When your trimmer/brush cutter needs scheduled maintenance, keep in mind that your Honda servicing dealer is specially trained in servicing Honda trimmers/brush cutters. Your Honda servicing dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction, and will be pleased to answer your questions and concerns.
Tighten or replace as needed IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION before operating the trimmer. The Honda HHT25S and HHT35S trimmer/brush cutters are designed • Do not operate the trimmer without a debris shield properly to cut grass, weeds, brush, and/or wood if equipped with an installed.
If a label comes off or becomes hard to PRECAUTIONS on page read, contact an authorized Honda servicing dealer for a replacement. IMPORTANCE OF PROPER ASSEMBLY LOOP HANDLE AND Proper assembly is essential to operator safety and the reliability of U-TYPE HANDLE TYPES the machine.
Check all loose parts against the following list. Contact your Installation authorized Honda servicing dealer if any of the loose parts shown are 1. Remove the four 5 x 28 mm bolt/washers and handlebar holder A. not included with your trimmer.
Cutting-line Head and Shield Installation Brush/Wood (50-tooth) Blade and Shield Installation Prior to installation, move the ignition switch to the STOP (O) position Prior to installation, move the ignition switch to the STOP (O) position and disconnect the spark plug cap from the spark plug. and disconnect the spark plug cap from the spark plug.
BLADE COVER into the oil filler opening. All Honda engines are run at the factory prior to 2. Pull the post end away from the blade and set it on top of the blade OIL FILLER packaging.
CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT CONTROLS The location and operation of the controls are similar on both the COMPONENT CONTROLS AND LOCATIONS HHT25S and HHT35S models. Choke Lever Loop Type Handle The choke lever opens and closes the choke valve. CUTTING-LINE HEAD The CLOSED position enriches the fuel mixture for starting a cold GEAR CASE engine.
Shoulder Harness Releasing the throttle trigger reduces engine speed. At idle, the A full shoulder harness must be worn by the operator of these Honda cutting attachment should coast to a stop. trimmers/brush cutters when equipped with a blade and debris shield.
BEFORE OPERATION IS YOUR TRIMMER READY TO GO? For your safety, to ensure compliance with environmental regulations, ARE YOU READY TO OPERATE THE TRIMMER? and to maximize the service life of your equipment, it is very important to take a few moments before you operate the trimmer to check its Your safety is your responsibility.
OPERATION ARE YOUR SHOULDER HARNESS AND TRIMMER CORRECTLY ADJUSTED? SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS Adjusting the Harness Before operating the trimmer for the first time, please review the Adjust the harness so the quick-release latch is at your right hip, as IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section on page 2 shown.
The cutting-line head or blade should not rotate with the engine idling. If there is rotation at idle, adjust the idle speed correctly before using the trimmer. For idle adjustment, consult your authorized Honda servicing dealer.
If using a blade on a Honda trimmer equipped with a loop handle, also The trimmer has the greatest cutting force at maximum engine speed. install the optional Honda conversion kit that includes a full shoulder harness, a barrier bar, and a debris shield for blades.
Accelerate the engine to maximum speed before starting the cut, and trimmer away from you. saw through with uniform pressure. Blades on Honda HHT25S and HHT35S trimmers rotate If shrubs or saplings bind the blade, stop the engine and, while counterclockwise, as viewed from the operator’s position. Therefore, supporting the weight of the trimmer, push the shrub or sapling away the left side of the blade is moving toward you.
Clean the air filter element page 15 Check/lubricate the drive cable To ensure the best quality and reliability, use only new, Honda Genuine Parts or their equivalents for repair and replacement. Lubricate the gear case Check the clutch shoes and drum...
23° ~ 104°F (-5° ~ 40°C). The SAE oil viscosity and service classification are on the API label on the oil container. Honda recommends that you use API service category SJ or later. OIL FILLER...
Free play: 1/16 ~ 1/8 in (1.0 ~ 3.0 mm) 5. Measure the spark plug electrode gap with a suitable gauge. The gap should be If adjustment is needed, use the following cable adjustment 0.024 ~ 0.028 in (0.60 ~ 0.70 mm). Correct the gap, if necessary, procedure.
2. Remove the two 4 x 6 mm self-tapping screws from the spark Never use stale or contaminated gasoline or an oil/gasoline mixture. arrester, and remove the spark arrester from the muffler. Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank. To refuel, rest the trimmer on the ground with the fuel tank cap facing SPARK up, as shown.
BLADES RECOMMENDED CUTTING If installing a metal blade on a Honda trimmer equipped with a loop ATTACHMENTS handle, also install the optional barrier kit that includes a full shoulder harness, a barrier bar, and a debris shield for metal blades. Follow the safety information and installation instructions that come with the kit.
When a blade needs sharping or replacement, take the trimmer to a blade with the cutting edges in the direction of rotation. Be sure to Honda trimmer servicing dealer. Or, if you have a torque wrench, you align the hole in the blade with the shoulder on cover plate/ can remove and install a blade yourself.
SHIELD without a shield installed is not covered under warranty. A variety of blades are available from your Honda trimmer servicing dealer. Always use the debris shield designed for use with a blade when attaching a blade to your trimmer. The blade type debris shield does not have a cutoff knife.
Manual-Feed Cutting-Line Head Line is released from the cutting head by manually pulling and turning All Honda trimmers come with either a manual or semi-matic cutting the spool with the trimmer engine stopped. head. Read this section to learn how to inspect, install new line, and remove and install a cutting head from the trimmer.
5. When you have about 6 2. Locate the half-round locking hole on the spool. inches (150 mm) of line remaining, press the lines SPOOL into the two notches on the bottom of the spool. This will hold the lines on the spool for reassembly.
It is important to prevent the two Removal and Installation lines from getting twisting over This section shows you how to remove and install either style trimmer each other. Position a finger head from your trimmer. between the lines as you turn the 1.
LOADING Fuel The trimmer may be secured by suitable clamps, hangers or straps. NOTICE Secure the trimmer by at least two points along the frame pipe. Avoid Depending on the region where you operate your equipment, fuel securing the trimmer by the engine, cutting head/gear case or handle formulations may deteriorate and oxidize rapidly.
TAKING CARE OF Engine Oil Change the engine oil (see page 15). UNEXPECTED PROBLEMS Carburetor & Air Cleaner Clean the air filter (see page 15) and move the choke lever to the Engine Will Not Start CLOSED position. Possible Cause Correction Blade Ignition switch is in the STOP...
The following instructions and procedures must be followed in order to FRAME SERIAL NUMBER keep the emissions from your Honda engine within the emission standards. Tampering and Altering NOTICE Tampering is a violation of Federal and California law.
(0.60 ~ 0.70 mm) system. See your EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY See your Valve clearance Intake: 0.08 ± 0.02 mm (page 30) for additional information. authorized Honda (cold) Exhaust: 0.11 ± 0.02 mm servicing dealer. Descriptive Term Applicable to Emission Durability Period...
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