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Husqvarna 123L Operator's Manual

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  • Page 1 123C 123L 123LD Operator's manual (EPA) Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you English understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Only intended for trimmer heads. WARNING! Clearing saws, brushcutters and trimmers 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 Other symbols/decals on the machine and make sure you understand the...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the Symbols ................ design and appearance of products without prior notice. CONTENTS Contents ...............
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FIRST AID KIT Personal protective equipment Always have a first aid kit nearby. IMPORTANT! Whenever you use a clearing 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 accident.
  • Page 5 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS For mufflers it is very important that you follow the instructions on checking, maintaining and servicing your machine. See instructions under the heading Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine's safety equipment. Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation easier.
  • Page 6: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Checking, maintaining and servicing Cutting attachment guard the machine's safety equipment IMPORTANT! All servicing and repair work on the machine Ensure that the guard is undamaged and is not cracked. requires special training. This is especially true of the machine's safety equipment.
  • Page 7: Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting equipment Cutting equipment This section describes how to choose and maintain your cutting equipment in order to: IMPORTANT! Obtain maximum cutting performance. This section describes how to choose and maintain your cutting equipment in order to: Extend the life of cutting equipment. Reduce the risk of kickback.
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety precautions (CAUTION! Not with your foot). Then grip the starter handle with your right hand and pull the starter cord. Never wra ) the starter cord around your hand iMPORTANT[ The machine is only designed for trimming grass. The only accessories you can operate with this engine unit are the cutting attachments we recommend in the chapter on Technical data.
  • Page 9: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The transport guard must always be fitted to the cutting Basic working techniques attachment when the machine is being transported or in storage. Always slow the engine to idle speed after each working operation. Long periods at full throttle without any load on the engine can lead to serious engine damage.
  • Page 10 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.
  • Page 11: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? ® ® What is what? Trimmer head 12 Fuel tank 13 Choke control Grease filler cap Bevel gear 14 Air purge 15 Air filter cover Cutting attachment guard Shaft 16 Handle adjustment 17 Drive disc Loop handle Throttle control 18 Socket spanner Stop switch...
  • Page 12: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the loop handle Hold both parts of the shaft and pull the lower part of the shaft out of the coupling. Position the handle on the shaft. Note that the handle must be mounted below the arrow on the shaft. Fit the screw, securing plate and wing nut as shown in the diagram.
  • Page 13: Fitting The Trimmer Guard And Trimmer Head

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the trimmer guard and trimmer head (1230) Guard Fit the guard as shown in the diagram. Tighten securely. Trimmer head Fit the dust cup on the shaft. The nut must be completely covered by the dust cup. Hold the dust cup with a spanner to prevent the shaft from rotating.
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    FUEL HANDLING Fuel Two-stroke For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- CAUTION! The machine is equipped with a two-stroke engine stroke oil, which is specially formulated for our two-stroke and must always been run using a mixture of gasoline and engines.
  • Page 15: Fuelling

    FUEL HANDLING Fuelling ,====lllml Min 3 rn_ (10ft) Clean the area around the fuel cap. Contamination in the tank can cause operating problems. Ensure that the fuel is well mixed by shaking the container before filling the tank. English -- 15...
  • Page 16: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Check before starting Check that the support flange is not cracked due to fatigue or due to being tightened too much. Discard the support flange if it is cracked. Ensure the locking nut has not lost its captive force. The nut lock should have a locking force of at least 1.5 Nm.The tightening torque of the locking nut should be 35-50 Nm.
  • Page 17 STARTING AND STOPPING Warm engine Starting Ignition: Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!). Grip the starter handle, Set the stop switch to the start position. slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until you feel some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now quickly and powerfully pull the cord.
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburettor Basic setting The basic carburettor settings are adjusted during testing Your Husqvarna product has been designed and at the factory. The basic setting is richer than the optimal manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful setting and should be maintained for the first few hours the emissions.
  • Page 19: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE Fine adjustment of the idle speed T Correctly adjusted carburettor Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is When the carburettor is correctly adjusted the machine will accelerate without hesitation and burble a little at maximum necessary to readjust.
  • Page 20: Cooling System

    See instructions under the heading Oiling the air filter. 0,5 mm Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The CAUTION! Always use the recommended spark plug type! filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through Use of the wrong spark plug can damage the piston/cylinder.
  • Page 21: Maintenance Schedule

    Replace if necessary. Check electrical wires and connections. CAUTION! Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to Replace the spark plug. Check that the spark plug is fitted your unit or injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 22: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 123C 123L 123LD Engine Cylinder volume, 3 1,50/24,5 1,50/24,5 1,50/24,5 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,34/34,0 1,34/34,0 1,34/34,0 Stroke, inch/ram 1,06/27 1,06/27 1,06/27 2700 2700 2700 Idle speed, rpm 11000-11700 11000-11700 11000-11700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11700 8014 8014 Speed of output shaft, rpm...
  • Page 23 TECHNICAL DATA 123C Approved accessories Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Arbor shaft thread 3/8 RH Trimmer head Trimmy Hit VII (R) 537 02 61-01 123L, 123LD Approved accessories Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Arbor shaft thread M10 LH Trimmer head 503 93 42-02 / 503 97 71-01 Plastic blades...
  • Page 24: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    As the small nonroad engine owner, servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1-800- you should, however, be aware that Husqvarna Forest & 487-5963.
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