Husqvarna 350 Operator's Manual
Husqvarna 350 Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 350 Operator's Manual

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  • Page 1 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 Key to symbols Refuelling. WARNING! Chain saws can be dangerous! Careless or incorrect use can result in Filling with oil and adjusting oil flow. 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.
  • Page 3: Before Using A New Chain Saw

    Federal emissions requirements. Category C = 50 hours, B = 125 hours, and A = 300 hours. WARNING Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the The engine exhaust...
  • Page 4: Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment Machine's safety equipment This section describes the machine's safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried happen when the chain touches the out to ensure that it operates correctly. See the "What is WARNING! Most chain saw accidents operator.
  • Page 5: Chain Brake And Front Hand Guard

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS You can also use the chain brake as a temporary brake Chain brake and front hand guard when you change position or if you put the chain saw Your chain saw is equipped with a chain brake that is down for a short time! Apart from the fact that a chain saw designed to stop the chain immediately if you get a kickback.
  • Page 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS During felling your left hand grasps the front handle in Vibration damping system such a way that it cannot activate the chain brake. In this Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system position, i.e. when your left hand is in such a position that that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation it cannot affect the movement of the front hand guard, the easier.
  • Page 7: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler Checking the front hand guard The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. Make sure the front hand guard is not damaged and that there are no visible defects such as cracks.
  • Page 8 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Chain catcher Grasp the chain saw firmly, wrapping your fingers and thumbs around the handles. Check that the chain catcher is not damaged and is firmly attached to the body of the chain saw. Apply full throttle and activate the chain brake by tilting your left wrist forward onto the front hand guard.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler Keep the chain's cutting teeth properly sharpened! Follow our instructions and use the recommended file gauge. A damaged or badly sharpened chain increases the risk of accidents. Never use a machine that has a faulty muffler. Maintain the correct raker clearance! Follow our instructions and use the recommended raker gauge.
  • Page 10 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Chain Number of drive links. The number of drive links is determined by the length of the bar, the chain pitch and A chain is made up of a number of links, which are available the number of teeth on the bar tip sprocket. in standard and low-kickback versions.
  • Page 11 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS tt is very difficult to sharpen a chain correctly without the right Sharpening your chain and adjusting raker equipment. We recommend that you use our file gauge. This clearance will help you obtain the maximum kickback reduction and cutting performance from your chain.
  • Page 12 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General advice on setting raker clearance Tensioning the chain When you sharpen the cutting teeth you reduce the raker clearance (=cutting depth). To maintain optimal cutting performance you must file back the raker lip to the recommended height. See the Technical data section to find the raker clearance for your particular chain.
  • Page 13: Chain Oil

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS tf the chain lubrication is not working: Lubricating cutting equipment Check that the oil channel in the bar is not obstructed. Clean if necessary. WARNING! Poor lubrication of cutting equipment may cause the chain tO snap, which could lead to serious, even fatal injuriesl Chain oil Chain oil must demonstrate...
  • Page 14 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Whether the tip of the bar is uneven or badly worn. If a Checking wear on cutting equipment hollow forms on the underside of the bar tip this is due to running with a slack chain. Check the chain daily for: To prolong the life of the bar you should turn it over daily.
  • Page 15: How To Avoid Kickback

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS How to avoid kickback Most kickback accidents happen during limbing. Make sure you are standing firmly and that there is nothing in the way that might make you trip or lose your balance. WARNING! Kickback can happen very Lack of concentration can lead to kickback if the kickback suddenly and violently;...
  • Page 16: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Before use: Cutting with the bottom edge of the bar, i.e. from the top of the object downwards, is known as cutting on the pull stroke. In this case the chain saw pulls itself towards the tree and the front edge of the chain saw body rests naturally on the trunk when cutting.
  • Page 17: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Observe your surroundings and make sure that there is no Transport and storage risk of people or animals coming into contact with the Always store the chain saw and fuel so that there is no risk cutting equipment. of leakages or fumes coming into contact with sparks or naked flames from electrical equipment, electric motors, relays/switches,...
  • Page 18: Basic Cutting Technique

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Take great care when removing small branches and avoid Basic cutting technique cutting bushes (i.e. cutting many small branches at the same time). Small branches can be grabbed by the chain General and thrown back at you, causing serious injury. Always use full throttle when cutting! Reduce the speed to idle after every cut (running the engine for too long at full throttle without any load, i.e.
  • Page 19 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS tn most cases you can avoid these problems by cutting in two Start by cutting from below (about 1/3 of the way through). stages;from the top and from the bottom. You need to support the object so that it will not trap the chain or split during cutting.
  • Page 20: Tree Felling Technique

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Another very important factor, which does not affect the felling Tree felling technique direction but does affect your safety, is to make sure the tree has no damaged or dead branches that might break off and WARNING! It takes a lot of experience to fell J hit you during felling.
  • Page 21 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The directional cuts should run 1/4 of the diameter through All control over the felling direction is lost if the felling hinge is the trunk and the angle between the top cut and bottom cut too narrow or non-existent, or if the directional cuts and felling should be 45 °...
  • Page 22: Cutting Trees And Branches That Are In Tension

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Limbing Cutting trees and branches that are in tension Preparations: WARNING! Most kickback accidents happe n I Work out which side is in tension and where the point of maximum tension is (i.e. where it would break if it was bent during limbing! Pay close attention to the position of the kickback zone of the bar even more).
  • Page 23: What Is What On The Chain Saw

    WHAT IS WHAT? ..- ..What is what on the chain saw? Cylinder cover 16 Spike bumper Front handle 17 Chain catcher (Catches chain if it jumps or breaks.) 18 Clutch cover Front hand guard Starter 19 Right hand guard (Protects right hand if chain breaks or jumps.) Chain oil tank 20 Throttle control...
  • Page 24: Fitting The Bar And Chain

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the bar and chain Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw clockwise using the combination spanner. The chain should be tensioned until it does not sag from the underside of the bar. 345_ /=_X working with the chain, in 0rdert0 Protect WARNING! Always wear gloves when your hands from injury.
  • Page 25: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke The chain lubrication system is automatic and we For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- recommend the use of special oil (chain oil) with good stroke oil, which is specially formulated for our two-stroke adhesion characteristics.
  • Page 26 FUEL HANDLING Fuelling WARNING! Taking the following precautions. will lessen the risk of fire: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Always shut off the engine before refuelling, When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently. Tighten the fuel cap carefully after refuelling.
  • Page 27: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Warm engine starting: ARNING! Note the following before Never start a chain saw unless the bar, chain and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the clutch can come loose and cause personal injuries. Always move the machine away from the Use the same procedure as for starting a cold engine but refuelling area before starting.
  • Page 28 STARTING AND STOPPING Pull the front hand guard towards the front handle. The chain brake is now disengaged. Your saw is ready for use, Stopping Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. 28 - English...
  • Page 29: Carburettor

    MAINTENANCE Carburettor Fine adjustment When the machine has been "run-in" the carburettor should Your Husqvarna product has been designed and be finely adjusted. The fine adjustment should be carried manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful emissions. out by a qualified person.
  • Page 30: Changing A Broken Or Worn Starter Cord

    MAINTENANCE Correctly adjusted carburettor Tensioning the recoil spring When the carburettor is correctly adjusted the machine Hook the starter cord in the notch in the pulley and turn accelerates without hesitation and the machine 4-cycles a the starter pulley about 2 turns clockwise. little at max speed.
  • Page 31: Air Filter

    Needle bearing lubrication always be replaced. A HUSQVARNA chain saw can be equipped with different types of air filter according to working conditions, weather, season, etc. Contact your dealer for advice. The clutch drum is fitted with one of the following drive...
  • Page 32: Adjustment Of The Oil Pump

    MAINTENANCE Adjustment of the oil pump "Air Injection" centrifugal cleaning (350) Centrifugal cleaning means the following: All air to the carburettor passes through the starter. Dirt and dust is centrifuged out by the cooling fan. The oil pump is adjustable. Adjustments are made by turning the screw using a screwdriver or combination spanner.
  • Page 33: Weekly Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE CAUTION! If the special winterising kit has been fitted or any Weekly maintenance measures have been taken to increase the temperature these changes must be reversed before the machine is used in normal temperature conditions. Otherwise there is a risk of overheating, resulting in severe damage to the engine.
  • Page 34: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Engine Cylinder volume, 3 2,49/40,8 2,75/45,0 3,15/51,7 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,57/40 1,65/42 1,77/45 Stroke, inch/mm 1,28/32,5 1,28/32,5 1,28/32,5 2700 2700 Idle speed, rpm 2700 Power, kW/rpm 2,0/9000 2,2/9000 2,3/9000 Ignition system Manufacture Type of ignition system NGK BPMR 7A/ NGK BPMR 7A/ NGK BPMR 7A/...
  • Page 35 Following is a list of recommended cutting equipment for the Husqvarna chain saw models 340, 345 and 350. The combinations of power head, bar and chain have been investigated in accordance with the kickback and vibration requirements of ANSI B 175.1- 2000.
  • Page 36: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1-800- scheduled maintenance. As the small nonroad engine owner, 487-5963. you should, however, be aware that Husqvarna Forest &...
  • Page 37 1140235-95 2003-12-05...

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