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Husqvarna 225L, 225LD, 227L, 227LD, 232L, 240L Operator's Manual

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Read through the Operator's manual carefully and
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101 89 80-26


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  • Page 1 225L/LD 227L/LD 232L 240L Operator's manual Read through the Operator‘s manual carefully and understand the content before using the machine. 101 89 80-26...
  • Page 2: Symbol Explanation

    • Use anti-slip and stable boots. • Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting elements, that is trimmer head with trimmer cord. • Only intended for the trimmer head. Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certification requirements for certain markets.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    General safety instructions ... 8 General working instructions ... 9 Basic working techniques ... 9 WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the trimmer? ... 11 ASSEMBLY Assembling the loop handlebar ... 12 Assembly of the trimmer head... 12 Assembling the spray guard and trimmer head Superauto II ...
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment MPORTANT INFORMATION • A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer used incorrectly or carelessly can become a dangerous tool, that can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the content of this manual.
  • Page 5: Maintenance

    • are hot and can contain sparks that can cause fires. Never start the machine indoors or close to inflammable material. 6. Cutting equipment The trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. 7. Locking nut A locking nut is used to...
  • Page 6: Control, Maintenance And Service Of The Machine's Safety Equipment

    Control, maintenance and service of the machine‘s safety equipment IMPORTANT INFORMATION • All service and repairs to the machine require special training. • This applies especially to the machine‘s safety equipment. If the machine does not meet any of the controls listed below you should contact your service workshop.
  • Page 7: Cutting Equipment

    • Make sure the knife positioned on the trimmer guard is intact. This is used to cut the cord to the correct length. • To increase the life of the cord it can be soaked in water for a few days.
  • Page 8: General Safety Instructions

    General safety instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION • The machine is only designed for trimming grass. • The only accessories to be used with the engine unit as a drive source are the cutting units we recommend in the chapter “Technical data“ . •...
  • Page 9: General Working Instructions

    General working instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION • This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with the trimmer. • If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or your service workshop.
  • Page 10 – English SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Trimming • The trimmer is ideal to cut grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting.
  • Page 11: What Is What

    What is what on the trimmer? 1. Trimmer head 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Spray guard 5. Shaft 6. Loop handlebar 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for harness 11. Cylinder cover 12.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    (left-hand thread). • Fit the trimmer head‘s bottom section (K) on the cover (I) by pressing the two sections together with the cut-outs on the bottom section aligned with the catches on the cover.
  • Page 13: Assembling Other Guards And Cutting Equipment

    • Insert the locking pin (C) into the hole to lock the axle. • Screw on the trimmer head (H) in the direction of rotation. • Dismantling takes place in the reverse order. ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    Fuel mixture NOTE! The machine is fitted with a two-stroke engine and must always be run on a mixture of petrol and two-stroke oil. It is important to measure the quantity of oil accurately, to ensure the correct mixture ratio. Small discrepancies in the amount of oil have a great bearing on the proportions of the fuel mixture when mixing small amounts of fuel.
  • Page 15: Start And Stop

    1.5 Nm. The tightening torque of the locking nut should be 35-50 Nm. • Check that the trimmer head and spray guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or spray guard if they are exposed to impact or are cracked.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Carburettor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful emissions. After your unit has been run 8-10 tanks of fuel the engine has broken in. To ensure that your unit is at peak performance and producing the least amount of harmful emissions after break in, have your authorized servicing dealer, who has a revolution counter at his disposal, to adjust your carburettor for optimum operating conditions.
  • Page 17 Final setting of the idling speed T Adjust the idling speed with the screw T, if it is necessary to readjust. First turn the idle speed adjusting screw T clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate/ move. Then turn, counter- clockwise until the cutting attachment stops.
  • Page 18: Muffler

    Muffler NOTE! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See “Technical data” to see whether your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter. The muffler is designed to dampen the noise level and to direct the exhaust fumes away from the user. The exhaust fumes are hot and can contain sparks, which can result in fire if the...
  • Page 19: Spark Plug

    Replace the guards if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. 7.Check that the trimmer head is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the trimmer head if necessary. 8.Check that the locking nut is tight.
  • Page 20: With A Catalytic Converter)

    Weekly maintenance 1. Check the starter, the starter cord and the return spring. 2. Make sure that the vibration damping elements are not damaged. 3. Clean the outside of the spark plug. Remove and check the electrode gap. Adjust the gap to 0.5 mm or change the spark plug.
  • Page 21: Technical Data

    Noise and vibration measurements are made with all the machine’s approved cutting equipment fitted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values. Approved accessories Thread blade shaft M10 Plastic knifes Trimmer head Edger (LD) Hedge trimmer (LD) TECHNICAL DATA 225L/LD 227L/LD 25,4 26,9 2 700...
  • Page 22: 240L

    When idling, left/right handles, max: At max. speed, left/right handles, min: At max. speed, left/right handles, max: Approved accessories Thread blade shaft M10 Plastic knifes Trimmer head Edger (LD) Hedge trimmer (LD) ´*2§"¶6W¨ – English TECHNICAL DATA 240L 36,3 2 700 11 000-11 700...
  • Page 23 EU declaration of conformity (Only applies to Europe) (Directive 89/392/EEC, Annex II, A) We, Husqvarna AB, S-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46 36-146500, declare under sole responsibility that the clearings saws Husqvarna 225L/LD, 227L/LD, 232L/LD and 240L from 1998’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the type plate with subsequent serial number), are in conformity with the following standards or other normative documents following the provisions in the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES: - of June 14 1989 “relating to machinery”...
  • Page 24 ´*2§"¶6W¨ 1998W51...
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