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Husqvarna 535RJ Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
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 535RJ 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 Only use non-metallic, flexible WARNING! Clearing saws, cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer brushcutters and trimmers can be heads with trimmer cord. dangerous! Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Noise emission to the environment Please read the operator’s manual according to the European...
  • 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 Contents ............... 3 WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing Note the following before starting: ......3 impairment.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    The business concept is to develop, manufacture and market motor driven products for forestry and gardening as well as for building and construction industry. Husqvarna ′ s aim is also to be in the front edge according to ergonomics, usability, security and environmental protection.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the brush cutter? Trimmer head 17 Choke control Grease filler cap, bevel gear 18 Air purge Bevel gear 19 Locking nut Cutting attachment guard 20 Support flange Shaft 21 Support cup Handle adjustment 22 Blade Loop handle 23 Drive disc...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for trimming grass. A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be dangerous if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can The only accessories you can operate with this engine cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS BOOTS control and the throttle lockout both move back to their original positions. This movement is controlled by two Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole. independent return springs. This arrangement means that the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle setting.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS be checked. See instructions under the heading Vibration damping system Maintenance. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation easier. Stop switch Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Using incorrectly wound cord or a blunt or incorrect cutting attachment (wrong type or incorrectly filed, see instructions under the heading Filing the blade) increases...
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS fitted with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce mesh will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to harmful exhaust gases. serious damage. In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a significant risk of fire.
  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS attachment rotates. (CAUTION! The nut has a left-hand A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. thread.) Tighten the nut using the socket spanner. General rules Only use cutting attachments with the guards we recommend! See the chapter on Technical data. The nylon lining inside the locking nut must not be so worn that you can turn it by hand.
  • Page 11: Trimmer Head

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Sharpen all edges equally to maintain the balance of the blade. WARNING! Always discard a blade that is bent, twisted, cracked, broken or damaged in any other way. Never attempt to straighten a twisted blade so that it can be reused.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the J-handle Assembling the cutting equipment • Clip the loop handle onto the shaft. Note that the loop handle must be fitted between the arrows on the shaft. WARNING! When fitting the cutting attachment it is extremely important that the raised section on the drive disc/support flange engages correctly in the centre hole of the cutting attachment.
  • Page 13: Fitting A Blade Guard, Grass Blade And Grass Cutter

    ASSEMBLY The guard extension is removed easily using the spark the spanner in the opposite direction to the direction plug spanner, see illustration. of rotation (Caution! left-hand thread). Fitting a blade guard, grass blade and grass cutter Fitting other guards and cutting attachments •...
  • Page 14 ASSEMBLY • Screw on the trimmer head/plastic blades (H) in the opposite direction to the direction of rotation. • To dismantle, follow the instructions in the reverse order. 14 – English...
  • Page 15: Fuel Handling

    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.
  • Page 16: Fuelling

    FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fuelling • Always mix the petrol and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by filling half the amount of the petrol to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 17: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The most common reason why cracks are formed is that sharp corners have been formed at the bottom of the teeth while sharpening or that the blade has been...
  • Page 18 STARTING AND STOPPING Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel Stopping begins to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled. Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start throttle positions the cutting CAUTION! The stop switch automatically returns to the attachment will start to rotate...
  • Page 19: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the machine on the right side of your body. IMPORTANT! This section describes the basic safety precautions for working with brush cutters and trimmers. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
  • Page 20: Basic Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Basic working techniques • Let the support cup rest lightly against the ground. It is used to protect the blade from hitting the ground. Always slow the engine to idle speed after each working • Reduce the risk of material wrapping around the blade operation.
  • Page 21 WORKING TECHNIQUES Cutting • The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    Carburettor CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be Your Husqvarna product has been designed and turned anti-clockwise until the cutting attachment stops. manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful Adjustment of the idle speed emissions.
  • Page 23: Cooling System

    However, before using the machine you should check that the bevel gear is filled three-quarters WARNING! Mufflers fitted with catalytic full with grease. Use HUSQVARNA special grease. converters get very hot during use and remain so for some time after stopping.
  • Page 24: Spark Plug

    MAINTENANCE • Unnecessary wear to engine parts. • Excessive fuel consumption. Clean the filter every 25 hours, or more regularly if conditions are exceptionally dusty. Cleaning the air filter Remove the air filter cover and take out the filter. Wash it clean in warm, soapy water. Ensure that the filter is dry before refitting it.
  • Page 25 MAINTENANCE If the machine is low on power, difficult to start or runs poorly at idle speed: always check the spark plug first before taking any further action. If the spark plug is dirty, clean it and check that the electrode gap is 0.5 mm. The spark plug should be replaced after about a month in operation or earlier if necessary.
  • Page 26: 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 Operator’s Manual.
  • Page 27: Technical Data Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data 535RJ Engine Cylinder displacement, cm 34,6 Cylinder bore, mm 38,0 Stroke, mm 30,5 Idle speed, rpm 2900 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11500 Speed of output shaft, rpm 8220 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 1,6/8400 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 28: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    We, Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46-36-146500, declare that the brush cutters Husqvarna 535RJ with serial numbers dating from 2010 onwards (the year is clearly stated on the rating plate, followed by the serial number), comply with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: - of May 17, 2006 "relating to machinery"...
  • Page 30 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 31 4,25 m 4,25 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 32 T35, T35x 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 33 T45, T45x 10 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m 15 cm "Clic" 6"...
  • Page 36 Original instructions 1154107-26 ´®z+V*h¶6E¨ ´®z+V*h¶6E¨ 2010-11-22...

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