Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 325HD A55 323HE3 X-series 325HE3 325HE4 X-series X-series Please r ead 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.
KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols Always wear approved protective gloves. W ARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you Regular cleaning is required.
CONTENTS Contents Note the f ollowing before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Please read the oper ator’s manual carefully. Symbols ............... Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing CONTENTS impairment. So always use approved hearing protection. Contents ..............Note the following before starting: ........ W ARNING! Under no circumstances may the INTR ODUCTION design of the machine be modiﬁed without...
Dear customer! Cong ratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Huskvarna River, for production of muskets. The location was logical, since water power was harnessed from the Huskvarna River to create the water-powered plant.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant W ARNING! Listen out for warning signals or shouts when you are wearing hearing protection. Always remove your hearing IMPORTANT! protection as soon as the engine stops. The machine is only designed for cutting branches and HEARING PR OTECTION twigs.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Mac hine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Press the throttle lock and make sure it returns to its original position when you release it. This section descr ibes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Vibration damping system In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a signiﬁcant risk of ﬁre. We therefore ﬁt certain mufﬂers with a spark arrestor mesh. Check whether the mufﬂer on your machine is ﬁtted with this kind of mesh. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier.
Replace the blades if they are bent or damaged. Blade guard (325HDA55) The blade guard (A) is intended to protect against any part of the body coming into contact with the blades (B). Check that the blade guard is not damaged or distorted.
ASSEMBLY Fitting the hand guard and loop Fitting the cutting head handle (325HDA55, 323HE3) (325HDA55,323HE3,325HE3) It is important that the hedge trimmer is laid on a ﬂat surface when you ﬁt the cutting head. Otherwise the cutting head may 1 Assemble the hand guard and loop handle by screwing not be ﬁtted straight.
ASSEMBLY Fitting the impact guard (325HE4) Fit the guard using the three screws and washers. Fit the two short screws in hole A. Tighten the screws to a torque of 4 Nm. After the machine has been in use for around 20 hours, re-tighten the screws to 4 Nm.
• In order to prevent unintentional starting of the engine, the • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- spark plug cap must always be removed during long-term stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air- storage, if the machine is not under close supervision and cooled two stroke-engines.
FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fueling • Always mix the gasoline and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by ﬁlling half the amount of the gasoline to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the fuel mixture.
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position. • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could be thrown out. • Check the cutting attachment. Never use blades that are dull, cracked or damaged. Warm engine Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the bulb.
WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions Safety instructions while working IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for • Always ensure you have a safe and stable working working with a hedge trimmer. position. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to •...
Basic working techniques • Tighten the knob. • Work with a swinging action from the bottom upwards when trimming sides. (325HDA55) • Undo the knob. • Adjust the throttle setting to suit the load. • When trimming a hedge the engine should always face away from the hedge.
WORKING TECHNIQUES Transport position (325HE3,325HE4) • Loosen the knob on the shaft (clockwise). (325HE4) Once the work has been completed fold the cutting unit back against the shaft to simplify transport and storage of the hedge trimmer. 1 Turn off the engine. •...
Basic setting • The basic carburetor settings are adjusted during testing Your Husqvarna product has been designed and at the factory. The basic setting is richer than the optimal manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful setting and should be maintained for the ﬁrst few hours the emissions.
MAINTENANCE Fine adjustment of the idle speed T Correctly adjusted carburetor Adjust the idle speed with the idle adjustment screw T, if When the carburetor is correctly adjusted the machine adjustment is necessary. First turn the idle adjustment screw accelerates without hesitation and burbles a little at maximum T clockwise until the blades start to move.
These factors cause deposits on the spark plug electrodes, which may result in operating problems and starting Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The difﬁculties. ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the ﬁlter.
Use a grease gun to ﬁll with grease. New machines are ﬁrst ﬁlled with grease after approximately 20 hours of operation, and subsequently approximately every 60 hours of operation. Use Husqvarna’s special grease, no. 503 98 96-01. CAUTION! The gear housing must not be ﬁlled completely with grease.
Clean the air ﬁlter. Replace if necessary. Check that the hand guard is not damaged. Replace the guard if damaged. (325HDA55, 323HE3, 325HE3) Check that nuts and screws are tight. Check that there are no fuel leaks from the engine, tank or fuel lines.
The EPA (The US Environmental Protection Agency), charge to the owner at an approved Husqvarna Forest & Environment Canada and Husqvarna Forest & Garden are Garden servicing dealer. If you have any questions regarding...
FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY PARTS LIST 1 Carburetor and internal parts 2 Intake pipe, airﬁlter holder and carburetor bolts. 3 Airﬁlter and fuelﬁlter covered up to maintenance schedule. 4 Ignition System 1 Spark Plug, covered up to maintenance schedule 2 Ignition Module 5 Mufﬂer with catalytic converter MAINTENANCE STATEMENT...