Husqvarna 440 e-series Owner's Manual

Husqvarna 440 e-series Owner's Manual

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Oper ator's manual
440e TrioBrake
445e TrioBrake
Please r ead 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
1153159-95 Rev .2 2010-04-08


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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual 440e TrioBrake 445e TrioBrake Please r ead 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 1153159-95 Rev .2 2010-04-08...
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  • Page 7: Key To Symbols

    KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols on the mac hine and/or in Switch off the engine before carrying out any checks or the manual: maintenance. NB! The start/stop switch automatically returns to run W ARNING! Chain saws can be position. In order to prevent dangerous! Careless or improper use unintentional starting, the spark can result in serious or fatal injury to the...
  • Page 8 KEY T O SYMBOLS Y ou will find the following labels on your chain saw: EP A III , CARB III (440e TrioBrake) The Emissions Compliance Period referred to on the Emission Compliance label indicates the number of operating hours for which the engine has been shown to meet Federal and Californian emissions requirements.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

  • Page 10: Intr Oduction

    Dear customer! What is what on the c hain saw? (1) Cylinder cover Cong ratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna Decompression valve (445e TrioBrake) product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the...
  • Page 11: General Safety Preca Utions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Bef ore using a new chain saw WARNING! Never allow children to use or • Please read this manual carefully. be in the vicinity of the machine. As the machine is equipped with a spring- • (1) - (113) refer to figures on p.
  • Page 12: Always Use Common Sense

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Always use common sense (2) carried out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not carried out professionally. If you need further information It is not possible to cover every conceivable situation you please contact your nearest servicing dealer. can face when using a chain saw.
  • Page 13 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Chain catcher If the kickback is less violent or the kickback zone of the bar is closer to you the chain brake is designed to The chain catcher is designed to catch the chain if it be activated manually by the movement of your left snaps or jumps off.
  • Page 14: Cutting Equipment

    Reduce the risk of the saw chain breaking or jumping a bar and chain combinations recommended by off the bar. Husqvarna. See instructions under the heading Technical • Obtain optimal cutting performance. Data for a list of replacement bar and chain combinations •...
  • Page 15 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • The cutting part of the chain is called the cutter and Adjustment of depth gauge setting consists of a cutting tooth (A) and the depth gauge (B). The cutters cutting depth is determined by the difference in height between the two (depth gauge setting).
  • Page 16: Lubricating Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Lubricating cutting equipment If the chain lubrication system is still not working after carrying out the above checks and associated measures you should contact your servicing dealer. WARNING! Poor lubrication of cutting equipment may cause the chain to snap, Chain drive sprocket which could lead to serious, even fatal injuries.
  • Page 17: Fitting The Bar And Chain

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS / ASSEMBLY Fitting the bar and chain Check regularly: • Whether there are burrs on the edges of the bar. WARNING! Always wear gloves, when Remove these with a file if necessary. working with the chain. • Whether the groove in the bar has become badly worn.
  • Page 18: Fuel Handling

    • Mix (shake) the fuel mixture thoroughly before filling the machine’s fuel tank. HUSQVARNA recommends the use of alkylate fuel or environmental fuel for four-stroke engines blended with • Do not mix more than one month’s supply of fuel at a two-stroke oil as set out below.
  • Page 19: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Fueling WARNING! Never use a machine with visible damage to the spark plug guard and ignition cable. A risk of sparking arises, which can cause a fire. Transport and storage WARNING! Taking the following • Always store the chain saw and fuel so that there is no precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: risk of leakages or fumes coming into contact with sparks or naked flames from electrical equipment,...
  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Air purge, 3: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel fills the diaphragm (at least 6 times). The diaphragm need not be completely filled. (49) WARNING! Note the following before Grip the front handle with your left hand. Hold the chain starting: saw on the ground by placing your right foot through the rear handle.
  • Page 21 STARTING AND STOPPING 440e TrioBrake, 445e TrioBrake Pull the starter handle with your right hand and pull out the starter cord slowly until you feel a resistance (as the starter pawls engage) then pull firmly and rapidly until the engine fires. As the chain brake is still engaged the speed of the engine must be set to idling as soon as possible, this is achieved by disengaging the throttle lock.
  • Page 22: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Before use: (55) Take great care when removing small branches and avoid cutting bushes (i.e. cutting many small branches Check that the chain brake works correctly and is not at the same time). Small branches can be grabbed by damaged.
  • Page 23: Basic Cutting Technique

    WORKING TECHNIQUES saw chain and be thrown towards you. Even if this Terms does not need to be a danger, you may be surprised Cutting = General term for cutting through wood. and lose control of the saw. Never saw stacked logs or Limbing = Cutting branches off a felled tree.
  • Page 24: Tree Felling Technique

    WORKING TECHNIQUES The log is lying on the ground. There is little risk of the Another very important factor, which does not affect the chain jamming or the object splitting. However there is a felling direction but does affect your safety, is to make sure risk that the chain will touch the ground when you finish the tree has no damaged or dead branches that might the cut.
  • Page 25: How To Avoid Kickback

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Felling cut Never cut straight through a tree or branch that is in tension! The felling cut is made from the opposite side of the tree and it must be perfectly horizontal. Stand on the left side If you must cut across tree/limb, make two to three cuts, of the tree and cut on the pull stroke.
  • Page 26: Maintenance

    Carburetor adjustment requires special training. This is especially true of the machine′s safety equipment. If your machine fails any of Your Husqvarna product has been designed and the checks described below we recommend you to manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful contact our servicing dealer.
  • Page 27: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE Grasp the chain saw firmly, wrapping your fingers and spark plug cap must be removed from the spark plug thumbs around the handles. (56) when assembling, checking and/or performing maintenance. Apply full throttle and activate the chain brake by tilting your left wrist forward onto the front hand guard.
  • Page 28: Air Filter

    Remember that the recoil spring is coiled under tension in the starter housing. A HUSQVARNA chain saw can be equipped with different types of air filters according to working conditions, • Remove the cassette with the recoil spring from the weather, season, etc.
  • Page 29: Lubricating The Bar Tip Sprocket

    MAINTENANCE Lubricating the bar tip sprocket Winter use Running problems can occur when using the machine in the cold and snowy conditions caused by: • Too low engine temperature. Lubricate the bar tip sprocket each time you refuel. Use • Icing of the air filter and carburetor.
  • Page 30: 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. Daily maintenance Weekly maintenance Monthly maintenance Check the brake band on the chain On chain saws without a catalytic brake for wear.
  • Page 31: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 445e TrioBrake 440e TrioBrake Motor Cylinder displacement, 2,79/45,7 2,49/40,9 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,65/42 1,61/41 Stroke, inch/mm 1,30/33 1,22/31 Idle speed, rpm 2700 2900 Power, kW/hp @ rpm 2,1 / 2,8 @ 9000 1,8/2,4 @ 9000 Ignition system NGK BPMR 7A/ NGK BPMR 7A/...
  • Page 32: Bar And Chain Combinations

    Chain saw models Husqvarna 440e TrioBrake and 445e TrioBrake met the kickback performance requirements of ANSI B 175.1-2000 when tested with the combinations of bars and saw chains listed below. The saw chain Husqvarna H30 is also classified as a low kickback saw chain since it met the requirements for low kickback saw chain outlined in ANSI B 175.1-2000.
  • Page 33: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    (California Air Resources Board), Environment Canada and Husqvarna Forest & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired Husqvarna Forest & Garden are pleased to explain the or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the emissions control system’s warranty on your 2009 and later...
  • Page 34: Your Warranty Rights And Obligations

    As the small nonroad engine responsibilities, you should contact your nearest authorized owner, you should, however, be aware that Husqvarna servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1- Forest & Garden may deny you warranty coverage if your 800-487-5951 or visit
  • Page 35: American Standard Safety Precautions

    AMERICAN STANDARD SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Safety precautions for chain saw Other safety precautions users WARNING! Do not operate a chain saw with one hand! Serious injury to the (ANSI B175.1-2000 Annex C) operator, helpers, bystanders or any Kickback safety precautions combination of these persons may result from one-handed operation.
  • Page 36 The engine exhaust from this product contains chemical known to the State Original instructions of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. 1153159-95 ´®z+U/•¶5&¨ ´®z+U/•¶5&¨ 2010-04-08...

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