SYMBOL EXPLANATION Symbols • Always wear approved protective gloves. WARNING! This machine can be dangerous. Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. • Use anti-slip and stable boots. Read through the Operator‘s Manual carefully and understand the content before using the machine.
CONTENTS Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product List of contents development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice. SYMBOL EXPLANATION Symbols ................2 CONTENTS List of contents ..............3...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment The machine‘s safety equipment IMPORTANT INFORMATION This section describes the machine‘s safety equipment, its function and how checks and maintenance are carried out to • If used incorrectly or carelessly this machine ensure that it operates correctly. (See the chapter “What is can become a dangerous tool that can cause what“...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 4. Muffler 3. Vibration damping system The muffler is designed to give the lowest possible noise Your machine is equipped level and to direct the engine‘s with a vibration damping exhaust fumes away from the system, which is designed operator.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Inspecting, maintaining and 2. Stop switch servicing machine safety equipment • Start the engine and make sure that the engine stops IMPORTANT INFORMATION when the stop switch is moved to the stop • All service and repairs to the machine require position.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 5. Cutting equipment WARNING! This section describes how through correct maintenance and Never use a machine with defective through using the right type of cutting equipment you can: safety equipment. The safety equipment • Obtain maximum cutting capacity. should be maintained as described in this •...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FILE POSITION Saw chain • Saw chain pitch (inches) Spacing between drive links. • Drive link width (mm/ inches). • Number of drive links. ROUND FILE DIA- METER FILE DEPTH Sharpening your chain and adjusting raker clearance WARNING! The risk of kickback is increased with a It is very difficult to sharpen badly sharpened chain!
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS C. General advice on setting raker B. Sharpening clearance cutting tooth To sharpen cutting teeth you • When you sharpen the will need a ROUND FILE cutting teeth you reduce and a FILE GAUGE. the RAKER CLEARANCE (cutting 1.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS D. Adjusting raker clearance 1. Undo the bar nut. • When correction of the 2. Tension the chain by raker clearance is made turning the chain the teeth must be newly tensioning screw sharpened. clockwise using the We recommend that you combination spanner.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS C. Checking chain lubrication Checking wear on cutting equipment A. Saw chain • Check the chain Check the saw chain daily lubrication each time you for: refuel. • Visible cracks in rivets and Aim the tip of the saw at a links.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety instructions Fuel safety • Always use a fuel container IMPORTANT INFORMATION with an anti-spill valve. • The machine is only designed for tree pruning. • The only accessories to be used with the engine • Never fill the machine unit as a drive source are the cutting units we while the engine is recommend in the chapter “Technical data“...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions when using the Protective instructions while working machine • Always ensure you have a safe and firm working WARNING! position. The machine can cause serious injury. Read the safety instructions carefully. • Always use both hands to Learn how to use the machine.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Protective instructions when Observe great care when working close to overhead power work is completed lines. Falling branches can result in short-circuiting. WARNING! • The transport guard should always be fitted to the Observe the applicable safety regulations cuttingequipment when the machine is not in use.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Use the stop at the base of the bar to provide support during cutting. This will help prevent the cutting equipment from jumping on the branch. • Make an initial cut on the underside of the branch before cutting through the branch from above.
WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the machine? 1. Lubricant filler hole 16. Air filter cover 2. Bevel gearbox 17. Clutch cover 3. Chain lubrication adjustment screw (B) 18. Chain guard 4. Chain lubrication locking screw (A) 19. Bar nut 5.
• Open the cap on top of the of the chain fit correctly cutting head. on the drive sprocket and that the chain is in the • Fill with Husqvarna Chain groove on the bar. Oil. Tighten the bar nut finger tight.
ASSEMBLY Assembling and dismantling the two-part shaft (325P5) Assembling: • Make sure the handle is loose. • Guide the cut-out on the lower section of the shaft into the coupling‘s locking plate on the upper section of the shaft. The sections are then locked together.
• Ensure that the fuel is Two-stroke oil well mixed by shaking the • For the best results use container before filling HUSQVARNA two- the tank. Min. 3 m stroke oil, which has been (10 ft) specially developed for clearing saws and chain saws.
START AND STOP Control before starting Stop The engine is stopped by • Inspect the working area. Remove objects that can be switching off the ignition. thrown. • Check the cutting- equipment. Never use blunt, cracked or damaged equipment. • Check that the machine is in full working order.
MAINTENANCE Carburetor Basic setting Your Husqvarna product has been designed and • The carburetor is set to its basic setting when test run at the manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful factory. The basic setting should be kept during the emissions.
MAINTENANCE Correctly adjusted carburetor Final setting of the idling speed T A correctly adjusted carburetor means that the machine Adjust the idling speed with accelerates without hesitation and the machine 4-cycles a little the screw T, if it is necessary at max speed.
MAINTENANCE Muffler Cooling system NOTE! To maintain as low opera- Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See ting temperature as possible “Technical data” to see whether your machine is fitted with a the engine is equipped with catalytic converter. a cooling system.
“Oiling the air filter“. not rotate while idling Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA 5. Clean the air filter. filter oil, order no. 503 47 Replace if necessary. 73-01. The filter oil...
MAINTENANCE Monthly maintenance Weekly maintenance 1. Check the starter, the 1. Clean the fuel tank. starter cord and the return spring. 2. Clean the carburettor and the area surrounding it. 2. Make sure that the vibration damping 3. Clean the fan wheel and elements are not the area around it.
Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the pruning saws Husqvarna 323P4, 325P4 and 325P5 from 2002s serial number and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the type plate with subsequent serial number), are in conformity with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: - of June 22, 1998 ”relating to machinery”...