Husqvarna 124C Operator's Manual
Husqvarna 124C Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 124C Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
Please read these instructions and make sure you understand them before using the machine.


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Summary of Contents for Husqvarna 124C

  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual Please read these instructions and make sure you understand them before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    WARRANTY STATEMENT ..Note the following before starting: Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice.
  • Page 3: Key To Symbols

    Wear sturdy, non- -slip boots. Only use non- -metallic, flexible cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with trimmer line. Only intended for trimmer heads. Use unleaded or quality leaded gasoline and two- -stroke oil mixed at a ratio of 2% (1:50).
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! Whenever you use a clear- ing saw, brushcutter or trimmer you must wear personal protective equipment that is approved by the authorities. Personal protective equipment does not eliminate the risk of accidents, but it can reduce the effects of an injury in the event of an acci- dent.
  • Page 5: Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Use of incorrectly wound trimmer line or an incorrect cutting attachment increases the level of vibration. WARNING: Overexposure to vibration can lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage in people who have impaired circulation. Contact your doctor if you experi- ence symptoms of overexposure to vibration.
  • Page 6 S The length of the trimmer line is also im- portant. A longer trimmer line requires greater engine power than a shorter trimmer line of the same diameter.
  • Page 7: General Safety Precautions

    S Always keep the engine on the right hand side of your body. S Hold the unit firmly with both hands. S Keep trimmer head below waist level and away from all parts of your body. Do not raise engine above your waist.
  • Page 8: Starting

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS S Check that the trimmer head and guard are correctly secured. S When adjusting the carburetor, make sure the lower end is supported and that no one is in the immediate vicinity. S Make sure the cutting head does not rotate when idling.
  • Page 9: Basic Working Techniques

    S Do not allow the trimmer head to con- - stantly come into contact with the ground during normal cutting. Constant contact of this type can cause damage and wear...
  • Page 10 Sweeping S The fan effect of the rotating line can be used for quick and easy clearing up. Hold the trimmer line parallel to and above the area to be swept and move the tool to and fro. S When cutting and sweeping you should use full throttle to obtain the best results.
  • Page 11: Know Your Trimmer

    KNOW YOUR TRIMMER What is what? 1. Trimmer head 2. Cutting attachment guard 3. Shaft 10. Choke control 4. Loop handle 11. Air purge 5. Throttle control 12. Air filter cover 6. Stop switch 13. Handle adjustment 7. Cylinder cover 14.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    S Tighten the wing nut. ASSEMBLY itting the trimmer guard and trimmer head S Fit the correct trimmer guard (A) for use with the trimmer head. Hook the trimmer guard/combination guard onto the fitting on the shaft and secure with the wing nut (B).
  • Page 13: Fuel Handling

    Two- -stroke oil S For great results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- -stroke oil, which is specially formulated for our two- -stroke engines. Mixture 1:50 (2%). S To maximize the life of your trimmer, you...
  • Page 14: Starting And Stopping

    Never use, for example, wire or wire rope, which can break off and become a dangerous projectile. S Check that the trimmer head and trimmer guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked.
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    Carburetor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that re- duce harmful emissions. After the engine has used 8- -10 tanks of fuel, the engine will be run- -in.
  • Page 16: Muffler

    WARNING: If the idle speed can- not be adjusted so that the cutting attachment stops, contact your ser- vicing dealer. Do not use the ma- chine until it has been correctly ad- justed or repaired. Unit/Maintenance Safety Disconnect the spark plug before perform- ing maintenance, except carburetor adjust- ments.
  • Page 17: Air Filter

    S A non- -balanced trimmer head induces heavy vibrations that may damage the machine. S Check that nuts and screws are tight. S Check that the trimmer head is tight. Weekly maintenance S Check the starter and starter cord. S Clean the carburetor area.
  • Page 18: Trimmer Head Line Loading Instructions

    Trimmer Head Line Loading Instructions...
  • Page 19: Technical Data

    NOTE! Noise pressure at the user’s ear and vibration on the handles are measured with all the machine’s approved cutting equipment fitted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values. Model 124C (3/8 RH arbor shaft thread) Approved accessories Type Trimmer head 124C 1.7/28...
  • Page 20: Warranty Statement

    Should an operational problem or failure occur, the product should not be used, but delivered as is to an authorized Husqvarna dealer for evaluation. Proof of purchase, as explained in Section 6, rests solely with the customer.
  • Page 21: Emission Control Warranty Statement

    Your emission control system includes parts such as the carburetor and the ignition system. Where a warrantable condition exists, HUSQVARNA will repair your small off- -road engine at no cost to you. Expenses covered under warranty include diagnosis, parts and labor.
  • Page 22: Emission Control Warranty Statement

    EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION RE- LATED PARTS: Any HUSQVARNA approved replacement part used in the performance of any warran- ty maintenance or repair on emission re- lated parts will be provided without charge to the owner if the part is under warranty.

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