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Husqvarna LC18 Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
LC 18 LC 19
LC 19A LC 19AP
Please read 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.



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  • Page 1 Operator′s manual LC 18 LC 19 LC 19A LC 19AP Please read 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 TO SYMBOLS Key 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. Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certification requirements for certain markets.
  • Page 3: Steps Before Using A New Lawn Mower

    WARNING! 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 Key to symbols ............. Steps before using a new lawn mower ......CONTENTS Contents ..............WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the lawn mower? ....... SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protection ............Machine′s safety equipment ........General safety precautions ..........
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the lawn mower? 1 Handle / handlebar 8 Spark plug 2 Throttle 9 Cutting deck 3 Starter handle 10 Muffler 4 Grass catcher 11 Oil tank 5 Fuel tank 12 Rear deflector 6 Cutting height control 13 Operator′s manual 7 Air filter 14 Mulching plug...
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protection For mufflers it is very important that you follow the instructions on checking, maintaining and servicing your machine. WARNING! You must use personal protection WARNING! The muffler gets very hot in use whenever you use the machine. and remains so for a short time afterwards.
  • Page 7 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 7 Check all nuts, bolts and screws often; always be sure the • Never use a machine that has been modified in any way mower is in safe operating condition. Use only from its original specification. replacement parts made and guaranteed by the original •...
  • Page 8: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Fuel safety General working instructions WARNING! Fuel and fuel vapour are highly WARNING! This section describes basic flammable. Take care when handling fuel and safety precautions for working with the lawn engine oil. Bear in mind the risk of fire, mower.
  • Page 9 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Basic mowing technique Cutting height STOP WARNING! Make sure that your hands and feet do not come near the cutting attachment when the engine is running. Shut down the engine before changing the cutting height. The cutting height can be adjusted in 8-10 different steps. General •...
  • Page 10: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Assembly of the catcher Assembly of the handlebar Assemble the handlebar with 2 screws on each side of the handlebar. • Lift the rear deflector and insert the grass catcher correctly so that the rear deflector locks down over the opening in the grass catcher.
  • Page 11 ASSEMBLY Mulching function Machines equipped with a catcher can be used with mulching function in the following way. • Lift rear deflector and remove grass catcher. • Insert the mulching plug (A) into the collector channel. • Close the rear deflector. –...
  • Page 12: Fuel Handling

    FUEL HANDLING Fuel Fuelling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, WARNING! Always ensure there is adequate will lessen the risk of fire: ventilation when handling fuel. Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Petrol Always shut off the engine before refuelling. •...
  • Page 13: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Stopping The engine is switched off by moving the throttle control to the WARNING! Note the following before stop position. starting: Do not start a lawn mower unless the blades and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the cutter could come loose and cause personal injuries.
  • Page 14: 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 blade disc If the machine is low on power, difficult to start or runs poorly assembly has stopped before cleaning, at idle speed: always check the spark plug first before taking carrying out repairs or an inspection.
  • Page 15: Changing The Oil

    MAINTENANCE Changing the oil Below you will find some general maintenance instructions. The engine oil should be changed each year and every 25 working hours. Daily maintenance When changing the oil proceed as follows: • Empty the fuel tank by running the machine until the tank is empty.
  • Page 16: Trouble Shooting Guide

    TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE Trouble shooting guide Trouble Possible cause(s) Corrective Action Engine does not start Throttle control lever not in correct starting Move throttle lever to FAST or START position position Faulty spark plug connections or interchanged Connect ignition lead to spark plug cables There is no fuel in the fuel tank Fill tank with clean, fresh unleaded petrol...
  • Page 17: Technical Data

    LC 18 LC 19 LC 19A LC 19AP Engine Engine Type Husqvarna DOV Husqvarna DOV Husqvarna DOV Husqvarna DOV I/C Engine Manufacturer Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Cylinder displacement, cm Speed, rpm 2900...
  • Page 20 Original instructions 115 60 97-26 ´®z+X)h¶6H¨ ´®z+X)h¶6H¨ 2013-06-27...

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