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Husqvarna 120i Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
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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 120i 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 Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
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  • Page 7: Key To Symbols

    Environmental marking. Symbols on the product or its packaging indicate that this product cannot be handled as domestic waste. It must instead be submitted to an For customer assistance call: 1-800-487-5951 or visit appropriate recycling station for the – English...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols on the machine: ........7 Symbols on the battery and/or on the battery charger: ..............7 CONTENTS Contents ............... 8 INTRODUCTION Dear customer! ............. 9 WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the chain saw? ......9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS General power tool safety warnings ......
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Front hand guard Congratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna Keypad product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the SavE button construction of a factory on the banks of the Huskvarna Warning indicator River, for production of muskets.
  • Page 10: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS General power tool safety the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while operating power tools warnings may result in serious personal injury. • Use personal protective equipment. Always wear WARNING! Read all safety warnings and eye protection.
  • Page 11 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly clothing will reduce personal injury by flying debris or maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are accidental contact with the saw chain. less likely to bind and are easier to control. •...
  • Page 12: Before Using A New Chain Saw

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Maintain a firm grip, with thumbs and fingers WARNING! Long term inhalation of chain encircling the chain saw handles, with both hands oil mist and dust from sawdust can on the saw and position your body and arm to represent a health risk.
  • Page 13: Important

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Work is constantly in progress to improve the design and technology - improvements that increase your safety and efficiency. Visit your dealer regularly to see whether you IMPORTANT! can benefit from new features that have been introduced. This chain saw for forest service is designed for forest Personal protective equipment work such as felling, limbing and cutting.
  • Page 14 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Keypad • If the kickback is less violent or the kickback zone of the bar is closer to you the chain brake is designed to Make sure the machine is switched on or off when the be activated manually by the movement of your left activate/deactivate button (1) is pressed and held (>1 hand.
  • Page 15: Battery And Battery Charger

    Protect the battery from rain and wet conditions. symptoms may be increased in cold Battery charger safety temperatures. Only use Chargers, Husqvarna QC, for charging the Battery and battery charger Husqvarna replacement batteries, BLi. This section describes the battery and battery charger WARNING! Minimise the risk of electric safety for your battery product.
  • Page 16: Cutting Equipment

    General rules Husqvarna. See instructions under the heading Technical Data for a list of replacement bar and chain combinations • Only use cutting equipment recommended by us! we recommend.
  • Page 17 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Saw chain one side first, then turn the chain saw and file the teeth on the other side. (Figure 20) • Chain pitch (inches) (Figure 14) • File all the teeth to the same length. When the length •...
  • Page 18 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Release the knob by folding it out until it snaps open. Aim the tip of the bar at a light coloured surface about (Figure 28) 20 cm (8 inches) away. After 1 minute running at 3/4 throttle you should see a distinct line of oil on the light •...
  • Page 19 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING! Most chain saw accidents happen when the chain touches the operator. Wear personal protective equipment. See instructions under the heading ”Personal protective equipment”. Do not tackle any job that you feel you are not adequately trained for. See instructions under the headings Personal protective equipment, How to avoid kickback, Cutting equipment and...
  • Page 20: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the bar and chain WARNING! Always remove the battery before any assembly, maintenance and/ or checking is done on the machine. Always wear gloves, when working with the chain. • Check that the chain brake is in disengaged position by moving the front hand guard towards the front handle.
  • Page 21: Battery Handling

    BATTERY HANDLING Battery started whatever the battery’s charge level is. (Figure 53) A fully charged battery will not lose its charge even when The display shows the battery capacity and if there are the battery is left in the charger. any problems with the battery.
  • Page 22: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping WARNING! Note the following before starting: Never start a chain saw unless the bar, chain and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the drive sprocket can come loose and cause personal injuries. Make sure you have a secure footing and that the chain cannot touch anything.
  • Page 23: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Before use: (Figure 62) CAUTION! Follow the instructions above, but do not use a chain saw in a situation where you cannot call for help in Check that the chain brake works correctly and is not case of an accident. damaged.
  • Page 24 WORKING TECHNIQUES Lack of concentration can lead to kickback if the • Cutting from below = Cutting with pushing chain. kickback zone of the bar accidentally touches a Cutting with a pushing chain increases the risk of branch, nearby tree or some other object. kickback.
  • Page 25 WORKING TECHNIQUES Cutting/bucking The aim is to fell the tree in a position where you can limb and cross-cut the log as easily as possible. You want it to fall in a location where you can stand and move about WARNING! Never attempt to cut logs safely.
  • Page 26: How To Avoid Kickback

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Felling Freeing a tree that has fallen badly Freeing a ”trapped tree” WARNING! Unless you have special training we advise you not to fell trees It is very dangerous to remove a trapped tree and there is with a diameter larger than the bar length high accident risk.
  • Page 27 WORKING TECHNIQUES Kickback always occurs in the cutting plane of the bar. Normally the chain saw and bar are thrown backwards and upwards towards the user. However, the chain saw may move in a different direction depending on the way it was being used when the kickback zone of the bar touched the object.
  • Page 28: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE General Power trigger lockout • Make sure that the power trigger is locked at the idle The user must only carry out the maintenance and setting when the power trigger lockout is released. service work described in this manual. More extensive (Figure 102) work must be carried out by an authorized service workshop.
  • Page 29: 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 Maintenance Weekly maintenance Monthly maintenance Check the connections between the File off any burrs from the edges of battery and the machine and also Clean the outside of the machine.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Troubleshooting schedule Keypad Possible fault codes on the chain saw keypad. Keypad Possible faults Possible action Pull back the front hand guard to release Chain brake engaged. the chain brake. Temperature deviation. Allow the machine to cool down. Overload. Cutting attachment The cutting attachment is jammed.
  • Page 31: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Model designation 120i Platform CS100UL Motor Type BLDC (brushless) 36V Features Battery runtime, min, (free run) with SavE activated Lubrication system Type of oil pump Automatic Oil tank capacity, US pint/litre 0.42/0,20 Weight Chain saw without battery, bar and chain, empty chain oil tank, lb/kg 6.6/3.0...
  • Page 32: Recommended Cutting Equipment For Canada

    Chain saw model Husqvarna 120i met the kickback performance requirements of ANSI B175.1-2012 when tested with the combinations of bars and saw chains listed below. The saw chain Husqvarna H38 is also classified as a low kickback saw chain since it met the requirements for low kickback saw chain outlined in ANSI B175.1-2012. We recommend to use only the listed combinations of bars and chains for chain saw model Husqvarna 120i.
  • Page 33: American Standard Safety Precautions

    AMERICAN STANDARD SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Safety precautions for chain saw Use safety footwear; snug-fitting clothing, protective gloves, and eye, hearing and head protection devices. users Use caution when handling fuel. Move the chain saw at least 10 feet (3 m) from the fueling point before starting (ANSI B175.1-2012 Annex C) the engine.
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