Husqvarna 125E Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
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  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual 125E Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you 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...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    EMISSION CONTROL 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. Long- -term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing impairment.
  • Page 3: Key To Symbols

    Symbols WARNING: This edger can be dangerous! Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. Always wear: S A protective helmet where there is a risk of falling objects...
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    See the “Know your trimmer ” section to locate where this equipment is positioned on your machine. The life span of the machine can be reduced...
  • Page 5: Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting attachment guard This guard is intended to prevent loose ob- jects from being thrown towards the opera- tor. The guard also protects the operator from accidental contact with the cutting at- tachment. WARNING: Never use a cutting attachment without an approved guard.
  • Page 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Throttle lock S Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting when the throttle lock is released. S Press the throttle lock and make sure it returns to its original position when you release it. S Check that the throttle control and throttle lock move freely and that the return springs work properly.
  • Page 7 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting equipment This section describes how to choose and maintain your cutting equipment in order to: S Obtain maximum cutting performance. S Extend the life of cutting equipment. General rules 1. Only use the blade and guard we recom- mend! See the section on “Technical Data”.
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety precautions IMPORTANT! S The machine is only designed for cutting the edges of lawns. S The only accessories you can operate with this engine unit are the cutting at- tachments we recommend in the “Tech- nical data” section. S Never use the machine if you are tired, if you have drunk alcohol, or if you are tak- ing medication that could affect your vi-...
  • Page 9: Starting

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS S Check that the blade and blade guard are correctly secured. S When adjusting the carburetor, make sure the blade is held against the ground and that no one is in the immediate vicinity. S Make sure the blade does not rotate when idling.
  • Page 10: Basic Working Techniques

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION! Do not use the machine un- less you are able to call for help in the event of an accident. 2. Do not use the machine in bad weather, such as dense fog, heavy rain, strong wind, intense cold, etc. Working in bad weather is tiring and often brings added risks, such as icy ground, unpredictable felling direction, etc.
  • Page 11 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions after completing work S Ensure the blade has stopped before cleaning, making repairs or an inspection. Remove the spark plug cable from the spark plug. S Wear heavy- -duty gloves when making repairs to the edger. S Store the machine out of reach of children.
  • Page 12: Know Your Edger

    Know your edger 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Bevel gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Loop handle 7. Throttle control 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle lock 10. Cylinder cover 11. Starter handle KNOW YOUR EDGER 12. Fuel tank 13.
  • Page 13: Assembly

    NOTE: Make sure unit is assembled cor- rectly as shown in this manual. Assembling the loop handle S Position the handle on the shaft. Note that the handle must be mounted be- tween the two arrows on the shaft. S Fit the screw, securing plate and wing nut as shown in the diagram.
  • Page 14: 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 15: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting S Inspect the unit before each use. Re- place damaged parts. Check for fuel leaks. Make sure all fasteners are in place and secure. Make sure the blade and blade guard are properly installed and the blade nut is securely tightened.
  • Page 16 STARTING AND STOPPING Warm engine With a warm engine, squeeze and hold the throttle trigger. Pull starter rope sharply while squeezing throttle trigger until engine runs. Stopping Stop the engine by pushing and holding the stop switch in the STOP position until the engine stops.
  • Page 17: 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 18: Spark Plug

    The bevel gear is filled with the right quan- tity of grease at the factory. However, be- fore using the machine you should check that the bevel gear is filled three- -quarters full with grease. Use HUSQVARNA special grease. 0.024 (0.6 mm)
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Edger's Cutting Depth

    The grease in the bevel gear does not nor- mally need to be changed except if repairs are carried out. Adjusting the edger’s cutting depth The cutting depth should be adjusted before starting work. WARNING: Never attempt to ad- just the cut depth when the engine is running.
  • Page 20: 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 125E (M10 LH arbor shaft thread) Cutting equipment Blade...
  • Page 21: 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 22: 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 23: 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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