maintain and use it.
Thank you for using a Husqvarna product.
Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and
appearance of products without prior notice.
For customer assistance, contact us at our website: www.usa.husqvarna.com
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WHAT IS WHAT?
What is what on the clearing saw?
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Blade
18 Locking nut
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Grease filler cap, bevel gear
19 Support flange
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Bevel gear
20 Support cup
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Cutting attachment guard
21 Drive disc
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Shaft
22 Trimmer head
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Handlebar
23 Socket spanner
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Throttle control
24 Operator’s manual
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Stop switch
25 Transport guard
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Throttle lockout
26 Allen key
10 Suspension
27 Locking pin
11 Cylinder cover
28 Harness
12 Starter handle
29 Shaft coupling
13 Fuel tank
30 Start throttle button
14 Choke control
31 Part throttle dial (RX, RDX)
15 Air purge
32 Adjusting screw for throttle cable
16 Air filter cover
33 Spark plug cap and spark plug
17 Handle adjustment
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GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Important
Personal protective equipment
IMPORTANT!
IMPORTANT!
The machine is only designed for trimming grass, grass
clearing and/or forestry clearing.
A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be dangerous if
used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or
fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely
important that you read and understand the contents of this
operator’s manual.
The only accessories you can operate with this engine unit
are the cutting attachments we recommend in the chapter
on Technical data.
Never use the machine if you are tired, if you have drunk
alcohol, or if you are taking medication that could affect your
vision, your judgement or your co-ordination.
Wear personal protective equipment. See instructions
under the heading Personal protective equipment.
Never use a machine that has been modified in any way
from its original specification.
Never use a machine that is faulty. Carry out the checks,
maintenance and service instructions described in this
manual. Some maintenance and service measures must be
carried out by trained and qualified specialists. See
instructions under the heading Maintenance.
All covers, guards and handles must be fitted before
starting. Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead
are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock.
The machine operator must ensure that no people or
animals come closer than 15 metres while working. When
several operators are working in the same area the safety
distance should be at least twice the tree height and no less
than 15 metres.
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WARNING! The ignition system of this
machine produces an electromagnetic field
during operation. This field may under some
circumstances interfere with pacemakers. To
reduce the risk of serious or fatal injury, we
recommend persons with pacemakers to
consult their physician and the pacemaker
manufacturer before operating this machine.
WARNING! Running an engine in a confined
or badly ventilated area can result in death
due to asphyxiation or carbon monoxide
poisoning.
WARNING! Never allow children to use or be
in the vicinity of the machine. As the
machine is equipped with a spring-loaded
stop switch and can be started by low speed
and force on the starter handle, even small
children under some circumstances can
produce the force necessary to start the
machine. This can mean a risk of serious
personal injury. Therefore remove the spark
plug cap when the machine is not under
close supervision.
You must use approved personal protective equipment
whenever you use the machine. Personal protective
equipment cannot eliminate the risk of injury but it will
reduce the degree of injury if an accident does happen. Ask
your dealer for help in choosing the right equipment.
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WARNING! Listen out for warning signals or
shouts when you are wearing hearing
protection. Always remove your hearing
protection as soon as the engine stops.
HELMET
A helmet should be worn if the trees being cleared are taller
than 2 m.
HEARING PROTECTION
Wear hearing protection that provides adequate noise
reduction.
EYE PROTECTION
Always wear approved eye protection. If you use a visor then
you must also wear approved protective goggles. Approved
protective goggles must comply with standard ANSI Z87.1 in
the USA or EN 166 in EU countries.
GLOVES
Gloves should be worn when necessary, e.g., when fitting
cutting attachments.
BOOTS
Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole.
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CLOTHING
Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing
that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy,
long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go
barefoot. Secure hair so it is above shoulder level.
Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting
when the throttle lockout is released.
FIRST AID KIT
Always have a first aid kit nearby.
Press the throttle lockout and make sure it returns to its
original position when you release it.
Machine′s safety equipment
This section describes the machine′s safety equipment, its
purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried
out to ensure that it operates correctly. See the ”What is
what?” section to locate where this equipment is positioned
on your machine.
Check that the throttle control and throttle lockout move freely
and that the return springs work properly.
The life span of the machine can be reduced and the risk of
accidents can increase if machine maintenance is not carried
out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not carried out
professionally. If you need further information please contact
your nearest servicing dealer.
IMPORTANT! All servicing and repair work on the machine
requires special training. This is especially true of the
machine′s safety equipment. If your machine fails any of the
checks described below you must contact your service
agent. When you buy any of our products we guarantee the
availability of professional repairs and service. If the retailer
who sells your machine is not a servicing dealer, ask him for
the address of your nearest service agent.
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See instructions under the heading Start. Start the machine
and apply full throttle. Release the throttle and check that the
cutting attachment stops and remains at a standstill. If the
cutting attachment rotates with the throttle in the idle position
then the carburettor idle setting must be checked. See
instructions under the heading Maintenance.
WARNING! Never use a machine with faulty
safety equipment. The machine’s safety
equipment must be checked and maintained
as described in this section. If your machine
fails any of these checks contact your
service agent to get it repaired.
Throttle lockout
The throttle lockout is designed to prevent accidental
operation of the throttle control. When you press the lock (A)
(i.e. when you grasp the handle) it releases the throttle control
(B). When you release the handle the throttle control and the
throttle lockout both move back to their original positions. This
movement is controlled by two independent return springs.
This arrangement means that the throttle control is
automatically locked at the idle setting.
Stop switch
Use the stop switch to switch off the engine.
A
B
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Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when you
move the stop switch to the stop setting.
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GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Cutting attachment guard
This guard is intended to prevent loose objects from being
thrown towards the operator. The guard also protects the
operator from accidental contact with the cutting attachment.
Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. Replace
the guard if it has been exposed to impact or is cracked.
Always use the recommended guard for the cutting
attachment you are using. See chapter on Technical data.
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WARNING! Never use a cutting attachment
without an approved guard. See the chapter
on Technical data. If an incorrect or faulty
guard is fitted this can cause serious
personal injury.
Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or
deformation. Check that the vibration damping element is
undamaged and securely attached.
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WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can
lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage
in people who have impaired circulation.
Contact your doctor if you experience
symptoms of overexposure to vibration.
Such symptoms include numbness, loss of
feeling, tingling, pricking, pain, loss of
strength, changes in skin colour or
condition. These symptoms normally appear
in the fingers, hands or wrists. The risk
increases at low temperatures.
Quick release
There is an easily accessible, quick release fitted at the front
as a safety precaution in case the engine catches fire, or in
any other situation that requires you to free yourself from the
machine and harness. See instructions under the heading
Adjusting the harness and clearing saw.
Vibration damping system
Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system
that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation
easier.
Using incorrectly wound cord or a blunt or incorrect cutting
attachment (wrong type or incorrectly filed, see instructions
under the heading Filing the blade) increases the level of
vibration.
Check that the harness straps are correctly positioned. Once
the harness and machine have been adjusted, check that the
harness quick release works correctly.
Muffler
The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum
and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. A muffler
fitted with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce
harmful exhaust gases.
The machine′s vibration damping system reduces the transfer
of vibration between the engine unit/cutting equipment and
the machine′s handle unit.
In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a
significant risk of fire. We therefore fit certain mufflers with a
spark arrestor screen. Check whether the muffler on your
machine is fitted with this kind of screen.
For mufflers it is very important that you follow the instructions
on checking, maintaining and servicing your machine.
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Never use a machine that has a faulty muffler.
Locking nut
A locking nut is used to secure some types of cutting
attachment.
Regularly check that the muffler is securely attached to the
machine.
If the muffler on your machine is fitted with a spark arrestor
screen this must be cleaned regularly. A blocked screen will
cause the engine to overheat and may lead to serious
damage.
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WARNING! Mufflers fitted with catalytic
converters get very hot during use and
remain so for some time after stopping. This
also applies at idle speed. Contact can result
in burns to the skin. Remember the risk of
fire!
When fitting, tighten the nut in the opposite direction to the
direction of rotation of the cutting attachment. To remove it,
undo the nut in the same direction as the cutting attachment
rotates. (CAUTION! The nut has a left-hand thread.) Tighten
the nut using the socket spanner.
When loosening and tightening the saw blade nut, there is a
risk of injury from the teeth of the saw blade. You should
therefore always ensure that your hand is shielded by the
blade guard when doing this. Always use a socket spanner
with a shaft that is long enough to allow this. The arrow in the
diagram shows the area where you should operate the socket
spanner when loosening or tightening the nut.
WARNING! The inside of the muffler contain
chemicals that may be carcinogenic. Avoid
contact with these elements in the event of a
damaged muffler.
WARNING! Bear in mind that:
The exhaust fumes from the engine are hot
and may contain sparks which can start a
fire. Never start the machine indoors or near
combustible material!
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The nylon lining inside the locking nut must not be so worn
that you can turn it by hand. The lining should offer a
resistance of at least 1.5 Nm. The nut should be replaced
after it has been put on approx. 10 times.
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Cutting equipment
General rules
This section describes how to choose and maintain your
cutting equipment in order to:
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Reduce the risk of blade thrust.
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Obtain maximum cutting performance.
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Extend the life of cutting equipment.
Only use cutting attachments with the guards we
recommend! See the chapter on Technical data.
IMPORTANT!
Only use cutting attachments with the guards we
recommend! See the chapter on Technical data.
Refer to the instructions for the cutting attachment to check
the correct way to load the cord and the correct cord
diameter.
Keep the teeth of the blade correctly sharpened! Follow our
instructions and use the recommended file gauge. An
incorrectly sharpened or damaged blade increases the risk of
accidents.
Keep the teeth of the blade correctly sharpened! Follow our
recommendations. Also refer to the instructions on the
blade packaging.
Maintain the correct blade setting! Follow our instructions
and use the recommended file gauge.
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WARNING! Always stop the engine before
doing any work on the cutting attachment.
This continues to rotate even after the
throttle has been released. Ensure that the
cutting attachment has stopped completely
and disconnect the HT lead from the spark
plug before you start to work on it.
WARNING! Using an incorrect cutting
attachment or an incorrectly sharpened
blade increases the risk of blade thrust.
Keep the correct setting on the saw blade! Follow our
instructions and use the recommended setting tool. An
incorrectly set saw blade increases the risk of jamming and
blade thrust, and damage to the saw blade.
Check the cutting attachment for damage or cracks. A
damaged cutting attachment should always be replaced.
Cutting equipment
Saw blades are intended for cutting fibrous types of wood.
Sharpening grass cutters and grass
blades
Grass blades and grass cutters are intended for cutting
coarse grass.
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See the cutting attachment packaging for correct
sharpening instructions. Sharpen blades and cutters
using a single-cut flat file.
A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass.
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Sharpen all edges equally to maintain the balance of the
blade.
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WARNING! Always discard a blade that is
bent, twisted, cracked, broken or damaged
in any other way. Never attempt to straighten
a twisted blade so that it can be reused. Only
use original blades of the specified type.
Adjust the blade setting. This should be 1 mm.
Trimmer head
IMPORTANT!
Sharpening the saw blade
•
Always ensure the trimmer cord is wound tightly and evenly
around the drum, otherwise the machine will generate
harmful vibration.
•
Only use the recommended trimmer heads and trimmer
cords. These have been tested by the manufacturer to suit
a particular engine size. This is especially important when
a fully automatic trimmer head is used. Only use the
recommended cutting attachment. See the chapter on
Technical data.
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Smaller machines generally require small trimmer heads
and vice versa. This is because when clearing using a
cord the engine must throw out the cord radially from the
trimmer head and overcome the resistance of the grass
being cleared.
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The length of the cord is also important. A longer cord
requires greater engine power than a shorter cord of the
same diameter.
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Make sure that the cutter on the trimmer guard is intact.
This is used to cut the cord to the correct length.
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To increase the life of the cord it can be soaked in water
for a couple of days. This will make the line tougher so that
it lasts longer.
See the cutting attachment packaging for correct
sharpening instructions.
A correctly sharpened blade is essential for working efficiently
and to avoid unnecessary wear to the blade and clearing saw.
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Make sure that the blade is well supported when you file
it. Use a 5.5 mm round file with a file holder.
The filing angle is 15°. File alternate teeth to the right and
those in between to the left. If the blade has been heavily
pitted by stones it may be necessary to dress the top
edges of the teeth with a flat file, in exceptional cases. If
so, this should be done before filing with a round file. The
top edges must be filed down by the same amount for all
the teeth.
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ASSEMBLY
Fitting the handlebar (323R)
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Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle.
•
Slide the throttle handle onto the right side of the
handlebar, (see diagram).
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Align the screw hole in the throttle handle with the hole in
the handlebar.
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Refit the screw in the hole in the rear of the throttle handle.
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Screw the screw through the handle and handlebar.
Tighten it.
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Fit the mounting components as shown.
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The handle mounting must be fitted between the arrows
on the shaft.
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Loosely tighten the four screws.
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Put on the harness and hang the machine from the
support hook. Now make a final adjustment so that the
machine is in a comfortable working position when it
hangs from the harness. Tighten the screws.
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Fitting the handlebar (325Rx,
325RDx)
•
Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle.
•
Slide the throttle handle onto the right side of the
handlebar, (see diagram).
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Align the screw hole in the throttle handle with the hole in
the handlebar.
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Refit the screw in the hole in the rear of the throttle handle.
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Screw the screw through the handle and handlebar.
Tighten it.
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Unscrew the knob from the handlebar mounting.
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Position the handlebar as shown. Fit the mounting
components and tighten the knob lightly.
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Put on the harness and hang the machine from the
support hook. Now make a final adjustment so that the
machine is in a comfortable working position when it
hangs from the harness. Tighten the knob.
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ASSEMBLY
Assembling and dismantling the
two-piece shaft (325RDx)
Assembling the cutting equipment
WARNING!
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Assembly
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Loosen the coupling by turning the knob.
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Align the tab of the attachment (A) with the arrow on the
coupling (B).
When fitting the cutting attachment it is
extremely important that the raised section
on the drive disc/support flange engages
correctly in the centre hole of the cutting
attachment. If the cutting attachment is fitted
incorrectly it can result in serious and/or
fatal personal injury.
B
A
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Push the attachment into the coupling until the attachment
snaps into place.
WARNING! Never use a cutting attachment
without an approved guard. See the chapter
on Technical data. If an incorrect or faulty
guard is fitted this can cause serious
personal injury.
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IMPORTANT! If a saw blade or grass blade are to be used
the machine must be equipped with the correct handlebar,
blade guard and harness.
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Before using the unit, tighten the knob securely.
Fitting a blade guard, grass blade
and grass cutter
G
F
Dismantling
E
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Loosen the coupling by turning the knob (at least 3 times).
D
A
B
C
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Push and hold the button (C). While securely holding the
engine end, pull the attachment straight out of the
coupling.
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Hook the blade guard/combination guard (A) onto the
fitting on the shaft and secure with the bolt.
CAUTION! Use the recommended blade guard. See the
Technical data section.
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Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft.
•
Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc
aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.
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Insert the locking pin (C) in the hole to lock the shaft.
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ASSEMBLY
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Place the blade (D), support cup (E) and support flange
(F) on the output shaft.
•
Fit the nut (G). The nut must be tightened to a torque of
35-50 Nm (3.5-5 kpm). Use the socket spanner in the tool
kit. Hold the shaft of the spanner as close to the blade
guard as possible. To tighten the nut, turn the spanner in
the opposite direction to the direction of rotation (Caution!
left-hand thread).
guard as possible. To tighten the nut, turn the spanner in
the opposite direction to the direction of rotation (Caution!
left-hand thread).
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Fitting the blade guard and saw
blade
J
When loosening and tightening the saw blade nut, there is
a risk of injury from the teeth of the saw blade. You should
therefore always ensure that your hand is shielded by the
blade guard when doing this. Always use a socket
spanner with a shaft that is long enough to allow this. The
arrow in the diagram shows the area where you should
operate the socket spanner when loosening or tightening
the nut.
K
Fitting a trimmer guard and
Superauto II 1" trimmer head
H
L
I
A
K
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G
F
I
K
Remove the mounting plate (H). Fit the adapter (I) and
bracket (J) with the two screws (K) as shown. Fit the blade
guard (A) to the adapter using the 4 screws (L) as shown.
J
B
C
I
CAUTION! Use the recommended blade guard. See the
Technical data section.
G
A
F
D
B
C
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Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft.
•
Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc
aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.
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Insert the locking pin (C) in the hole to lock the shaft.
•
Place the blade (D) and support flange (F) on the output
shaft.
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Fit the nut (G). The nut must be tightened to a torque of
35-50 Nm (3.5-5 kpm). Use the socket spanner in the tool
kit. Hold the shaft of the spanner as close to the blade
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Fit the correct trimmer guard (A) for use with the trimmer
head. Hook the trimmer guard/combination guard onto
the fitting on the shaft and secure with the bolt (L).
•
Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft.
•
Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc
aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.
•
Insert the locking pin (C) in the hole to lock the shaft.
•
To fit the trimmer head, first separate the two halves (see
diagram). Proceed as follows:
Insert a finger into the centre hole of the cover (I) while
grasping the cover with your other fingers. Using the index
finger and thumb of your other hand, release the two
catches (J) that engage in the cut-outs in the bottom half
(K). Pull apart the trimmer head, grasping the cover firmly.
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Place the cover (I) and the support flange (F) on the
output shaft.
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ASSEMBLY
•
Fit the nut (G). Tighten the nut to a torque of 35-50 Nm
(3.5-5 kpm). Use the socket spanner in the tool kit. Grasp
the handle of the spanner as close to the trimmer guard
as possible.
•
To tighten the nut, turn the spanner in the opposite
direction to the direction of rotation (Caution! left-hand
thread).
Adjusting the harness and clearing
saw
!
WARNING! When using a clearing saw it
must always be hooked securely to the
harness. Otherwise you will be unable to
control the clearing saw safely and this can
result in injury to yourself or others. Never
use a harness with a defective quick release.
Standard harness
•
•
Fit the bottom half of the trimmer head (K) to the cover (I)
by pressing them together, with the cut-outs on the bottom
half aligned with the catches on the cover.
At the front is an easily accessible, quick release. Use this if
the engine catches fire or in any other emergency situation
that requires you to free yourself from the machine and
harness.
To dismantle, follow the instructions in the reverse order.
Fitting other guards and cutting
attachments
•
Quick release
Spreading the load on your shoulders
A well-adjusted harness and machine makes work much
easier. Adjust the harness for the best working position.
Tension the side straps so that the weight is evenly distributed
across both shoulders.
Fit the trimmer guard/combination guard (A) intended for
use with the trimmer head/plastic blades. Hook the guard
onto the fitting on the shaft and secure it with the bolt (L).
B
C
Correct height
Adjust the shoulder strap so that the cutting attachment is
parallel to the ground.
A
A
•
Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft.
•
Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc
aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.
•
Insert the locking pin (C) in the hole to lock the shaft.
•
Screw on the trimmer head/plastic blades (H) in the
opposite direction to the direction of rotation.
H
H
•
Correct balance
Let the cutting attachment rest lightly on the ground. If you
use a saw blade it should balance about 10 cm above the
ground to prevent contact with stones and the like. Adjust the
position of the suspension ring to balance the clearing saw
correctly.
To dismantle, follow the instructions in the reverse order.
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FUEL HANDLING
Fuel safety
Gasoline
Never start the machine:
1
If you have spilled fuel on it. Wipe off the spillage and allow
remaining fuel to evaporate.
2
If you have spilled fuel on yourself or your clothes, change
your clothes. Wash any part of your body that has come in
contact with fuel. Use soap and water.
3
If the machine is leaking fuel. Check regularly for leaks
from the fuel cap and fuel lines.
Transport and storage
•
Store and transport the machine and fuel so that there is
no risk of any leakage or fumes coming into contact with
sparks or naked flames, for example, from electrical
machinery, electric motors, electrical relays/switches or
boilers.
•
When storing and transporting fuel always use approved
containers intended for this purpose.
•
When storing the machine for long periods the fuel tank
must be emptied. Contact your local gas station to find out
where to dispose of excess fuel.
•
Ensure the machine is cleaned and that a complete
service is carried out before long-term storage.
•
The transport guard must always be fitted to the cutting
attachment when the machine is being transported or in
storage.
•
In order to prevent unintentional starting of the engine, the
spark plug cap must always be removed during long-term
storage, if the machine is not under close supervision and
when performing all service measures.
!
WARNING! Take care when handling fuel.
Bear in mind the risk of fire, explosion and
inhaling fumes.
CAUTION! Always use a quality gasoline/oil mixture with an
octane rating of at least 87 octane ((RON+MON)/2). If your
machine is equipped with a catalytic converter (see chapter
on Technical data) always use a good quality unleaded
gasoline/oil mixture. Leaded gasoline will destroy the catalytic
converter.
Use low-emission gasoline, also known as alkylate gasoline,
if it is available.
This engine is certified to operate on unleaded gasoline.
•
The lowest recommended octane grade is 87
((RON+MON)/2). If you run the engine on a lower octane
grade than 87 so-called knocking can occur. This gives
rise to a high engine temperature and increased bearing
load, which can result in serious engine damage.
•
When working at continuous high revs a higher octane
rating is recommended.
Two-stroke oil
•
For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA twostroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our aircooled two stroke-engines.
•
Never use two-stroke oil intended for water-cooled
engines, sometimes referred to as outboard oil (rated
TCW).
•
Never use oil intended for four-stroke engines.
•
Mixing ratio
Fuel
1:50 (2%) with HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil.
CAUTION! The machine is equipped with a two-stroke
engine and must always been run using a mixture of gasoline
and two-stroke engine oil. It is important to accurately
measure the amount of oil to be mixed to ensure that the
correct mixture is obtained. When mixing small amounts of
fuel, even small inaccuracies can drastically affect the ratio of
the mixture.
!
WARNING! Fuel and fuel fumes are highly
inflammable and can cause serious injury
when inhaled or allowed to come in contact
with the skin. For this reason observe
caution when handling fuel and make sure
there is adequate ventilation.
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Gasoline, litre
Two-stroke oil, litre
2% (1:50)
5
0,10
10
0,20
15
0,30
20
0,40
US gallon
US fl. oz.
1
2 1/2
2 1/2
6 1/2
5
12 7/8
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Fueling
Mixing
•
Always mix the gasoline and oil in a clean container
intended for fuel.
•
Always start by filling half the amount of the gasoline to be
used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the
fuel mixture. Add the remaining amount of gasoline.
•
!
Mix (shake) the fuel mixture thoroughly before filling the
machine’s fuel tank.
WARNING! Taking the following precautions,
will lessen the risk of fire:
Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel.
Always shut off the engine before refuelling.
Always stop the engine and let it cool for a
few minutes before refuelling.
When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so
that any excess pressure is released gently.
Tighten the fuel cap carefully after refuelling.
Always move the machine away from the
refuelling area before starting.
•
Do not mix more than one month’s supply of fuel at a time.
•
•
If the machine is not used for some time the fuel tank
should be emptied and cleaned.
Clean the area around the fuel cap. Contamination in the
tank can cause operating problems.
•
Ensure that the fuel is well mixed by shaking the container
before filling the tank.
!
WARNING! The catalytic converter muffler
gets very hot during and after use. This also
applies during idling. Be aware of the fire
hazard, especially when working near
flammable substances and/or vapours.
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STARTING AND STOPPING
Check before starting
•
Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at
the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The most
common reason why cracks are formed is that sharp
corners have been formed at the bottom of the teeth while
sharpening or that the blade has been used with dull
teeth. Discard a blade if cracks are found.
Starting and stopping
!
WARNING! The complete clutch cover and
shaft must be fitted before the machine is
started, otherwise the clutch can come loose
and cause personal injury.
Always move the machine away from the
refuelling area before starting. Place the
machine on a flat surface. Ensure the cutting
attachment cannot come into contact with
any object.
•
Make sure no unauthorised persons are in
the working area, otherwise there is a risk of
serious personal injury. The safety distance
is 15 metres.
Check that the support flange is not cracked due to fatigue
or due to being tightened too much. Discard the support
flange if it is cracked.
Starting
•
Ensure the locking nut has not lost its captive force. The
nut lock should have a locking force of at least 1.5 Nm.
The tightening torque of the locking nut should be 35-50
Nm.
•
Check that the blade guard is not damaged or cracked.
Replace the blade guard if it is exposed to impact or is
cracked.
•
Check that the trimmer head and trimmer guard are not
damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or
trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are
cracked.
Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins
to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled.
Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position.
!
WARNING! When the engine is started with
the choke in either the choke or start throttle
positions the cutting attachment will start to
rotate immediately.
Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left
hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!). Grip the starter handle,
slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until you feel
some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now quickly and
powerfully pull the cord. Never wrap the starter cord around
your hand
•
Never use the machine without a guard nor with a
defective guard.
•
All covers must be correctly fitted and undamaged before
you start the machine.
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Repeat pulling the cord until the engine starts. When the
engine starts. return choke control to run position and apply
full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the
start setting.
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CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and do
not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully extended.
This can damage the machine.
Stopping
Stop the engine by switching off the ignition.
CAUTION! Do not put any part of your body in marked area.
Contact can result in burns to the skin, or electrical shock if
the spark plug cap has been damaged. Always use gloves.
Do not use a machine with damaged spark plug cap.
CAUTION! The stop switch automatically returns to the start
position. In order to prevent unintentional starting, the spark
plug cap must be removed from the spark plug when
assembling, checking and/or performing maintenance.
For throttle handles with a start throttle
lock:
Set the throttle to the start position by first pressing the throttle
lockout and the throttle trigger, then pressing the start throttle
button (A). Then release the throttle lockout and the throttle
trigger, followed by the start throttle button. The throttle
function is now activated. To return the engine to idle, press
the throttle lockout and throttle trigger again.
PART THROTTLE FUNCTION (RX, RDX):
It is possible to set the engine for part throttle operation using
the dial on the side of the throttle handle. Turn the dial up to
decrease the part throttle rpm. Turn the dial down to increase
the part throttle rpm. When you have set the part throttle rpm
you will feel increased resistance when you press the throttle
trigger. This increased resistance makes it easier to maintain
a constant part throttle setting. To obtain full throttle, press the
throttle trigger a little harder so that it goes past the part
throttle setting. As soon as you release the throttle trigger the
engine will return to idle. The part throttle function does not
lock the engine at a given rpm, it is simply a brake that makes
it easier to maintain the engine at a given rpm.
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WORKING TECHNIQUES
General working instructions
6
Keep a good balance and a firm foothold.
7
Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the
machine on the right side of your body.
IMPORTANT!
This section describes the basic safety precautions for
working with clearing saws and trimmers.
If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to
proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or
your service workshop.
Avoid all usage which you consider to be beyond your
capability.
You must understand the difference between forestry
clearing, grass clearing and grass trimming before use.
8
Keep the cutting attachment below waist level.
Basic safety rules
9
Switch off the engine before moving to another area. Fit
the transport guard before carrying or transporting the
equipment any distance.
1
Look around you:
10 Never put the machine down with the engine running
unless you have it in clear sight.
•
To ensure that people, animals or other things cannot
affect your control of the machine.
The ABC of clearing
•
To ensure that people, animals, etc., do not come into
contact with the cutting attachment or loose objects that
are thrown out by the cutting attachment.
•
Always use the correct equipment.
•
Make sure the equipment is well adjusted.
CAUTION! Do not use the machine unless you are able to
call for help in the event of an accident.
•
Follow the safety precautions.
•
Organise your work carefully.
Inspect the working area. Remove all loose objects, such
as stones, broken glass, nails, steel wire, string, etc. that
could be thrown out or become wrapped around the
cutting attachment.
•
Always use full throttle when starting to cut with the blade.
•
Always use sharp blades.
•
Avoid stones.
Do not use the machine in bad weather, such as dense
fog, heavy rain, strong wind, intense cold, etc. Working in
bad weather is tiring and often brings added risks, such as
icy ground, unpredictable felling direction, etc.
•
Control the felling direction (take advantage of the wind).
•
2
3
4
Make sure you can move and stand safely. Check the area
around you for possible obstacles (roots, rocks, branches,
ditches, etc.) in case you have to move suddenly. Take
great care when working on sloping ground.
!
WARNING! Neither the operator of the
machine nor anyone else may attempt to
remove the cut material while the engine is
running or the cutting equipment is rotating,
as this can result in serious injury.
Stop the engine and cutting equipment
before you remove material that has wound
around the blade shaft as otherwise there is
a risk of injury. The bevel gear can get hot
during use and may remain so for a while
afterwards. You could get burnt if you touch
it.
5
Take great care when cutting a tree that is under tension.
A tree that is under tension may spring back to its normal
position before or after being cut. If you position yourself
incorrectly or make the cut in the wrong place the tree may
hit you or the machine and cause you to lose control. Both
situations can cause serious personal injury.
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!
WARNING! Watch out for thrown objects.
Always wear approved eye protection. Never
lean over the cutting attachment guard.
Stones, rubbish, etc. can be thrown up into
the eyes causing blindness or serious injury.
Keep unauthorised persons at a distance.
Children, animals, onlookers and helpers
should be kept outside the safety zone of 15
m. Stop the machine immediately if anyone
approaches. Never swing the machine
around without first checking behind you to
make sure no-one is within the safety zone.
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!
WARNING! Sometimes branches or grass
get caught between the guard and cutting
attachment. Always stop the engine before
cleaning.
•
You should plan the strip so that you avoid going over
ditches or other obstacles on the ground. You should also
orient the strip to take advantage of wind conditions, so
that cleared stems fall in the cleared area of the stand.
Working methods
!
WARNING! Machines fitted with saw blades
or grass blades can be thrown violently to
the side when the blade comes into contact
with a fixed object. This is called blade
thrust. A blade thrust can be violent enough
to cause the machine and/or operator to be
propelled in any direction, and possibly lose
control of the machine. Blade thrust can
occur without warning if the machine snags,
stalls or binds. Blade thrust is more likely to
occur in areas where it is difficult to see the
material being cut.
Forestry clearing using a saw blade
•
The risk of blade thrust increases with increasing stem
size. You should therefore avoid cutting with the area of
the blade between 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock.
•
To fell to the left, the bottom of the tree should be pushed
to the right. Tilt the blade and bring it diagonally down to
the right, exerting firm pressure. At the same time push
the stem using the blade guard. Cut with the area of the
blade between 3 o’clock and 5 o’clock. Apply full throttle
before advancing the blade.
•
To fell to the right, the bottom of the tree should be pushed
to the left. Tilt the blade and bring it diagonally up to the
right. Cut with the area of the blade between 3 o’clock and
5 o’clock so that the direction of rotation of the blade
pushes the bottom of the tree to the left.
Avoid cutting with the area of the blade
between the 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock
positions. Because of the speed of rotation
of the blade, blade thrust can occur if you
attempt to cut thick stems with this area of
the blade.
•
Before you start clearing, check the clearing area, the
type of terrain, the slope of the ground, whether there are
stones, hollows etc.
•
Start at whichever end of the area is easiest, and clear an
open space from which to work.
•
Work systematically to and fro across the area, clearing a
width of around 4-5 m on each pass. This exploits the full
reach of the machine in both directions and gives the
operator a convenient and varied working area to work in.
•
Clear a strip around 75 m long. Move your fuel can as
work progresses.
•
On sloping ground you should work along the slope. It is
much easier to work along a slope than it is to work up and
down it.
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WORKING TECHNIQUES
•
To fell a tree forwards, the bottom of the tree should be
pulled backwards. Pull the blade backwards with a quick,
firm movement.
•
Large stems must be cut from two sides. First determine
which direction the stem will fall. Make the first cut on the
felling side. Then finish cutting the stem from the other
side. Adjust the cutting pressure to match the size of the
stem and the hardness of the wood. Small stems require
more pressure, while large stems require less pressure.
•
If the stems are tightly packed, adapt your walking pace to
suit.
•
If the blade jams in a stem, never jerk the machine free. If
you do this the blade, bevel gear, shaft or handlebar may
be damaged. Release the handles, grip the shaft with
both hands and gently pull the machine free.
Brush cutting with a saw blade
•
Thin stems and brush are mown down. Work with a
sawing movement, swinging sideways.
•
Try to cut several stems in a single sawing movement.
•
With groups of hardwood stems, first clear around the
group. Start by cutting the stems high up around the
outside of the group to avoid jamming. Then cut the stems
to the required height. Now try to reach in with the blade
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and cut from the centre of the group. If it is still difficult to
gain access, cut the stems high up and let them fall. This
will reduce the risk of jamming.
Grass clearing using a grass blade
•
Grass blades and grass cutters must not be used on
woody stems.
•
A grass blade is used for all types of tall or coarse grass.
•
The grass is cut down with a sideways, swinging
movement, where the movement from right-to-left is the
clearing stroke and the movement from left-to-right is the
return stroke. Let the left-hand side of the blade (between
8 and 12 o’clock) do the cutting.
•
If the blade is angled to the left when clearing grass, the
grass will collect in a line, which makes it easier to collect,
e.g. by raking.
•
Try to work rhythmically. Stand firmly with your feet apart.
Move forward after the return stroke and stand firmly
again.
•
Let the support cup rest lightly against the ground. It is
used to protect the blade from hitting the ground.
•
Reduce the risk of material wrapping around the blade by
following these instructions:
•
1
Always work at full throttle.
2
Avoid the previously cut material during the return
stroke.
Stop the engine, unclip the harness and place the
machine on the ground before you start to collect the cut
material.
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Grass trimming with a trimmer head
Sweeping
•
The fan effect of the rotating cord can be used for quick
and easy clearing up. Hold the cord parallel to and above
the area to be swept and move the tool to and fro.
•
When cutting and sweeping you should use full throttle to
obtain the best results.
Trimming
•
Hold the trimmer head just above the ground at an angle.
It is the end of the cord that does the work. Let the cord
work at its own pace. Never press the cord into the area
to be cut.
•
The cord can easily remove grass and weeds up against
walls, fences, trees and borders, however it can also
damage sensitive bark on trees and bushes, and damage
fence posts.
•
Reduce the risk of damaging plants by shortening the
cord to 10-12 cm and reducing the engine speed.
Clearing
•
The clearing technique removes all unwanted vegetation.
Keep the trimmer head just above the ground and tilt it. Let
the end of the cord strike the ground around trees, posts,
statues and the like. CAUTION! This technique increases
the wear on the cord.
•
The cord wears quicker and must be fed forward more
often when working against stones, brick, concrete, metal
fences, etc., than when coming into contact with trees and
wooden fences.
•
When trimming and clearing you should use less than full
throttle so that the cord lasts longer and to reduce the
wear on the trimmer head.
Cutting
•
The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to
reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel
to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer
head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and
damage the tool.
•
Do not allow the trimmer head to constantly come into
contact with the ground during normal cutting. Constant
contact of this type can cause damage and wear to the
trimmer head.
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MAINTENANCE
Carburetor
Adjustment of the idle speed
Before any adjustments are made, make sure that the air filter
is clean and the air filter cover is fitted.
Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is
necessary to readjust. First turn the idle adjustment screw T
clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate. Then
turn the screw anticlockwise until the cutting attachment
stops. The idle speed is correctly adjusted when the engine
will run smoothly in every position. The idle speed should also
be well below the speed at which the cutting attachment starts
to rotate.
4
If the start throttle speed is too high, turn the adjuster
screw A anticlockwise until the cutting attachment stops.
Then turn adjuster screw A clockwise a further 1/2 turn.
!
WARNING! If the idle speed cannot be
adjusted so that the cutting attachment
stops, contact your dealer/service
workshop. Do not use the machine until it
has been correctly adjusted or repaired.
Muffler
CAUTION! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic
converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether your
machine is fitted with a catalytic converter.
The muffler is designed to reduce the noise level and to direct
the exhaust gases away from the operator. The exhaust
gases are hot and can contain sparks, which may cause fire
if directed against dry and combustible material.
Recommended idle speed: See the Technical data section.
!
WARNING! If the idle speed
cannot be adjusted so that the
cutting attachment stops,
contact your dealer/service
workshop. Do not use the
machine until it has been
correctly adjusted or repaired.
Adjusting the start throttle speed
The correct start throttle speed is set by means of an adjuster
on the rear of the handle next to the cable. Use this screw (4
mm Allen screw) to increase or decrease the start throttle
speed.
Some mufflers are equipped with a special spark arrestor
screen. If your machine has this type of muffler, you should
clean the screen at least once a week. This is best done with
a wire brush. On mufflers without a catalytic converter the
screen should be cleaned weekly, or replaced if necessary.
On mufflers fitted with a catalytic converter the screen should
be checked, and if necessary cleaned, monthly. If the screen
is damaged it should be replaced. If the screen is
frequently blocked, this can be a sign that the performance of
the catalytic converter is impaired. Contact your dealer to
inspect the muffler. A blocked screen will cause the machine
to overheat and result in damage to the cylinder and piston.
5 mm
Proceed as follows:
1
Run the machine at idle.
2
Press the start throttle lock as described under the
heading Starting and stopping.
3
If the start throttle speed is too low (below 4000 rpm), turn
the adjuster screw A clockwise until the cutting
attachment starts to rotate. Then turn A clockwise a
further 1/2 turn.
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CAUTION! Never use a machine with a defective muffler.
!
WARNING! Mufflers fitted with catalytic
converters get very hot during use and
remain so for some time after stopping. This
also applies at idle speed. Contact can result
in burns to the skin. Remember the risk of
fire!
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Cooling system
•
Excessive fuel consumption.
To keep the working temperature as low as possible the
machine is equipped with a cooling system.
4
3
2
Clean the filter every 25 hours, or more regularly if conditions
are exceptionally dusty.
Cleaning the air filter
Remove the air filter cover and take out the filter. Wash it
clean in warm, soapy water. Ensure that the filter is dry before
refitting it.
1
The cooling system consists of:
1
Air intake on the starter.
2
Fins on the flywheel.
3
Cooling fins on the cylinder.
4
Cylinder cover (directs cold air over the cylinder).
Clean the cooling system with a brush once a week, more
often in demanding conditions. A dirty or blocked cooling
system results in the machine overheating which causes
damage to the piston and cylinder.
Bevel gear
The bevel gear is filled with the right quantity of grease at the
factory. However, before using the machine you should check
that the bevel gear is filled three-quarters full with grease. Use
HUSQVARNA special grease.
An air filter that has been in use for a long time cannot be
cleaned completely. The filter must therefore be replaced with
a new one at regular intervals. A damaged air filter must
always be replaced.
If the machine is used in dusty conditions the air filter should
be soaked in oil. See instructions under the heading Oiling the
air filter.
Oiling the air filter
Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The
filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through
the filter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
Put the filter in a plastic bag and pour the filter oil over it.
Knead the plastic bag to distribute the oil. Squeeze the
excess oil out of the filter inside the plastic bag and pour off
the excess before fitting the filter to the machine. Never use
common engine oil. This would drain through the filter quite
quickly and collect in the bottom.
The grease in the bevel gear does not normally need to be
changed except if repairs are carried out.
Air filter
The air filter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dirt
in order to avoid:
•
Carburettor malfunctions
•
Starting problems
•
Loss of engine power
•
Unnecessary wear to engine parts
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Two-piece shaft (325RDx)
The drive shaft end in the lower shaft should be lubricated
with grease every 30 hours. There is a risk that the drive shaft
ends (splined coupling) on models with two-piece shafts will
seize if they are not lubricated regularly.
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MAINTENANCE
Spark plug
The spark plug condition is influenced by:
•
Incorrect carburetor adjustment.
•
An incorrect fuel mixture (too much or incorrect type of
oil).
•
A dirty air filter.
These factors cause deposits on the spark plug electrodes,
which may result in operating problems and starting
difficulties.
If the machine is low on power, difficult to start or runs poorly
at idle speed: always check the spark plug first before taking
any further action. If the spark plug is dirty, clean it and check
that the electrode gap is 0.020 inch (0.5 mm). The spark plug
should be replaced after about a month in operation or earlier
if necessary.
CAUTION! Always use the recommended spark plug type!
Use of the wrong spark plug can damage the piston/cylinder.
Note:
Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other
brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit
or injury to the operator or others. Your warranty does not
cover damage or liability caused by the use of accessories
and/or attachments not specifically recommended by
HUSQVARNA.
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Maintenance schedule
The following is a list of the maintenance that must be performed on the machine. Most of the items are described in the
Maintenance section. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this manual. More extensive
work must be carried out by an authorised service workshop.
Maintenance
Daily
maintenance
Clean the outside of the machine.
X
Check that the harness is not damaged.
X
Check that the suspension ring is not damaged.
X
Make sure the throttle trigger lock and the throttle function correctly from a
safety point of view.
X
Check that the stop switch works correctly.
X
Check that the handle and handlebar are undamaged and secured
correctly.
X
Check that the cutting attachment does not rotate at idle.
X
Clean the air filter. Replace if necessary.
X
Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the guard if
it has been exposed to impact or is cracked.
X
Check that the blade is correctly centred, is sharp, and is not cracked. An
off-centre blade will cause vibration that could result in damage to the
machine.
X
Check that the trimmer head is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the
trimmer head if necessary.
X
Check that the locking nut of the cutting equipment is tighten correctly.
X
Check that nuts and screws are tight.
X
Check that there are no fuel leaks from the engine, tank or fuel lines.
X
Check that the transport guard for the blade is intact and that it can be
secured correctly.
X
Weekly
maintenance
Check the starter and starter cord.
X
Check that the vibration damping elements are not damaged.
X
Clean the outside of the spark plug. Remove it and check the electrode
gap. Adjust the gap to 0.5 mm (.20”), or replace the spark plug. Check that
the spark plug is fitted with a suppressor.
X
Clean the machine’s cooling system.
X
Clean or replace the spark arrestor screen on the muffler (only applies to
mufflers without a catalytic converter).
X
Clean the outside of the carburettor and the space around it.
X
Check that the bevel gear is filled three-quarters full with lubricant. Fill if
necessary using special grease.
X
Monthly
maintenance
Check the fuel filter from contamination and the fuel hose from cracks or
other defects. Replace if necessary.
X
Check all cables and connections.
X
Check the clutch, clutch springs and the clutch drum for wear. Replace if
necessary by an autorized service workshop.
X
Replace the spark plug. Check that the spark plug is fitted with a
suppressor.
X
Check and clean the spark arrestor screen on the muffler (only applies to
mufflers fitted with a catalytic converter).
X
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical data
Technical data
323R
323R (USA)
Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm3
1,50/24,5
1,50/24,5
Cylinder bore, inch/mm
1,34/34,0
1,34/34,0
Stroke, inch/mm
1,06/27
1,06/27
Idle speed, rpm
2700
2700
Recommended max. fast idle speed, rpm
11000-11700
11000-11700
Speed of output shaft, rpm
8014
8014
Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm
0,9/9000
0,8/9000
Catalytic converter muffler
No
Yes
Speed-regulated ignition system
Yes
Yes
Emissions Durability Period according to California Air
Resources Board, h.
125
125
Engine
Ignition system
Manufacturer/type of ignition system
WalbroMB/SEM AM49 WalbroMB/SEM AM49
Spark plug
Champion RCJ 7Y
Champion RCJ 7Y
Electrode gap, inch/mm
0,02/0,5
0,02/0,5
Manufacturer/type of carburetor
Zama C1Q
Zama C1Q
Fuel tank capacity, US pint/litre
1,06/0,5
1,06/0,5
9,9/4,5
9,9/4,5
Fuel and lubrication system
Weight
Weight without fuel, cutting attachment and guard, Lbs/kg
Sound levels
(see note 1)
Equivalent sound pressure level at the user′s ear, measured
88/97
according to ANSI B175.3-1997, dB(A), min/max:
88/97
Vibration levels
Vibration levels at handles, measured according to
ANSI B175.3-1997, m/s2
At idle, left/right handles, min.:
2,0/2,0
2,0/2,0
At idle, left/right handles, max.:
3,2/2,7
3,2/2,7
At max. speed, left/right handles, min.:
2,2/2,5
2,2/2,5
At max. speed, left/right handles, max.:
6,0/8,5
6,0/8,5
Note 1: Equivalent noise pressure level is calculated as the time-weighted energy total for noise pressure levels under various
working conditions with the following time distribution: 1/2 idle and 1/2 max. speed.
NOTE! Noise pressure at the user’s ear and vibration on the handles are measured with all the machine’s approved cutting
equipment fitted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values.
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical data
325RX
325RDX
Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm3
1,50/24,5
1,50/24,5
Cylinder bore, inch/mm
1,34/34,0
1,34/34,0
Stroke, inch/mm
1,06/27
1,06/27
Idle speed, rpm
2700
2700
Recommended max. fast idle speed, rpm
11000-11700
11000-11700
Speed of output shaft, rpm
8014
8014
Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm
0,9/9000
0,9/9000
Catalytic converter muffler
Yes
Yes
Speed-regulated ignition system
Yes
Yes
Emissions Durability Period according to California Air Resources Board, h.
125
125
Manufacturer/type of ignition system
WalbroMB/SEM
AM49
WalbroMB/SEM
AM49
Spark plug
Champion RCJ 7Y
Champion RCJ 7Y
Electrode gap, inch/mm
0,02/0,5
0,02/0,5
Engine
Ignition system
Fuel and lubrication system
Manufacturer/type of carburetor
Zama C1Q
Zama C1Q
Fuel tank capacity, US pint/litre
1,06/0,5
1,06/0,5
9,9/4,5
10,8/4,9
105/109
105/109
At idle, left/right handles, min.:
1,6/1,4
1,8/1,8
At idle, left/right handles, max.:
2,0/2,6
2,2/2,6
Weight
Weight without fuel, cutting attachment and guard, Lbs/kg
Sound levels
(see note 1)
Equivalent sound pressure level at the user′s ear, measured according to ANSI
B175.3-1997, dB(A), min/max:
Vibration levels
Vibration levels at handles, measured according to ANSI B175.3-1997, m/s2
At max. speed, left/right handles, min.:
2,0/2,4
2,0/2,4
At max. speed, left/right handles, max.:
4,8/4,0
4,8/5,6
Note 1: Equivalent noise pressure level is calculated as the time-weighted energy total for noise pressure levels under various
working conditions with the following time distribution: 1/2 idle and 1/2 max. speed.
NOTE! Noise pressure at the user’s ear and vibration on the handles are measured with all the machine’s approved cutting
equipment fitted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values.
Approved accessories
Type
Cutting attachment guard, Art. no.
Grass 255-4 1" (Ø 255 4-teeth)
503 93 42-02
Grass 255-8 1" (Ø 250 8-teeth)
503 93 42-02
Scarlet 200-22 1" (Ø 200 22 teeth)
537 02 21-01
Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm
Arbor shaft thread M10
Grass blade/grass cutter
Saw blade
Plastic blades
Trimmer head
Support cup
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Tricut Ø 300 mm
503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01
Trimmy Fix
503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01
Superauto II 1"
503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01
S35
503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01
T35
503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01
Fixed
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FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
IMPORTANT: This product is compliant with U.S. EPA Phase
3 regulations for exhaust and evaporative emissions. To
ensure EPA Phase 3 compliance, we recommend using only
genuine Husqvarna brand replacement parts. Use of noncompliant replacement parts is a violation of federal law.
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND
OBLIGATIONS
The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), CARB
(California Air Resources Board), Environment Canada and
Husqvarna Forest & Garden are pleased to explain the
emissions control system’s warranty on your 2015-2016*
small off-road engine. In U.S. and Canada, small off-road
engines must be designed, built, and equipped to meet the
applicable Federal or California stringent anti-smog
standards. Husqvarna Forest & Garden must warrant the
emissions control system on your small off-road engine for
the period of time listed below provided there has been no
abuse, neglect or improper maintenance of your small offroad engine. Your emission control system may include parts
such as the carburetor, fuel-injection system, the ignition
system, catalytic convertor, fuel tanks, fuel lines, fuel caps,
valves, canisters, filters, vapor hoses, clamps, connectors,
and other associated emission-related components. For
engines less than or equal to 80 cc, only the fuel tank is
subject to the evaporative emission control warranty
requirements of this section (California only). Where a
warrantable condition exists, Husqvarna Forest & Garden will
repair your small off-road engine at no cost to you including
diagnosis, parts and labor.
MANUFACTURER′S WARRANTY
COVERAGE
The emissions control system is warranted for two years. If
any emissions-related part on your small off-road engine is
defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna
Forest & Garden.
OWNER′S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES
•
•
•
As the small off-road engine owner, you are responsible
for performance of the required maintenance listed in your
operator’s manual. Husqvarna Forest & Garden
recommends that you retain all receipts covering
maintenance on your small off-road engine, but
Husqvarna Forest & Garden cannot deny warranty solely
for the lack of receipts or your failure to ensure the
performance of all scheduled maintenance.
As the small off-road engine owner, you should however
be aware that Husqvarna Forest & Garden may deny you
warranty coverage if your small off-road engine or a part
has failed due to abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance
or unapproved modifications.
You are responsible for presenting your small off-road
engine to a Husqvarna Forest & Garden distribution
center or service center as soon as the problem exists.
The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable
amount of time, not to exceed 30 days. If you have any
questions regarding your warranty coverage, you should
contact Husqvarna Forest & Garden in USA at 1-800487-5951, in CANADA at 1-800-805-5523 or send e-mail
correspondence to emissions@husqvarnagroup.com
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WARRANTY COMMENCEMENT DATE
The warranty period begins on the date the engine or
equipment is delivered to an ultimate purchaser.
LENGTH OF COVERAGE
Husqvarna Forest & Garden warrants to the ultimate
purchaser and each subsequent owner that the engine or
equipment is designed, built, and equipped so as to conform
with all applicable regulations adopted by EPA and CARB,
and is free from defects in materials and workmanship that
causes the failure of a warranted part for a period of two
years.
WHAT IS COVERED
REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS Repair or
replacement of any warranted part under the warranty must
be performed at no charge to the owner at a warranty station.
Warranty services or repairs will be provided at all Husqvarna
Forest & Garden distribution centers that are franchised to
service the subject engines. Throughout the emissions
warranty period of two years, Husqvarna Forest & Garden
must maintain a supply of warranted parts sufficient to meet
the expected demand for such parts.
WARRANTY PERIOD Any warranted part that is scheduled
for replacement as required in the maintenance schedule, is
warranted for the period of time prior to the first scheduled
replacement point for that part. If the part fails prior to the first
scheduled replacement, the part will be repaired or replaced
by Husqvarna Forest & Garden at no cost. Any such part
repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the
remainder of the period prior to the first scheduled
replacement point for the part. Any warranted part that is not
scheduled for replacement as required in the maintenance
schedule, is warranted for two years. If any such part fails
during the period of warranty coverage, it will be repaired and
replaced by Husqvarna Forest & Garden at no cost. Any such
part repaired or replaced under the warranty is warranted for
the remaining warranty period. Any warranted part that is
scheduled only for regular inspection in the maintenance
schedule will be warranted for a period of two years. A
statement in such written instructions to the effect of ”repair or
replace as necessary” will not reduce the period of warranty
coverage. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty
will be warranted for the remaining warranty period.
DIAGNOSIS The owner must not be charged for diagnostic
labor that leads to the determination that a warranted part is
in fact defective, provided that such diagnostic work is
performed at a warranty station.
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES Husqvarna Forest & Garden
is liable for damages to other engine components proximately
caused by a failure under warranty of any warranted part.
EMISSION WARRANTY PARTS LIST
1
Carburetor and internal parts
2
Intake pipe, airfilter holder and carburetor bolts.
3
Airfilter and fuelfilter covered up to maintenance schedule.
4
Spark Plug, covered up to maintenance schedule
5
Ignition Module
6
Fuel tank, line and cap
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FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
WHAT IS NOT COVERED
All failures caused by abuse, neglect or improper
maintenance are not covered.
ADD -ON OR MODIFIED PARTS
Add-on or modified parts that are not exempted by CARB or
EPA may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on
or modified parts will be grounds for disallowing a warranty
claim. Husqvarna Forest & Garden will not be liable to warrant
failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a nonexempted add-on or modified part.
HOW TO FILE A CLAIM
If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and
responsibilities, you should contact your nearest authorized
servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Gardenin USA at
1-800-487-5951, in CANADA at 1-800-805-5523 or send email correspondence to emissions@husqvarnagroup.com.
WHERE TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE
Warranty services or repairs are provided through all
Husqvarna Forest & Garden authorized servicing dealers.
MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND
REPAIR OF EMISSION-RELATED PARTS
Any replacement part may be used in the performance of any
warranty maintenance or repairs and must be provided
without charge to the owner. Such use will not reduce the
warranty obligations of the manufacturer.
MAINTENANCE STATEMENT
The owner is responsible for the performance of all required
maintenance, as defined in the operator’s manual.
*Current and following model year will be updated annually in
the warranty statement provided to the consumer. For
example, in 2012 model year, 2012-2013 will be specified.
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Super Auto II
Super Auto II 1"
1
2
3
4
2,4 mm
.095"
5
4,0 m
13'
~2,0 m
6,5'
6
9
7
15 cm
6"
10
15 cm
6"
8
S35
2
3
2,4-2,7 mm
.095-.106"
1
8,5 m
28'
10 cm
4"
4,2 m
14'
4
5
6
7
8
"Clic"
10
11
15 cm
6"
S35
3
2
2,4-2,7 mm
.095-.106"
1
4,25 m
4,25 m
14'
14'
4
5
15 cm
6"
A
B
15 cm
6"
T35, T35x
2
3
2,4-2,7 mm
.095-.106"
1
8,5 m
28'
10 cm
4"
4,3 m
14'
4
5
6
7
8
"Clic"
15 cm
6"
9
Original instructions
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