Operator’s manual 327HDA65 X-series 327HE3 327HE4 X-series 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...
KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Always wear approved protective gloves. WARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you Wear sturdy, non-slip boots or shoes. read and understand the contents Other symbols/decals on the of this operator’s manual.
CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing Note the following before starting: ......3 impairment.
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.
WHAT IS WHAT? 327HE4 327HDA65 What is what? Cutter 16 Air purge Grease nipple and plug for ﬁlling lubricant. 17 Air ﬁlter cover Bevel gear 18 Clutch cover Blade guard (327HDA65) 19 Hand guard mounting screw (327HDA65, 327HE3) Shaft 20 Angle adjustment handle (327HE3, 327HE4) Front handle (327HDA65, 327HE3) 21 Angle adjustment knob Front handle (327HE4)
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it twigs. into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury.
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.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS position then the carburettor idle setting must be adjusted. Vibration damping system See instructions under the heading Maintenance. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. Stop switch The machine′s vibration damping system reduces the Use the stop switch to switch off the engine.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a WARNING! Bear in mind that: signiﬁcant risk of ﬁre. We therefore ﬁt certain mufﬂers with a spark arrestor screen. Check whether the mufﬂer on your machine is ﬁtted with this kind of screen. The exhaust fumes from the engine are hot and may contain sparks which can start a ﬁre.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Gear The gear housing gets hot when the machine has been in use. To avoid burning yourself do not touch the gear housing. 10 – English...
ASSEMBLY Fitting the hand guard and loop Fitting the cutting head handle (327HDA65) (327HDA65, 327HE3) It is important that the hedge trimmer is laid on a ﬂat surface when you ﬁt the cutting head. Otherwise the Slide the spacer into the slot in the loop handle. cutting head may not be ﬁtted straight.
ASSEMBLY Fitting the impact guard (327HE4) Fit the guard using the three screws and washers. Fit the two short screws in hole A. Tighten the screws to a torque of 4 Nm. After the machine has been in use for around 20 hours, re-tighten the screws to 4 Nm.
Two-stroke oil • Secure the machine during transport. • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA • In order to prevent unintentional starting of the engine, two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for the spark plug cap must always be removed during our air-cooled two stroke-engines.
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 (shake) the fuel mixture.
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the bulb. The bulb need not be completely ﬁlled. • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could be thrown out. •...
STARTING AND STOPPING use gloves. Do not use a machine with damaged spark plug cap. Stopping The engine is switched off by moving the stop switch to the stop position. CAUTION! The stop switch automatically returns to the start position. In order to prevent unintentional starting, the spark plug cap must be removed from the spark plug when assembling, checking and/or performing maintenance.
WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions • Keep in mind that the operator is responsible for accidents or hazards occuring to other people or their property. IMPORTANT! Safety instructions while working This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a hedge trimmer. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Never put the machine down with the engine running • Hold the machine as close to your body as possible to unless you have it in clear sight. get the best balance. Safety instructions after completing work •...
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Undo the knob. Loosen the knob on the shaft (clockwise). Grip the handle on the cutting unit and angle the cutting unit upwards. At an angle of 90 degrees there is a stop position. To pass the stop position, pull out •...
Carburetor the optimal setting and should be maintained for the ﬁrst few hours the machine is in use. The carburettor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and should then be ﬁnely adjusted. Fine adjustment manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful should be carried out by a skilled technician.
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.
See instructions under the heading Oiling the air ﬁlter. 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.
Lubricate the blade bars with special grease, part no. 531 00 75-12 (UL 21) before long periods of storage. IMPORTANT! Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others.
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.
Note 1 Reported data for equivalent sound pressure level for the machine has a typical statistical dispersion (standard deviation) of 1 dB (A). Note 2: Reported data for equivalent vibration level has a typical statistical dispersion (standard deviation) of 1 m/s (Authorized representative for Husqvarna AB and responsible for technical documentation.) English – 25...
If the part fails prior to the ﬁrst scheduled replacement, If any emissions-related part on your equipment is the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced Husqvarna Forest &...
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.
Original instructions 1155690-95 ´®z+We)¶5U¨ ´®z+We)¶5U¨ 2012-12-19...