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Maintenance - Husqvarna 540 Instruction Manual

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MAINTENANCE

 For a four stroke engine, check the oil level and change
the oil when dirty. For further explanation, see ENGINE
INSTRUCTION BOOK.
 Frequently check the mower and ensure that all grass
deposits are removed from beneath the deck.
 Never clean the mower by pouring water over it: this may
seriously damage the electric start system.
 Take care, the exhaust muffler may be very hot.
 Frequently remove the wheel screws clean whith pe-
troleum and oil before replacing. Ball bearings must be
greased before remounting.
BLADE
 To remove the blade (29) unscrew the screw
(30).
 Check the conditions of the blade-support (31), the
washer (32), the key (33) and the washer (34) and
replace any parts which are damaged.
 When reassembling, make sure that the key (33) is cor-
rectly seated in the shaft and that the cutting edges face
in the direction of the engine rotation. The blade screw
(30) must be torqued to 5,34 Kgm (52,4 Nm).
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KIT ELECTRIC STARTING
 Before starting the motor for the first time, you
are advised to keep the battery on charge for 2
to 3 hours.
If the battery proves to be low during starting, charge it
for 24 hours.
When starting, don't keep trying to start for more than
5 seconds.
BATTERY MAINTENANCE
IMPORTANT
For correct battery maintenance (37), especially in prepa-
ration for a long period of inactivity, and for recharging, it
is not necessary to remove it from its casing, but to simply
proceed as follows:
1) Remove contact (38).
2) Store the battery in a fresh and dry place.
3) Recharge the battery before use at room temperature
for 24-36 hours.
4) Restore the contact (38) before use
Caution! Switch off the motor and disconnect
the spark plug before undertaking any mainte-
nance work.
 Frequently check the blade for damage.
 The lawn mower must be checked by a SERVICE
DEALER.
 Cleaning under the bodywork
With machine at a standstill and off.
- Attach fitting (28) on the deck to the water supply tap.
Turn on the tap.
- start up the motor (blade in rotation), allowing it to
warm up for a few minutes.
- at the end of cleaning switch off the motor, turn off the
tap, detach the tube from the deck connection..
VERSION WITH BLADE BRAKE
 To remove the blade (35) unscrew the two screws
(36).
 Check the condition of the blade and replace any parts
that are damaged, re-assemble using two screws (36)
which must be torqued to 5,34 Kgm (52,4Nm).
BATTERY DISPOSAL
Those batteries marked with a "crossed out
waste disposal bin" and bearing the chemical
symbol Pb (battery containing lead) are not to
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be disposed in domestic waste bins.
The user is legally obliged to take the used
batteries to special collection points or to return
them to the retailer.
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ENGLISH - 5

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