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Oper ator's manual (EPA)
232R 235R 235FR
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

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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 232R 235R 235FR 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...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols W ARNING! Clearing saws, Only use non-metallic, flexible brushcutters and trimmers can be cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer dangerous! Careless or incorrect heads with trimmer cord. use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of the operator’s manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the f ollowing before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 • Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission Contents ............... 3 control devices and system may be performed by any Note the following before starting: ......
  • Page 4: Intr Oduction

    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.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHA T IS WHA T? What is what? Blade 16 Air filter cover Grease filler cap, bevel gear 17 Handle adjustment Bevel gear 18 Locking nut Cutting attachment guard 19 Support flange Shaft 20 Support cup Handlebar 21 Drive disc Throttle control 22 Trimmer head Stop switch...
  • Page 6: General Safety Preca Utions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPOR TANT! The machine is only designed for trimming grass, grass A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be clearing and/or forestry clearing. dangerous if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 7: Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS BOO TS control (B). When you release the handle the throttle control and the throttle lockout both move back to their Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole. original positions. This movement is controlled by two independent return springs.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS be chec ked. See instructions under the heading Vibration damping system Maintenance. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. Stop s witch Use the stop s witch to switch off the engine. Use of incorrectly wound cord or an incorrect cutting attachment increases the level of vibration.
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS saw. Certain harnesses also have a quick release fitted to Regularly check that the muffler is securely attached to the support hook. the machine. Check that the harness straps are correctly positioned. If the muffler on your machine is fitted with a spark Once the harness and machine have been adjusted, arrestor screen this must be cleaned regularly.
  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS should operate the socket spanner when loosening or Cutting equipment tightening the nut. Saw blades are intended for cutting fibrous types of wood. Grass blades and grass cutters are intended for cutting coarse grass. The nylon lining inside the locking nut must not be so worn that you can turn it by hand.
  • Page 11: Sharpening The Saw Blade

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Check the cutting attachment for damage or cracks. A A correctly sharpened blade is essential for working damaged cutting attachment should always be replaced. efficiently and to avoid unnecessary wear to the blade and clearing saw. Sharpening grass cutters and grass blades •...
  • Page 12 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Trimmer head IMPORTANT! Always ensure the trimmer cord is wound tightly and evenly around the drum, otherwise the machine will generate harmful vibration. • Only use the recommended trimmer heads and trimmer cords. These have been tested by the manufacturer to suit a particular engine size.
  • Page 13: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar (232R) the machine is in a comfortable working position when it hangs from the harness. Tighten the knob. • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. • Slide the throttle handle onto the right side of the handlebar, (see diagram).
  • Page 14: Transport Position, Handlebar

    Fitting a blade guard, grass blade Transport position, handlebar and grass cutter (232R) • The handlebar can easily be turned to fit along the shaft for easier transportation and storage.
  • Page 15: Fitting A Blade Guard, Grass Blade And Grass Cutter

    To tighten the nut, turn the spanner in the opposite direction to the direction of rotation (Caution! left-hand thread). Fitting the blade guard and saw blade (232R) Fitting a blade guard, grass blade • Secure the adapter (H) using the four screws (I).
  • Page 16: Fitting The Blade Guard And Saw Blade

    ASSEMBLY • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. Fitting the blade guard and saw blade (235R, 235FR) • Remove the mounting plate (H). Fit the adapter (I) and bracket (J) with the two screws (K) as shown. Fit the blade guard (A) to the adapter using the 4 screws (L) as shown.
  • Page 17: Fitting A Trimmer Guard And Superauto Ii 1" Trimmer Head

    (Caution! left-hand thread). Fitting a trimmer guard and Superauto II 1" trimmer head (232R) • Fit the bottom half of the trimmer head (K) to the cover (I) by pressing them together, with the cut-outs on the bottom half aligned with the catches on the cover.
  • Page 18: Fitting The Trimmer Guard And Trimmer Head Trimmy Sii

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the trimmer guard and Fitting other guards and cutting trimmer head Trimmy SII (235R, attachments (232R) 235FR) • Fit the correct trimmer guard (A) for use with the trimmer head. CAUTION! Ensure that the guard extension is fitted.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Harness And Clearing Saw

    ASSEMBLY Place the locking pin in the groove on the screw head Spreading the load on your shoulders and tighten. See diagram. A well-adjusted harness and machine makes work much easier. Adjust the harness for the best working position. Tension the side straps so that the weight is evenly distributed across both shoulders.
  • Page 20: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil measures. • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for WARNING! Take care when handling fuel. our air-cooled two stroke-engines. Bear in mind the risk of fire, explosion and inhaling fumes.
  • Page 21: Fueling

    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 WARNING! Taking the following (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 22: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The most common reason why cracks are formed is that sharp corners have been formed at the bottom of the teeth while sharpening or that the blade has been...
  • Page 23 STARTING AND STOPPING Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel handle, slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until begins to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely you feel some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now filled.
  • Page 24: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions position yourself incorrectly or make the cut in the wrong place the tree may hit you or the machine and cause you to lose control. Both situations can cause IMPORTANT! serious personal injury. This section describes the basic safety precautions for working with clearing saws and trimmers.
  • Page 25 WORKING TECHNIQUES The ABC of clearing Working methods • Always use the correct equipment. WARNING! Machines fitted with saw • Make sure the equipment is well adjusted. blades or grass blades can be thrown violently to the side when the blade •...
  • Page 26 WORKING TECHNIQUES conditions, so that cleared stems fall in the cleared 3 o’clock and 5 o’clock so that the direction of rotation area of the stand. of the blade pushes the bottom of the tree to the left. • To fell a tree forwards, the bottom of the tree should be pulled backwards.
  • Page 27 WORKING TECHNIQUES Brush cutting with a saw blade • Try to work rhythmically. Stand firmly with your feet apart. Move forward after the return stroke and stand firmly again. • Let the support cup rest lightly against the ground. It is used to protect the blade from hitting the ground.
  • Page 28 WORKING TECHNIQUES Cutting • The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.
  • Page 29: Maintenance

    • The T-screw regulates the throttle setting at idle speed. If the T-screw is turned clockwise this gives a Your Husqvarna product has been designed and higher idle speed; turning it anti-clockwise gives a manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful lower idle speed.
  • Page 30 MAINTENANCE Low speed jet L High speed jet H Try to find the highest idling speed, turning the low speed The high speed jet H affects the engine power, speed, needle L clockwise respectively counter-clockwise. When temperature and fuel consumption. If the high speed jet H the highest speed has been found, turn the low speed is set too lean (screwed in too far) the engine speed will needle L 1/4 turn counter-clockwise.
  • Page 31: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE Adjusting the start throttle speed should clean the screen at least once a week. This is best done with a wire brush. The correct start throttle speed is set by means of an adjuster on the rear of the handle next to the cable. Use this screw (4 mm Allen screw) to increase or decrease the start throttle speed.
  • Page 32: Bevel Gear

    A dirty or blocked cooling system results in the machine overheating which causes damage to the piston and cylinder. Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly Bevel gear through the filter.
  • Page 33: 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. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this manual. More extensive work must be carried out by an authorised service workshop.
  • Page 34: Technical D Atat Echnical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 232R 235R, 235FR Engine Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm 1,88/30,8 2,45/40,2 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,38/35 1,57/40 Stroke, inch/mm 1,26/32 1,26/32 Idle speed, rpm 2700 2700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11000-11700 11500-12500 Speed of output shaft, rpm...
  • Page 35 TECHNICAL DATA Approved accessories 232R Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm Arbor shaft thread M10 Grass 255-4 (Ø 255 4 teeth) 503 74 40-01 Grass 255-8 (Ø 255 8 teeth) 503 74 40-01 Grass blade/grass cutter Multi 255-3 (Ø...
  • Page 36: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement Your Warranty Rights And Obligations

    Husqvarna Forest & Garden must charge to the owner at an approved Husqvarna Forest & warrant the emission control system on your small Garden servicing dealer. If you have any questions...
  • Page 37: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION-RELATED PARTS Any Husqvarna Forest & Garden approved replacement part used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repairs on emission-related parts, will be provided without charge to the owner if the part is under warranty.
  • Page 38 Super Auto II Super Auto II 1 " 4,0 m 15 cm ~2,0 m 6 " 6,5 ' 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 40 T35, T35x 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 41 Trimmy Hit “Click” 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m “Click” ~ 15 cm " 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 42 Trimmy Hit Pro 7,5 m 15 cm 6" ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm “Click” 6"...
  • Page 43 Trimmy SII 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m ~ 15 cm "Clic" 35-50 NM...
  • Page 45 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 46 4,25 m 4,25 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 47 T45, T45x 10 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m 15 cm "Clic" 6"...
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