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INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on your selection of a Honda trimmer/brush cutter!
We are certain you will be pleased with your purchase of one of the
finest trimmer/brush cutters on the market.
We want to help you get the best results from your new trimmer/brush
cutter and to operate it safely. This manual contains the information
on how to do that; please read it carefully.
We suggest you read the DISTRIBUTOR'S LIMITED WARRANTY
(page
29) and the EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY
(page
30) to fully understand its coverage and your responsibilities of
ownership.
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.
Keep this owner's manual handy, so you can refer to it at any time.
This owner's manual is considered a permanent part of the trimmer
and should remain with the trimmer if resold.
The information and specifications included in this publication were in
effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Power Equipment
Mfg. Inc. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change
specifications or design at any time without notice and without
incurring any obligation whatever. No part of this publication may be
reproduced without written permission.
SAFETY MESSAGES
Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have
provided important safety messages in this manual and on the
trimmer/brush cutter. This information alerts you to potential hazards
that could hurt you or others. Please read these messages carefully.
Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the
hazards associated with operating or maintaining a trimmer/brush
cutter. You must use your own good judgment.
You will find important safety information in a variety of forms:
• Safety Labels - on the trimmer/brush cutter.
• Instructions - how to use this trimmer/brush cutter correctly and
safely.
• Safety Messages - preceded by a safety alert A symbol and one
of three signal words: DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. These
signal words mean:
B
DANGER
B
WARNING
B
CAUTION
Each message tells you what the hazard is, what can happen, and
what you can do to avoid or reduce injury.
• Damage Prevention Messages - You will also see other
important messages that are preceded by the word NOTICE. This
word means:
Your trimmer or other property can be
NOTICE
damaged if you don't follow instructions.
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You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if you don't follow instructions.
You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if you don't follow instructions.
You CAN be HURT if you don't follow
instructions.
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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ...............................1
SAFETY MESSAGES........................1
TRIMMER SAFETY ...........................2
INFORMATION.............................2
MODIFICATIONS .........................2
EMPLOYERS ...............................2
ASSEMBLY .......................................3
U-TYPE HANDLEBAR..................4
LOCATIONS .................................7
CONTROLS ..................................7
EQUIPMENT ................................8
BEFORE OPERATION......................9
THE TRIMMER? ...........................9
READY? .......................................9
GO? ..............................................9
ADJUSTED? ...............................10
OPERATION....................................10
PRECAUTIONS ..........................10
STARTING THE ENGINE...........10
STOPPING THE ENGINE ..........11
DISCONNECTION......................11
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OWNER'S MANUAL
HHT25S • HHT35S
WARNING:
The engine exhaust from this product contains
TRIMMER OPERATION............. 11
OPERATING TIPS ..................... 13
MAINTENANCE SAFETY........... 14
ENGINE ...................................... 15
FUEL SYSTEM........................... 17
ATTACHMENTS.............................. 18
APPLICATIONS ......................... 18
BLADES ..................................... 18
DEBRIS SHIELDS ...................... 20
CUTTING-LINE HEADS ............. 21
TRANSPORTING ............................ 23
STORAGE ....................................... 24
PROBLEMS..................................... 25
TECHNICAL INFORMATION .......... 26
SPECIFICATIONS...................... 27
WARRANTY ............................... 29
AND APPAREL .......................... 29
WARRANTY ............................... 30
CARD ..................................Last page
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    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.

  • Page 2: Trimmer Safety

    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.

  • Page 3: Safety Label Locations

    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.

  • Page 4: U-type Handlebar

    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.

  • Page 5

    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.

  • Page 6: Engine Oil

    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.

  • Page 7: Controls And Equipment

    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.

  • Page 8: Equipment

    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.

  • Page 9: Before Operation

    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.

  • Page 10: Are Your Shoulder Harness And Trimmer Correctly Adjusted

    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.

  • Page 11: Stopping The Engine

    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.

  • Page 12: Safe Operating Practices

    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.

  • Page 13: Operating Tips

    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.

  • Page 14: Servicing Your Trimmer

    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...

  • Page 15: Engine

    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...

  • Page 16

    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.

  • Page 17: Fuel System

    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.

  • Page 18: Cooling Fin Inspection

    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.

  • Page 19

    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.

  • Page 20: Debris Shields

    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.

  • Page 21: Cutting-line Heads

    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.

  • Page 22: Semi-matic (bump-feed) Cutting-line Head

    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.

  • Page 23: Transporting

    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.

  • Page 24: Storage

    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.

  • Page 25: Taking Care Of Unexpected Problems

    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...

  • Page 26: Technical Information

    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.

  • Page 27: Specifications

    (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...

  • Page 28: Consumer Information

    08207-10W30 Honda Genuine It is intended to be used by a skilled technician. Available through recommended oil your Honda dealer or through Helm Inc. at (888) 292-5395 or visit: 1 qt. www.HondaPowerEquipment.com and click on Product Manuals. Fuel stabilizer 08732-0001...

  • Page 29: Distributor's Limited Warranty

    What American Honda Will Repair or Replace Under Warranty: 2. You must be the first retail purchaser. This warranty is not transferable to American Honda will repair or replace, at its option, any part that is proven to be subsequent owners.

  • Page 30: Emission Control System Warranty

    Control System Warranty, American Honda Motor Company Inc. and Honda TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE: Canada Inc. will be referred to as Honda Canada Inc. will be referred to as You must, at your own expense, take your Honda Power Equipment engine or Honda.

  • Page 31: Product Registration

    PRODUCT REGISTRATION PLEASE COMPLETE and MAIL or REGISTER ONLINE www.hondapowerequipment.com Honda HRX Mowers Honda HR Mowers Look on the left side of the mower Look on the center rear section deck, in front of the discharge of the mower deck, in front of the discharge guard door spring.

  • Page 32

    NO POSTAGE NECESSARY Product Registration IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES BUSINESS REPLY MAIL FIRST-CLASS MAIL PERMIT NO. 117 ALPHARETTA GA POSTAGE WILL BE PAID BY ADDRESSEE Power Equipment Division American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 4900 Marconi Dr Alpharetta GA 30005-9956...

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