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Husqvarna LC48 Operator's Manual

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Oper ator ' s manual
LC 48 LC 48VE LC 148VE
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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
understand the instructions before using the machine.



  Summary of Contents for Husqvarna LC48

  • Page 1 Oper ator ′ s manual LC 48 LC 48VE LC 148VE Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you 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 understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY T O SYMBOLS K ey to symbols Sound pressure level at the bystander´s position. WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can cause serious or Australian Standard AS 2657 - 1985 fatal injury to the operator or others. Please read the oper ator’s manual Other symbols/decals on the mac hine refer to special carefully and make sure you understand...
  • Page 3: Steps Before Using A New Lawn Mower

    W ARNING! Long-term inhalation of the engine's exhaust fumes can represent a health hazard. Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice. – 3...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS K ey to symbols ............. Steps before using a new lawn mower ......CONTENTS Contents ..............WHA T IS WHAT? What is what on the la wn mower? ....... SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS P ersonal protection ............Machine ′...
  • Page 5: Wha T Is What

    WHA T IS WHA T? What is what on the la wn mower? 1 Handle / handlebar 10 Muffler 2 Drive (LC 48VE, LC 148VE) 11 Water connector 3 Starter handle 12 Oil tank 4 Grass catcher 13 Rear deflector 5 Fuel tank 14 Engine brake handle 15 Operator ′...
  • Page 6: Safety Instr Uctions

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS P ersonal protection Muffl er The m uffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum W ARNING! You must use personal and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. protection whenever you use the machine. •...
  • Page 7: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS General saf ety precautions 27 Mow across the surface of slopes, never up and down. Exercise extreme caution whem changing direction on slopes. Do not mowexcessively steep slopes. 1 Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the 28 Never pick up or carry a mower when it is operating machine.
  • Page 8: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Starting Transport and storage • The fuel and engine oil tanks should be emptied before longer periods of storage or when transporting the lawn WARNING! Long-term inhalation of the mower. Ask where you can dispose of surplus fuel and engine's exhaust fumes can represent a engine oil at your local petrol station.
  • Page 9 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • The engine should be switched off when moving over • Never mow more than 1/3 of the length of the grass. This ground that is not to be mowed. For example, gravel especially applies during dry periods. Mow first with the paths, stone, shingle, asphalt, etc.
  • Page 10: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar • Lift the hind shield and suspend the grass container. Take care not to damage the cables and wires when you fold up the handlebar. Lift up the handlebar until the handlebar's upper tubular construction comes directly opposite to the handlebar's lower section.
  • Page 11: Fuel Handling

    The fuel filter should be changed at least once a • For the best result and function use HUSQVARNA four- year. Contamination in the tanks causes malfunction. stroke oil. Always move the machine about 3 metres from the refuelling •...
  • Page 12: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Drive LC 48VE, LC 148VE The machines are self-propelling with backwheel drive. WARNING! Note the following before To use the drive on the wheel pull the clutch lever towards starting: you. Do not start a lawn mower unless the cutter and all covers are fitted correctly.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance Spark plug WARNING! The muffler gets very hot in use and remains so for a short time afterwards. Do not touch the muffler if it is hot! WARNING! Make sure the cutting If the machine is low on power, difficult to start or runs poorly attachment has stopped before cleaning, at idle speed: always check the spark plug first before taking carrying out repairs or an inspection.
  • Page 14: Changing The Oil

    MAINTENANCE Changing the oil • Loosen the battery cable connections. The engine oil should be changed each year and every 25 working hours. When changing the oil proceed as follows:: • Empty the fuel tank by running the machine until the tank is empty.
  • Page 15: Weekly Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning cutting cover Weekly maintenance • Connect a water hose to the cutting cover connection. • Start the engine and let the blade rotate for a while. The water is thrown out and cleaning the cutting cover. 1 Clean the air filter. Replace if necessary. 2 Clean the spark plug.
  • Page 16: Technical D Atat Echnical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data LC 48 LC 48 VE LC 148 VE Engine Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Cylinder displacement, cm Speed, rpm 2900 2900 2900 Ignition system Spark plug Champion RJ19LM Champion RJ19LM Champion QC12YC Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system Fuel tank capacity, litre...
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