Husqvarna 327P4-series Operator's Manual

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327P4 327P5
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual 327P4 327P5 X-series Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols The engine is switched off by moving the stop switch to the stop position. WARNING! The machine can be a CAUTION! The stop switch dangerous tool if used incorrectly or automatically returns to the start carelessly, which can cause serious position.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission Contents ............... 3 control devices and system may be performed by any Note the following before starting: ......3 nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Dear customer! Congratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Huskvarna River, for production of muskets.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? Chain lubrication adjustment screw 17 Chain Shaft 18 Bar Front handle 19 Chain oil tank Throttle control 20 Filling with chain oil Stop switch 21 Operator’s manual Throttle lock 22 Transport guard, bar Harness support hook 23 Allen key Cylinder cover 24 Combination spanner...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and A pole saw is a dangerous tool if used carelessly or twigs. incorrectly and can cause serious, even fatal injuries. It is extremely important that you read and understand the Never use a machine that has been modified in any way contents of this Operator’s Manual.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle setting. Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go barefoot.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Stop switch Muffler Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. A muffler fitted with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce harmful exhaust gases.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS recommended file gauge. A damaged or badly WARNING! The inside of the muffler sharpened chain increases the risk of accidents. contain chemicals that may be carcinogenic. Avoid contact with these elements in the event of a damaged muffler.
  • Page 10: Sharpening Your Chain And Adjusting Raker Clearance

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Specification of bar and saw chain Chain When the cutting attachment supplied with your machine • Saw chain pitch (inches). (The distance between has to be replaced, because it is worn out or damaged, three drive links, divided by two.) you must only fit the types of bar and saw chain recommended by us.
  • Page 11 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • When you sharpen a cutting tooth there are five Sharpening cutting teeth important factors to remember. - Filing angle To sharpen cutting teeth you will need a round file and a file gauge. - Cutting angle •...
  • Page 12: Tensioning The Chain

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS maintain this radius or bevel when you adjust the raker Tensioning the chain clearance. WARNING! A slack chain may jump off the bar and cause serious or even fatal injury. • We recommend that you use our raker gauge to •...
  • Page 13: Lubricating Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Lubricating cutting equipment Checking chain lubrication • Check the chain lubrication each time you refuel. Aim WARNING! Poor lubrication of cutting the tip of the bar at a light coloured surface about 20 equipment may cause the chain to snap, cm (8 inches) away.
  • Page 14: Checking Wear On Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Checking wear on cutting equipment Chain Check regularly: • Whether there are burrs on the edges of the bar. Check the chain daily for: Remove these with a file if necessary. • Visible cracks in rivets and links. •...
  • Page 15: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the cutting head The chain should be tensioned until it fits snugly on the underside of the bar. • Fit the cutting head on the shaft so that the screw (A) is aligned with the hole in the shaft as shown. •...
  • Page 16: Filling With Oil

    • Open the cap on top of the bar head Dismantling: Loosen the coupling by turning the knob (at least 3 times). • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. • Refit the cap. Assembling and dismantling the two-piece shaft •...
  • Page 17: Assembly Of The Saw Attachment

    ASSEMBLY of 4 Nm. After the machine has been in use for around 20 • Before using the unit, tighten the knob securely. hours, re-tighten the screws to 4 Nm. Dismantling • Loosen the coupling by turning the knob (at least 3 times).
  • Page 18: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil long-term storage, if the machine is not under close supervision and when performing all service • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA measures. two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air-cooled two stroke-engines. WARNING! Take care when handling fuel.
  • Page 19: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fueling • Always mix the gasoline and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by filling half the amount of the gasoline to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix WARNING! Taking the following (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that WARNING! The complete clutch cover could be thrown out. and shaft must be fitted before the • Check the cutting attachment. Never use blunt, machine is started, otherwise the clutch cracked or damaged equipment.
  • Page 21 STARTING AND STOPPING Repeat pulling the cord until the engine starts. When the engine starts. return choke control to run position and apply full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the start setting. CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and do not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully extended.
  • Page 22: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions • Never work from a ladder, stool or any other raised position that is not fully secured. IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a pole saw. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
  • Page 23: Basic Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES • This machine is not electrically insulated. If the • Let the engine drop back to idle speed between each machine touches or comes close to high-voltage cut. Long periods at full throttle can cause serious power lines it could lead to death or serious bodily damage to the centrifugal clutch.
  • Page 24 WORKING TECHNIQUES • Do not work with the shaft held straight out in front of and cause permanent damage to the tree. The cut you (like a fishing rod) as this increases the apparent should not be deeper than 1/3 of the branch thickness weight of the cutting attachment.
  • Page 25: Maintenance

    Basic setting • The basic carburetor settings are adjusted during Your Husqvarna product has been designed and testing at the factory. The basic setting is richer than manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful the optimal setting and should be maintained for the emissions.
  • Page 26: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE cause fire if directed against dry and combustible Cooling system material. To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system. Some mufflers are equipped with a special spark arrestor screen. If your machine has this type of muffler, you should clean the screen at least once a week.
  • Page 27: Two-Piece Shaft

    Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the filter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
  • Page 28: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance that must be performed on the machine. Most of the items are described in the Maintenance section. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this manual. More extensive work must be carried out by an authorized service workshop.
  • Page 29: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 327P4 327P5 Motor Cylinder displacement, 1,50/24,5 1,50/24,5 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,34/34 1,34/34 Stroke, inch/mm 1,06/27 1,06/27 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11500-12500 11500-12500 Idle speed, rpm 2700 2700 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 0,9/8400 0,9/8400 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 30 Bar and chain combinations The following combinations are CE approved. Chain Max. no of teeth on tip Length, inch Pitch, inch sprocket Husqvarna S 36/Oregon 91 VG Husqvarna S 36/Oregon 91 VG Oregon 90SG Oregon 90SG PITCH = Approved accessories Art No.
  • Page 31: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    If the part fails prior to the first scheduled replacement, defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest Husqvarna Forest & Garden. & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the OWNER′S WARRANTY...
  • Page 32 EPA may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on or modified parts will be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim. Husqvarna Forest & Garden will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a non-exempted add-on or modified part.
  • Page 36 Original instructions 1153303-95 ´®z+U>G¶5>¨ ´®z+U>G¶5>¨ 2013-03-27...

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