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Operation - Husqvarna 540 Instruction Manual

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OPERATION

ENGINE ADJUSTMENTS (Fig.K
Refer to the engine manufacturer's maintenance ma-
nual.
CAUTION:- 0.6l Oil must be added to the
engine before use
STARTING THE ENGINE (Fig.K
Once the machine has been set up properly, start the
engine as follows:
a) Engines with choke system:
when the engine is cold, position the accelerator lever
(Fig.K
- pos.13) on START
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b)Operate the engine stop lever (14) to prepare the
engine for start, keep lever pressed against handle
while starting and using the machine (it operates the
engine brake).
c) Engines with primer system:
Press the fuel-enrichment pump (23) located on the
carburettor 3 or 4 times position the accelerator lever
(13) on MAX.
For further information and explanations, read carefully
the user instruction manual of the engine.
d) Start engine.
MANUAL STARTING: (While holding the engine stop
lever (14)).
 Hold the engine start-grip (11) and pull the starter rope
gently until you feel the resistance caused by compres-
sion. Return the starter rope slowly then pull the handle
firmly towards you to its full extent.
ELECTRICAL STARTING: (While holding the engine
stop lever (14)).
 Insert the plug (G) in the socket (H) on the engine.
Turn the ignition key (17) or push the button (25) ,only
for the models with this equipment
CAUTION: The blade starts turning as soon
as the engine is started.
Keep the engine stop lever (14) depressed during machine
operation. When the lever is released, the engine stops.
When leaving the machine for any period of time always
remove the push button (25).
Remove the push button by turning until the key and
keyway line up, and then pull out.
Fit in reverse order
AUTOMATIC ADVANCEMENT
Periodically check the automatic advance assem-
bly and make sure to keep it clean. In particular,
the pinion (24) and the gear (25) must be kept
perfectly clean.
ADJUSTMENT OF CLUTCH CABLE
Important: If, when you press the clutch lever, the automatic advance gear does not engage, the clutch cable
should be adjusted by inserting the spring (P) in one of the subsequent holes in the plate (R) or in the hole "S" .
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MOWING (Fig.K
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To cut the grass, push the lawn mower manually or insert
the automatic advance gear.
Before proceeding with the coupling of the automatic feed,
choose the speed by means of the change lever (20) (for
the models where it is included only).
Change the speed with the clutch disengaged.
There are 3 speed settings.
1°~ 0,6 m/s
2°~ 0,9 m/s
3°~ 1,2m/s
How to insert automatic advance: Lift up the clutch
handle (18) and keep it pressed in position.
CAUTION: Engage the gear only when the
engine is running.
How to disengage advance: Release the clutch han-
dle.
VERSION WITH BLADE BRAKE (Fig.K
With engine running, pull the handle (14) towards the bar
and keep depressed. Push the blade engagement lever
(19) forward to make the blade rotate.
WARNING! When the handle (14) is released
the blade stops while the motor continues
running.
MOWING
To cut the grass, push the lawn mower manually or insert
the automatic advance gear.
Before proceeding with the coupling of the automatic feed,
choose the speed by means of the change lever (20) (for
the models where it is included only).
Change the speed with the clutch disengaged. There are
3 speed settings.
1°~ 0,6 m/s
2°~ 0,9 m/s
3°~ 1,2m/s
How to insert automatic advance: Lift up the clutch
handle (18) and keep it pressed in position.
CAUTION: Engage the gear only when the
engine is running.
How to disengage advance: Release the clutch han-
dle.
To carry out this check, you must remove the wheel (26)
by unscrewing the screw (27).
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