Husqvarna K 970 Ring Operator's Manual

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K 970 Ring
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure
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you understand the instructions before using the machine.



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  • Page 1 Oper ator ′ s manual K 970 Ring Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure 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 on the mac hine Explanation of warning le vels The w arnings are graded in three levels. W ARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or W ARNING! carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols on the machine ..........Explanation of warning levels ........CONTENTS Contents ..............PRESENT ATION Dear Customer , ............Features ............... WHA T IS WHAT? What is what on the po wer cutter? ....... MA CHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Gener al ................
  • Page 4: Present Ation

    When y ou push the air purge diaphragm, fuel is pumped through to the carburettor. Fewer pulls are required for Husqvarna is the global leader in outdoor power products for starting, meaning the machine becomes easier to start. forestry, park maintenance and lawn and garden care, as well as cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.
  • Page 5: Wha T Is What

    WHA T IS WHA T? What is what on the po wer cutter? 1 Control for the guide rollers 19 Choke 2 Grease nipples 20 Rear handle 3 Blade guard/spray guard 21 Stop switch 4 Diamond blade 22 Air purge 5 Locking button for the drive wheel 23 Cylinder cover 6 Water connection with filter...
  • Page 6: Ma Chine´s Safety Equipment

    MA CHINE´S SAFETY EQ UIPMENT General • Start the power cutter and apply full throttle. Release the throttle control and check that the cutting blade stops and remains stationary. If the cutting blade rotates when the throttle is in the idle position you should check the WARNING! Never use a machine that has carburettor’s idle adjustment.
  • Page 7 MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Vibration damping system Inspecting the muffler Check regularly that the muffler is complete and secured correctly. WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage in people who have impaired circulation. Contact your doctor if you experience symptoms of overexposure to vibration.
  • Page 8: Blades

    • We offers a number of blades for different materials in its 1) New range. Check with your Husqvarna dealer to see which blades are best suited for your usage. 2) Worn Sharpening diamond blades •...
  • Page 9: Transport And Storage

    BLADES The roller setting should be checked twice during the life of the diamond blade, once after fitting the blade and when the blade is semi worn. Transport and storage • Store the blade in a dry place. • Inspect new blades for transport or storage damage. –...
  • Page 10: Assembling And Adjustments

    ASSEMBLING AND ADJUSTMENTS Fitting the blade • Loosen the knob to offload the springs. WARNING! It is forbidden to reconstruct a used blade. A used blade may be weakened. A reconstructed blade can crack or break into pieces and seriously injury the operator or other persons.
  • Page 11: Water Hose

    ASSEMBLING AND ADJUSTMENTS • Fit the support roller cover. Now tighten the four screws • Tighten the locking nuts on the support roller guard. fully. • Rotate the blade and make sure that the support rollers • Rotate the blade and make sure you can still hold the are not clamped against the blade.
  • Page 12: Fuel Handling

    Mixing ratio For this reason observe caution when handling fuel and make sure there is • 1:50 (2%) with HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil or equivalent. adequate ventilation. • 1:33 (3%) with oils class JASO FB or ISO EGB formulated The exhaust fumes from the engine are hot for air-cooled, two-stroke engines.
  • Page 13 FUEL HANDLING Long-term storage • When storing the machine for long periods the fuel tank must be emptied. Contact your local petrol station to find out where to dispose of excess fuel. – 13 English...
  • Page 14: Operating

    OPERATING Protective equipment • Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. General • Keep in mind that it is you, the operator that is responsible • Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help for not exposing people or their property to accidents or in the event of an accident.
  • Page 15: Work Area Safety

    OPERATING • Never move the machine when the cutting equipment is WARNING! This machine produces an rotating. The machine is equipped with a friction retarder electromagnetic field during operation. This to shorten the stop time. field may under some circumstances •...
  • Page 16 Cutting depth pieces so that they can be transported and lifted safely. K 970 Ring can cut up to a depth of 260 mm (10 inches). When cutting out large holes it is important that the piece to Making a guide cut of 50-70 mm (2-3 inches) first, gives you be cut out is braced so that it cannot fall against the operator.
  • Page 17: Transport And Storage

    OPERATING Kickback Pinching kickback Pinching is when the cut closes and pinches the blade. If the blade is pinched or stalled the reactive force will be strong and WARNING! Kickback can happen very you might not be able to control the power cutter. suddenly and violently;...
  • Page 18: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting • Start throttle position - warm engine: The correct choke/start throttle setting is obtained by pulling the choke control to the choke position and then pushing it in again. This only engages the start throttle setting without any WARNING! Please read the operator’s choke.
  • Page 19: Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING • When the engine starts, quickly apply full throttle to automatically disengage fast idle. Stopping CAUTION! The cutting blade continue to rotate up to a minute after the motor has stopped. (Blade coasting.) Make sure that the cutting blade can rotate freely until it is completely stopped.
  • Page 20: Maintenance

    • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the machine and make essential adjustments and repairs. Maintenance schedule In the maintenance schedule you can see which parts of your machine that require maintenance, and with which intervals it should take place.
  • Page 21: Cleaning

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning Guide rollers Lubricating the guide rollers External cleaning • Connect the grease gun to the grease nipples. • Clean the machine daily by rinsing it with clean water after the work is finished. Cooling air intake • Clean the cooling air intake when needed. NOTICE! A dirty or blocked air intake results in the machine •...
  • Page 22 MAINTENANCE • Lift off the blade. • Insert the new guide roller in the chassis. Now press the guide roller into the knob. • Unscrew the knob. First turn the knob a few turns until you feel a resistance. The guide roller then follows the knob •...
  • Page 23: Drive Belt

    This is quite normal. Please contact an accredited Husqvarna workshop if you have any questions. The drive belt is enclosed and well protected from dust and dirt.
  • Page 24 MAINTENANCE Starter • Press on the belt tensioner with your thumb to tension the belt. Now tighten the screw holding the belt tensioner. WARNING! When the recoil spring is wound up in the starter housing it is under tension and can, if handled carelessly, pop out and cause personal injury.
  • Page 25: Fuel System

    MAINTENANCE • Secure the starter cord around the cord pulley as • Loosen the bolts holding the spring cassette. illustrated. Tighten the fastening well and ensure that the free end is as short as possible. Secure the end of the starter cord in the starter handle.
  • Page 26: Reconstructing The Blade

    Replacing the air filter reconstructed. A shattered blade can cause serious personal injuries to the user or other persons. For this reason Husqvarna does NOTICE! The air filter must not be cleaned or blown clean with compressed air. This will damage the filter.
  • Page 27: Trouble Shooting

    TROUBLE SHOOTING Troubleshooting schedule WARNING! If service operations or trouble shooting does not require the machine to be on, the engine should be switched off, and the stop switch in STOP position. Problem Probable cause The blade does not rotate. Roller knobs not tightened fully.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Engine K 970 Ring Cylinder displacement, cm 93,6 Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm 2700 Max. fast idle speed, rpm 9300 (+/- 150) Power, kW/ rpm 4,8/9000 Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system Type of ignition system...
  • Page 29: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the power cutters Husqvarna K 970 Ring from 2011’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES: •...
  • Page 32 Original instructions 1152681-26 ´®z+Td,¶6^¨ ´®z+Td,¶6^¨ rev. 2 2012-01-18...