Honda HHB25 Owner's Manual

Honda HHB25 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Honda HHB25 OWNER’S MANUAL Original instructions MANUEL DE L’UTILISATEUR Notice originale BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG Originalbetriebsanleitung MANUAL DE EXPLICACIONES Manual original...
  • Page 2 This manual covers the operation and maintenance of the Honda Handy Blower HHB25. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission.
  • Page 3 Disposal To protect the environment, do not dispose of this product, battery, engine oil, etc. carelessly by leaving them in the waste. Observe the local laws and regulations or consult your authorized Honda dealer for disposal.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS 1. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...............4 2. SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS...............10 Safety Label Locations ................10 CE Mark and Noise Label Locations...........12 Serial Number Location ..............13 3. COMPONENT IDENTIFICATIONS ............14 4. CONTROLS...................16 Engine switch..................16 Recoil starter ..................16 Priming pump ..................17 Choke lever...................17 Throttle lever..................18 Throttle cruise control lever..............18 5.
  • Page 5 Fuel filter service..................47 Fuel tank cleaning................49 10. STORAGE ...................50 11. TRANSPORTING................52 12. TROUBLESHOOTING ................53 13. SPECIFICATIONS................54 14. INSTALLATION OF KIT PARTS (EWT type)........56 MAJOR Honda DISTRIBUTOR ADDRESSES ....Inside back cover “EC Declaration of Conformity” CONTENT OUTLINE ... Inside back cover...
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    1. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To ensure safe operation For your safety and safety of others, pay special attention to these precautions: Operator Responsibility • Any part from the machine is a potential source of danger if the machine is used in abnormal conditions or if the maintenance is not done correctly.
  • Page 7 To ensure safe operation Operator Responsibility • While operating the handy blower, always wear following protective clothing and protective devices. – Protective clothing Wear adequate clothes with long sleeves and long pants. The clothes must fit your body and button up or zip up the clothes securely.
  • Page 8 To ensure safe operation Operator Responsibility * Dust mask We recommend that you wear the dust mask if you suffer from the allergic rhinitis, e.g. pollinosis, etc. The dust mask is available at a pharmacy and it is helpful for reducing the amount of pollens you breathe.
  • Page 9 • Do not use the handy blower with worn or damaged parts. Parts must be replaced, or repaired. Replace worn or damaged parts with Honda genuine parts. Non equivalent quality parts may damage the machine and be prejudicial to your safety.
  • Page 10 To ensure safe operation Operator Responsibility • Injury caused by vibration and cold: You may feel the prickling or burning pain in your fingers, and the fingers may lose color and feeling depending on your constitution. It is believed that these symptoms are brought by vibration and/or exposure to cold.
  • Page 11 To ensure safe operation Fire and Burn Hazard Gasoline is extremely flammable, and gasoline vapor can explode. Use extreme care when handling gasoline. Keep gasoline out of reach of children. • Store fuel in containers specifically designed for this purpose. •...
  • Page 12: Safety Label Locations

    Their meanings are explained on page These decals are considered as a part of the handy blower. Should one become detached or unreadable, contact your Honda dealer for its replacement. READ OWNER’S MANUAL READ OWNER’S...
  • Page 13 • Honda handy blower is designed to give safe and dependable service if operated according to instructions. Read and understand the Owner’s Manual before operating the handy blower. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or equipment damage.
  • Page 14: Ce Mark And Noise Label Locations

    CE Mark and Noise Label Locations NOISE LABEL NOISE LABEL (UT TYPE) (ET TYPE) CE MARK (ET TYPE) 1. Name and address of manufacturer 2. Name and address of authorized representative and importer 3. Model 4. Year of manufacture Name and address of manufacturer, authorized representative and importer are written in the "EC Declaration of Conformity"...
  • Page 15: Serial Number Location

    Serial Number Location FRAME SERIAL ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER NUMBER Record the frame serial number and engine serial number in the space below. You will need these numbers when ordering parts. Frame serial number: _____________________________________________ Engine serial number:_____________________________________________...
  • Page 16: Component Identifications

  • Page 18: Controls

    4. CONTROLS Engine switch The engine switch enables and disables the ignition system. The engine switch must be in the ON position for the engine to run and to start the blower. Turning the engine switch to the OFF position stops the blower and engine.
  • Page 19: Priming Pump

    Priming pump Pressing the priming pump feeds the fuel from the fuel tank to the carburetor. This procedure is necessary for starting the engine. PRIMING PUMP Choke lever The choke lever opens and closes the choke valve in the carburetor. The CLOSED position enriches the fuel mixture for starting a cold engine.
  • Page 20: Throttle Lever

    Throttle lever The throttle lever controls the engine speed. Operate the throttle lever to run the blower. FAST THROTTLE LEVER SLOW Throttle cruise control lever The throttle cruise control lever holds the engine speed at high speed by squeezing the throttle lever when the engine is running and moving the throttle cruise control lever at the FAST position.
  • Page 21: Pre-Operation Checks

    5. PRE-OPERATION CHECKS For safe and efficient blowing, always make a pre-operation inspection before operating. Perform a pre-operation inspection on firm, level surface with the engine stopped and spark plug cap removed from the spark plug. Check the engine oil level CAUTION: Running the engine with insufficient oil can cause serious engine damage.
  • Page 22 Recommended oil: Use 4-stroke motor oil that meets or exceeds the requirements for API service classification SE or later (or equivalent). Always check the API service label on the oil container to be sure it includes the letters SE or later (or equivalent).
  • Page 23: Check The Fuel Level

    Check the fuel level Use automotive unleaded gasoline with a Research Octane Number of 91 or higher (a Pump Octane Number of 86 or higher). Never use stale or contaminated gasoline or an oil/gasoline mixture. Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank. •...
  • Page 24 1. Check the fuel level visually from outside of the fuel tank while keeping the fuel filler neck upright. 2. If the fuel level is low, refuel the fuel tank up to the level as specified. Remove the fuel tank cap gradually to release a pressured air in the fuel tank.
  • Page 25 Gasoline containing alcohol If you decide to use a gasoline containing alcohol (gasohol), be sure its octane rating is at least as high as that recommended by Honda. There are two types of “gasohol”: one containing ethanol, and the other containing methanol.
  • Page 26: Check The Air Cleaner Elements

    Check the air cleaner elements CAUTION: Never run the engine without air cleaner; rapid engine wear will result. 1. Move the choke lever to the full closed position. 2. Open the air cleaner cover by pushing the right side tabs of the air cleaner cover.
  • Page 27: Check The Self-Tapping Screws

    1. Check the self-tapping screws for looseness. Tighten them securely if necessary. 2. Check the handle for looseness and tighten it securely if necessary. Check the handle mounting rubber for damage and replace if necessary. Consult your authorized Honda dealer for replacement. SELF-TAPPING SCREWS FAN COVER...
  • Page 28: Starting The Engine

    6. STARTING THE ENGINE • Exhaust gas contains poisonous carbon monoxide. Never run the engine in an enclosed area. Be sure to provide adequate ventilation. • Start the engine in a place away from the people, pets, and surrounding buildings. Be sure there are no obstacles in the working area.
  • Page 29 3. Press the priming pump several times until a flow in the fuel return tube (transparent tube) is visually noticed. PRIMING PUMP FUEL RETURN TUBE (TRANSPARENT TUBE) 4. Hold the handy blower by the handle securely. Pull the starter grip lightly until you feel resistance, then pull briskly in the direction of the arrow as show below.
  • Page 30 5. If the choke lever has been moved to the CLOSED position to stat the engine, gradually move it to the OPEN position as the engine warms up. CHOKE LEVER OPEN Hot Restart If the engine is operated at higher ambient temperatures then turned off and allowed to sit for a short time, it may not restart on the first pull.
  • Page 31: Blower Operation

    If you notice any abnormal sound, smell, vibration or other unusual signs, stop the engine immediately and consult your authorized Honda dealer. • To reduce the risk of injury from contacting with rotating parts, stop the engine before installing or removing any attachments.
  • Page 32 THROTTLE LEVER CAUTION: If you notice any abnormal rotation of the handy blower, consult your authorized Honda dealer to have it check or repair your handy blower. 2. Hold the handy blower with your right or left hand. Blow the dead leaves, etc.
  • Page 33 CAUTION: When operating the handy blower with your left hand, do not hold it in the position shown (i.e. exhaust port close to or in contact with your body). You can get burned with the heat of the exhaust air. EXHAUST PORT •...
  • Page 34 How to use the nozzle This handy blower is designed to be applicable to various cleaning work by using the fan nozzle or round nozzle (optional part). • The fan nozzle produces wide and strong airflow. You can control application of this airflow to the working area very precisely. This fan nozzle is excellent to blow the flat surface for collection of sawdust, leaves, cut grass, etc.
  • Page 35 Like cleaning the terrace and entrance by spraying water with a hose, this handy blower is designed to be very good to collect the grass, debris, etc. adequately on the lawn and yard. Nozzle shape Two types of the nozzle in shape are available as shown. FAN TYPE ROUND TYPE (STANDARD TYPE)
  • Page 36: Stopping The Engine

    8. STOPPING THE ENGINE In an emergency: Turn the engine switch OFF . Normal stop: 1. Release the throttle lever and move the throttle cruise control lever to the SLOW position. SLOW THROTTLE CRUISE SLOW CONTROL LEVER THROTTLE LEVER 2. Turn the engine switch to the OFF position. ENGINE SWITCH...
  • Page 37: Maintenance

    • The handy blower should be serviced by an authorized Honda dealer untess the owner has proper tools and service data and feels he is mechanically qualified.
  • Page 38: Maintenance Schedule

    Maintenance schedule REGULAR SERVICE PERIOD (3) First Every 3 Every 6 Every Perform at every indicated Every Refer Each month month month 2 years month or operating hour interval, year or s or s or whichever comes first. 100 hrs. page 10 hrs.
  • Page 39: Tool Kit

    Tool kit The tools supplied are necessary for performing some periodic maintenance, simple adjustments and repairs. Store the tools in the designated place. SPARK PLUG WRENCH BAR (used to turn a spark plug wrench)
  • Page 40: Engine Oil Change

    Engine oil change CAUTION: If the engine has been running, the engine, muffler and the engine oil are very hot and they remain hot for a while after stopping the engine. To protect you from burn, wait until they cool down before starting the oil change.
  • Page 41 Do not throw it in the trash or pour it on the ground. If you are not sure of the disposal, consult your authorized Honda dealer. • The engine oil deteriorates naturally. Check and change the oil regularly.
  • Page 42: Air Cleaner Service

    Air cleaner service A dirty air cleaner will restrict airflow to the carburetor. To prevent carburetor malfunction, service the air cleaner regularly. Service more frequently when operating the handy blower in extremely dusty areas. Never use gasoline or low flash point solvents for cleaning the air cleaner element.
  • Page 43 5. Clean inside the air cleaner cover and air cleaner housing with a moistened cloth. 6. Reinstall the air cleaner element (foam element) and the air cleaner cover securely. LEFT SIDE TABS AIR CLEANER COVER RIGHT AIR CLEANER AIR CLEANER SIDE TABS HOUSING ELEMENT...
  • Page 44: Spark Plug Service

    Spark plug service Recommended spark plug: CMR5H (NGK) To ensure proper engine operation, the spark plug must be properly gapped and free of deposits. If the engine has been running, the spark plug and muffler are very hot. Be careful not to touch the spark plug and muffler. CAUTION: Never use a spark plug of incorrect heat range.
  • Page 45 4. Measure the plug gap with a feeler gauge. The gap should be 0.6 – 0.7 mm (0.024 – 0.028 in). Correct as necessary by carefully bending the side electrode. SIDE ELECTRODE 0.6 - 0.7 mm (0.024 - 0.028 in) SEALING WASHER 5.
  • Page 46: Throttle Cable Inspection And Adjustment

    Throttle cable inspection and adjustment Check the throttle cable free play and adjust if necessary. <Adjustment> 1. Insert a rod or equivalent material under the handle. Raise the handy blower off the ground by lifting the rod up. HANDY BLOWER NOTE: The handle of this handy blower features the vibration-proof structure.
  • Page 47 The handy blower should turn at high speed when the throttle lever is squeezed, and it should turn at low speed when the lever is released. 5. If adjustment cannot be made properly, consult your authorized Honda dealer.
  • Page 48: Engine Cooling Fins Inspection

    Engine cooling fins inspection Inspect the cooling fins visually through the cover. If there are dry grass, leaves and mud clogged, consult your authorized Honda power equipment dealer for cleaning it. COOLING FINS (Inside the cover)
  • Page 49: Fuel Filter Service

    Fuel filter service Note that the clogged fuel filter can cause poor engine performance. Gasoline is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. You can be burned or seriously injured when handling fuel. Observe the following when servicing the fuel tank strainer.
  • Page 50 3. Pull out the fuel filter with the mechanic’s wire from the fuel filler neck gently. 4. Check the fuel filter for contamination. If the fuel filter is dirty, wash it gently with non-flammable or high flash point solvent. If the fuel filter is excessively dirty, replace it.
  • Page 51: Fuel Tank Cleaning

    Fuel tank cleaning Water and dust, dirt or foreign material in the fuel tank cause a poor engine performance. Gasoline is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. You can be burned or seriously injured when handling fuel. Observe the following when cleaning the fuel tank. •...
  • Page 52: Storage

    10. STORAGE Proper storage preparation is essential for keeping your handy blower trouble free and looking good. The following steps will help to keep rust and corrosion from impairing your handy blower. CAUTION: • If the handy blower has been running, the engine is very hot; allow it to cool before proceeding.
  • Page 53 c. Press the priming pump several times until all fuel left in the fuel return tube is returned into the fuel tank. PRIMING PUMP FUEL RETURN TUBE (TRANSPARENT TUBE) d. Tip the engine toward the fuel filler neck again to drain the fuel left in the fuel tank into the container.
  • Page 54: Transporting

    11. TRANSPORTING Gasoline is extremely flammable and explosive under certain conditions. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area. If the handy blower has been used, allow it to cool for at least 15 minutes before loading on the transporting vehicle. A hot engine and exhaust system can burn you and can ignite some material.
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    3. Is gasoline reaching the carburetor? To check, press the priming pump several times (see page 27). 4. Is the spark plug in good condition (see page 42)? 5. If the engine still does not start, take the handy blower to an authorized Honda dealer.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    13. SPECIFICATIONS Model HHB25 Power product description code UBAJ Frame Overall length Body only 335 mm (13.2 in) With tube and nozzle 965 mm (38.0 in) Overall width 265 mm (10.4 in) Overall height 370 mm (14.6 in) Dry mass (weight) (Without tube and nozzle) 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs)
  • Page 57 Noise and Vibration Type Sound pressure level at operator’s ears 87 dB (A) — Reference to EN 15503: 2009 Uncertainty 1 dB (A) — Measured sound power level 101 dB (A) — (2000/14/EC, 2005/88/EC) Uncertainty 1 dB (A) — Guaranteed sound power level 102 dB (A) —...
  • Page 58: Installation Of Kit Parts (Ewt Type)

    14. INSTALLATION OF KIT PARTS (EWT type) SAFETY The Importance of Proper Assembly Proper assembly is essential to operator safety and the reliability of the machine. Any error or oversight made by the person assembling and servicing a unit can easily result in faulty operation, damage to the machine, or injury to the operator.
  • Page 59 Important Safety Precautions • Make sure you have a clear understanding of all basic shop safety practices and that you are wearing appropriate clothing and safety equipment. When performing this assembly, be especially careful of the following: Read the instructions before you begin and be sure you have the tools and skills required to perform the tasks safely.
  • Page 61 1. Set the hot air duct on the engine top cover by aligning the groove and locking tabs with the ribs of the engine cover as shown. 2. Tighten the 3.5 x 8 mm self-tapping screw securely. ENGINE COVER GROOVE HOT AIR DUCT LOCKING TABS 3.5 x 8 mm...
  • Page 62 5. Install the hot air tube between the hot air duct and hot air joint as shown. Hot air duct side: Insert the hot air tube until the tube end comes in contact with the stopper. HOT AIR DUCT HOT AIR JOINT HOT AIR TUBE STOPPER Hot air joint side: Insert the hot air tube up to the base.
  • Page 63 NOTE: • Normally use the blower with the hot air tube installed, or it can cause icing. • When the ambient temperature is 10°C (50°F) or above, be sure to remove the hot air tube in the following procedure before operation. Operating the blower with the hot air tube installed can cause overheat of the engine.
  • Page 64 HOT AIR TUBE INSTALLATION 1. Remove the air cleaner cover (see page 24). 2. Install the hot air joint to the air cleaner case. Check that the locking tabs of the hot air joint lock against the ribs of the air cleaner case securely. 3.

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