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Cooling System; Replacing The Carbon Brushes; Water Tap; Electrical Feed - Husqvarna K 3000 Cut-n-Break Operator's Manual

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Cooling system

The machine is equipped with an efficient fan to cool
the motor. Cooling air which is drawn in through the
grille by the machines rear handle passes over the
stator and rotor and out through the front of the motor
In order for the machine to always be cooled
sufficiently the cooling air openings must be kept clear
and clean. Blow down the machine regularly with
compressed air.

Replacing the carbon brushes

Check the carbon brushes at least once a month. The
carbon brushes should be replaced with new brushes
if they are worn, cracked or in any other way
All carbon brushes must be replaced when the
brushes are replaced.
Remove both inspection covers by loosening both
Unscrew the cable holding the carbon brush. Now lift
up the spring and then lift out the carbon brush from
the brush retainer.
Clean the brush retainers with a dry brush.
Carefully blow away the dust.
Fit the new carbon brushes and, at the same time,
check that they slide easily in the brush retainers.
Fold down the springs and tighten the cable.
New carbon brushes must be run in for approximately
40 minutes while idling.

Water tap

Check and clean the restrictor if necessary. Do not
use hoses that are distorted, worn or damaged.

Electrical Feed

Check that the cord and extension cord are intact and
in good condition. Never use the machine if the cord
is damaged, hand it in to an authorized service
workshop for repair.

Daily maintenance

Check that nuts and screws are tight.
Check that the power switch unit works smoothly.
Check the ground fault circuit interrupter
Clean the outside of the machine.
Checking the blade guard
Check the condition of the cutting blade.
Check and clean the cooling air openings.
Check that the cord and extension cord are intact and
in good condition.
WARNING! Never use damaged cables.
They can cause serious, even fatal,
personal injuries.

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