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Safety Instructions For Maintenance - Husqvarna 524LK Operator's Manual

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Cutting equipment
Select correct cutting equipment and do maintenance on
the cutting equipment to:
Get maximum cutting performance.
Increase lifetime of the cutting equipment.
WARNING: Only use cutting attachments
with the guards we recommend! See
Accessories on page 21 . Refer to the
instructions for the cutting attachment to find
the correct way to load the trimmer line and
the correct trimmer line diameter.
WARNING: A defective cutting attachment
may increase the risk of accidents.
WARNING: Always stop the engine before
you do the work on the cutting attachment.
This continues to rotate after you release the
throttle. Make sure that the cutting
attachment has stopped fully and disconnect
the spark plug cap before you start the work
on it.
Trimmer head
WARNING: Always make sure the trimmer
line is wound tightly and evenly around the
drum to prevent harmful vibration.
Only use recommended trimmer heads and trimmer
lines.
Only use recommended cutting attachments.
Smaller machines requires small trimmer heads and
vice versa.
WARNING: Always stop the engine before
you do any work on the cutting attachment.
The cutting attachment continues to rotate
even after the throttle has been released.
Ensure that the cutting attachment has
stopped completely and disconnect the
spark plug before you start to work on it.
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Safety instructions for maintenance

The length of the trimmer line is important. A longer
trimmer line requires greater engine power than a
shorter trimmer line of the same diameter.
Make sure that the cutter on the trimmer guard is
intact. This cuts the trimmer line to the correct
length.
Soak the trimmer line in water for a couple of days
before use to increase the life length.
Fuel Safety
WARNING: Read the warning instructions
that follow before you use the product.
Never start the product if you spill fuel on it. Wipe the
spillage of and allow remaining fuel to evaporate.
Never start the product if you spill fuel on yourself or
your clothes. Change your clothes and wash any
part of your body that has come in contact with fuel.
Use soap and water.
Never start the product if the product is leaking fuel.
Check regularly for leaks from the fuel cap and fuel
lines.
Always put the product on a flat surface and make
sure the cutting attachment cannot come in contact
with any object while you add fuel.
Take care when handling fuel. Bear in mind the risk
off fire, explosion and inhaling fumes.
Observe caution when handling fuel and make sure
there is adequate ventilation. Fuel and fuel fumes
are highly inflammable and can cause serious injury
when inhaled or allowed to come in contact with the
skin.
Mix and pour fuel outdoors, where there are no
sparks or flames.
Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel.
Always stop the engine and let it cool off for a few
minutes before you refuel.
Open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess
pressure is released gently when you refuel.
Tighten the fuel cap carefully after you refueled.
Clean the area around the fuel cap. Contamination in
the tank can cause operating problems.
Always move the product 3m (10ft) or further from
the refuelling area and source before starting.
WARNING: A faulty cutting attachment may
increase the risk of accidents.
WARNING: Make sure that the trimmer cord
is wound tightly and evenly around the
drum, otherwise the product will generate
harmful vibration.
1309 - 001 - 08.07.2020

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