Operator′s manual 325HE3 X-series 325HE4 X-series Please read 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...
KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols WARNING! Incorrect or careless Keep all parts of your body away from use of a hedge trimmer can turn it hot surfaces. into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this operator’s manual.
CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing Note the following before starting: ......3 impairment.
Congratulations 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 Husqvarna River, for production of muskets.
WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? Cutter 15 Cylinder cover Bevel gear 16 Spark plug cap and spark plug Shaft 17 Fuel tank Hand guard (325HE3) 18 Starter handle Hand guard mounting screw (325HE3) 19 Impact guard (325HE4) Front handle (325HE3) 20 Angle adjustment handle Angle adjustment knob 21 Grease nipple and plug for ﬁlling lubricant.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it twigs. into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle setting. Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go barefoot.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Stop switch Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or deformation. Check that the vibration damping element is Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. undamaged and securely attached. WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage in people who have impaired circulation.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Regularly check that the mufﬂer is securely attached to Blades the machine. To ensure good cutting results it is important that the contact pressure between the blades is correct. The contact pressure is adjusted by turning the screws on the underside of the bar clockwise as far as they will go.
ASSEMBLY Fitting the hand guard and loop Adjusting the harness handle (325HE4) (325HE3) You should always use the harness with the machine to give maximum control over the machine and reduce the Slide the spacer into the slot in the loop handle. risk of fatigue in your arms and back.
Two-stroke oil • Secure the machine during transport. • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA • In order to prevent unintentional starting of the engine, two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for the spark plug cap must always be removed during our air-cooled two-stroke engines.
FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fuelling • Always mix the petrol and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by ﬁlling half the amount of the petrol to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the fuel mixture.
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that WARNING! The complete clutch cover could be thrown out. and shaft must be ﬁtted before the • Check the cutting attachment. Never use blades that machine is started, otherwise the clutch are dull, cracked or damaged.
STARTING AND STOPPING Warm engine Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the bulb. The bulb need not be completely ﬁlled. Starting Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!). Grip the starter handle, slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until you feel some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now quickly and powerfully pull the cord.
WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions • Never work from a ladder, stool or any other raised position that is not fully secured. IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a hedge trimmer. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Check the working area for foreign objects such as • Hold the machine as close to your body as possible to electricity cables, insects and animals, etc, or other get the best balance. objects that could damage the cutting attachment, such as metal items.
WORKING TECHNIQUES Transport position (325HE4) Once the work has been completed fold the cutting unit back against the shaft to simplify transport and storage of the hedge trimmer. Turn off the engine. Fit the transport guard to the cutting attachment. Loosen the knob on the shaft (clockwise).
Basic setting • The basic carburettor settings are adjusted during Your Husqvarna product has been designed and testing at the factory. The basic setting is richer than manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful the optimal setting and should be maintained for the emissions.
MAINTENANCE Mufﬂer Cooling system CAUTION! Some mufﬂers are ﬁtted with a catalytic To keep the working temperature as low as possible the converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether machine is equipped with a cooling system. your machine is ﬁtted with a catalytic converter. The mufﬂer is designed to reduce the noise level and to direct the exhaust gases away from the operator.
Oiling the air ﬁlter operation or earlier if necessary. Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the ﬁlter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
MAINTENANCE Cleaning and lubrication Clean any resin and plant residue from the blades using cleaning agent 531 00 75-13 (UL22) before and after using the machine. Lubricate the blade bars with special grease, part no. 531 00 75-12 (UL 21) before long periods of storage. –...
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 Operator’s Manual.
Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46-36-146500, declare under sole responsibility that the hedge trimmers Husqvarna 325HE3 and 325HE4 from 2009’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the type plate with subsequent serial number), are in conformity with the standards or or other normative documents following the provisions in the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES:...
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