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Operator ' s manual
K760 Rescue
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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    Operator ′ s manual K760 K760 Rescue Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. G G G G B B B B 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 TO SYMBOLS Manual version Air purge This manual is the International version used for all English speaking countries outside North America. If you operate in North America use the US-version. Decompression valve Symbols on the machine WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can cause serious or Refuelling, petrol/oil mix...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    PRESENTATION Dear Customer, ............ 4 Design and features ..........4 PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K760? ... 5 PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K760 Rescue? 6 MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General ..............7 CUTTING BLADES General ..............

  • Page 4: Presentation

    SmartCarb™ More than 300 years of innovation Built-in automatic filter compensation maintains high Husqvarna AB is a Swedish company based on a tradition power and reduces fuel consumption. that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Charles Dura Starter™...

  • Page 5: Presentation

    PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K760? Front handle 15 Blade guard Water tap 16 Decompression valve Warning decal 17 Air purge Air filter cover 18 Fuel cap Cylinder cover 19 Water connection with filter Choke control with start throttle lock...

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    PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K760 Rescue? Front handle 14 Decompression valve Warning decal 15 Air purge Air filter cover 16 Fuel cap Cylinder cover 17 Harness Choke control with start throttle lock 18 Belt guard...

  • Page 7: Machine´s Safety Equipment

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General • Check that the throttle trigger and throttle lockout move freely and that the return springs work properly. WARNING! Never use a machine that has faulty safety equipment! If your machine fails any checks contact your service agent to get it repaired.

  • Page 8: Blade Guard

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Blade guard Checking the vibration damping system WARNING! The engine should be WARNING! Always check that the guard switched off, and the stop switch in is correctly fitted before starting the STOP position. machine. • Check the vibration damping units regularly for cracks This guard is fitted above the cutting blade and is or deformation.

  • Page 9: Cutting Blades

    Make sure that the right bushing is used for the cutting blade to be fitted on the machine. See the instructions • Husqvarna cutting blades are manufactured for high- under the heading Fitting the cutting blade. speed, portable power cutters.

  • Page 10: Abrasive Blades

    CUTTING BLADES Abrasive blades Diamond blades General WARNING! Do not use abrasive blades with water. The strength is impaired when abrasive blades are exposed to WARNING! Never use a diamond blade to water or moisture, which results in an cut plastic material. The heat produced increased risk of the blade breaking.

  • Page 11: Toothed Blades, Carbide Tipped Blades And Emergency Situations

    CUTTING BLADES Diamond blades and cooling • During cutting the friction in the cut causes the diamond blade to be heated up. If the blade is allowed to get too hot this can result in loss of blade tensioning or core cracking. Diamond blades for dry cutting •...

  • Page 12: Assembling And Adjustments

    STOP position. The direction of rotation for the machine is shown by arrows on the cutting arm. Husqvarna’s blades are high speed blades approved for hand held power cutters. Checking the drive shaft and flange washers When the blade is replaced with a new one, check the flange washers and the drive shaft.

  • Page 13: Disengaging Oilguard

    If you are in a situation where you do not have access jeopardised such as balance. Cutting with the cutting to Husqvarna OilGuard oil, but you have oil of a similar head reversed should only occur with cuts that are not quality, you can deactivate the OilGuard system using possible in a standard manner.

  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil K760 WARNING! Running an engine in a • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA confined or badly ventilated area can two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for result in death due to asphyxiation or our air-cooled two-stroke engines.

  • Page 15: Fueling

    The engine should be quality which takes about ten seconds. If the correct switched off, and the stop switch in amount of Husqvarna OilGuard oil has been used, the STOP position. machine will run at a normal speed. If the wrong type...

  • Page 16: Operating

    Tight-fitting, heavy-duty and comfortable clothing that coordination or judgement. permits full freedom of movement. Cutting generates sparks that can ignite clothing. Husqvarna recommends that you wear flame-retardant cotton or WARNING! Unauthorized modifications heavy denim. Do not wear clothing made of material and/or accessories may lead to serious injury or death to the user or others.

  • Page 17: Work Area Safety

    OPERATING Basic working techniques WARNING! This machine produces an electromagnetic field during operation. WARNING! Do not pull the power cutter This field may under some to one side, this can cause the blade to circumstances interfere with active or jam or break resulting in injury to people. passive medical implants.

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    OPERATING • Maintain a safe distance from the cutting blade when • Move the blade slowly forwards and backwards to the engine is running. achieve a small contact area between the blade and the material to be cut. This reduces the temperature of •...

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    OPERATING Risk area Before each rescue operation No persons that do not have the protective equipment Check that the blade and the blade guard is not damaged described above shall be allowed inside the risk area for or cracked. Replace the blade or the blade guard if it has thrown material.

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    OPERATING Kickback zone Pipe cutting Never use the kickback zone of the blade for cutting. If Special care should be taken when cutting in pipes. If the the blade is pinched or stalled in the kickback zone, the pipe is not properly supported and the cut kept open reactive force will push the power cutter up and back through out the cutting, the blade might be pinched in the towards the user in a rotating motion causing serious or...

  • Page 21: Transport And Storage

    OPERATING How to aviod kickback Avoiding kickback is simple. • The work piece must always be supported so that the cut stays open when cutting through. When the cut opens there is no kickback. If the cut closes and pinches the blade there is always a risk of kickback. •...

  • Page 22: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting WARNING! Note the following before starting: Please read the operator’s manual • Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel carefully and make sure you understand the begins to fill the diaphragm (about 6 times). The instructions before using the machine.

  • Page 23: Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING With a warm engine: WARNING! When the engine is running the exhaust contains chemicals such as unburned hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. The content of the exhaust fumes is known to cause respiratory • Make sure that the stop switch (STOP) is in the left problems, cancer, birth defects or other position.

  • Page 24: 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 25: Cleaning

    This is before taking other steps. quite normal. Please contact an accredited Husqvarna workshop if you have any questions. • Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock.

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    MAINTENANCE Replacing the drive belt Carburettor The carburettor is equipped with fixed needles to ensure WARNING! Never start the engine when the machine always receives the correct mixture of fuel the belt pulley and clutch are removed and air. When the engine lacks power or accelerates for maintenance.

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    MAINTENANCE Starter • Secure the starter cord around the cord pulley as illustrated. Tighten the fastening well and ensure that the free end is as short as possible. Secure the end of WARNING! When the recoil spring is the starter cord in the starter handle. wound up in the starter housing it is under tension and can, if handled carelessly, pop out and cause personal...

  • Page 28: Fuel System

    MAINTENANCE Changing a broken recoil spring Fuel system • Undo the bolt in the centre of the pulley and remove General the pulley. • Check that the fuel cap and its seal are not damaged. • Check the fuel hose. Replace when damaged. Fuel filter •...

  • Page 29: Technical Data Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data K760, K760 Rescue Engine Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm 2700 Wide open throttle - no load, rpm 9300 (+/- 150) Power, kW/ rpm 3,7/9000 Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system...

  • Page 30: Ec-declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the power cutters Husqvarna K760, K760 Rescue from 2013’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: •...

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    GB - Original instructions 1155019-26 ´®z+W!|¶6-¨ ´®z+W!|¶6-¨ 2013-02-19...

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