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Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual 326E X-series Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols WARNING! Edgers can be Always wear approved protective dangerous! Careless or incorrect gloves. 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission Contents ............... 3 control devices and system may be performed by any Note the following before starting: ......3 nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
  • Page 4: 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.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? Blade 14 Air purge Grease filler cap 15 Air filter cover Angle gear 16 Clutch cover Blade guard 17 Handle adjustment Shaft 18 Locking nut Loop handle 19 Support flange Throttle control 20 Drive disc Stop switch 21 Locking knob Throttle lockout...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for edging lawns. An edger can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or fatal injury to the The only accessories you can operate with this engine operator or others.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle setting. 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.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Stop switch Vibration damping system Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when you move the stop switch to the stop setting.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a WARNING! The inside of the muffler significant risk of fire. We therefore fit certain mufflers with contain chemicals that may be a spark arrestor screen. Check whether the muffler on carcinogenic.
  • Page 10 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Locking nut The locking nut secures the cutting attachment on the output shaft. Protect your hand from injury when assembling, use the blade guard as protection when tightening with a socket spanner. When fitting, tighten the nut in the opposite direction to the direction of rotation of the cutting attachment.
  • Page 11: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the loop handle Assembling the cutting equipment WARNING! • Position the handle on the shaft. Note that the handle When fitting the cutting attachment it is must be mounted below the arrow on the shaft. extremely important that the raised section on the drive disc/support flange •...
  • Page 12 ASSEMBLY Fit the locking nut (D). CAUTION! The locking nut has a left-hand thread. Tighten the locking nut to a torque of 35-50 Nm. Remove the locking pin. CAUTION! Do not forget to remove the locking pin before using the machine. 12 –...
  • Page 13: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil long-term storage, if the machine is not under close supervision and when performing all service • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA measures. two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air-cooled two stroke-engines. WARNING! Take care when handling fuel.
  • Page 14: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fueling • 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.
  • Page 15: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping • Check that the support flange is not cracked due to fatigue or due to being tightened too much. Discard WARNING! The complete clutch cover the support flange if it is cracked. and shaft must be fitted before the machine is started, otherwise the clutch can come loose and cause personal...
  • Page 16 STARTING AND STOPPING apply full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the start setting. 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.
  • Page 17: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions • Make sure the blade does not rotate when idling. • Make sure that the handle and safety features are in good working order. Never use a machine that lacks a IMPORTANT! part or has been modified outside its specifications. This section describes the basic safety rules for working •...
  • Page 18 WORKING TECHNIQUES • Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the Safety instructions after completing work machine on the right side of your body. • Make sure the cutting attachment has stopped before cleaning, carrying out repairs or an inspection. Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug.
  • Page 19: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburetor cause fire if directed against dry and combustible material. 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.
  • Page 20: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE Cooling system Spark plug To keep the working temperature as low as possible the The spark plug condition is influenced by: machine is equipped with a cooling system. • Incorrect carburetor adjustment. • An incorrect fuel mixture (too much or incorrect type of oil).
  • Page 21: Angle Gear

    firm grip on the shaft end. Lubricate the entire length of the flexible drive shaft and reinsert it in the hollow drive Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. shaft. Turn the shaft while inserting it so that it correctly The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Edger's Cutting Depth

    Set the desired cutting depth. • Tighten the locking knob. CAUTION! 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.
  • Page 23: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE 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. Daily Weekly Monthly Maintenance maintenance maintenance maintenance Clean the outside of the machine. Make sure the throttle trigger lock and the throttle function correctly from a safety point of view.
  • Page 24: Technical Data Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 326Ex Motor Cylinder displacement, 1,50/24,5 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,34/34 Stroke, inch/mm 1,06/27 Idle speed, rpm 2700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 8300 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 0,9/8400 Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system Emissions Durability Period according to California Air Resources Board, h.
  • Page 25: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    If the part fails prior to the first scheduled replacement, engine is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest by Husqvarna Forest & Garden. & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the OWNER′S WARRANTY...
  • Page 26 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 non-exempted add-on or modified part.
  • Page 28 Original instructions 1155666-95 ´®z+Wbe¶5y¨ ´®z+Wbe¶5y¨ 2014-12-02...

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