Husqvarna 232L Operator's Manual
Husqvarna 232L Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 232L Operator's Manual

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Oper ator's manual (EPA)
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 232L 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...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting WARNING! Clearing saws, brushcutters attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with and trimmers can be dangerous! Careless trimmer cord. or incorrect 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 following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS • Please read the operator’s manual carefully. Symbols ............... Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control CONTENTS devices and system may be performed by any nonroad Contents ..............engine repair establishment or individual. Note the following before starting: ........
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Dear customer! 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 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.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? 1 Trimmer head 14 Choke control 2 Grease filler cap, bevel gear 15 Air purge 3 Bevel gear 16 Air filter cover 4 Cutting attachment guard 17 Clutch cover 5 Shaft 18 Handle adjustment 6 Loop handle 19 Locking nut 7 Throttle control...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important WARNING! 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 trimming grass. HEARING PROTECTION The only accessories you can operate with this engine unit Wear hearing protection that provides adequate noise are the cutting attachments we recommend in the chapter...
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Machine′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Press the throttle lockout and make sure it returns to its original position when you release it. This section describes the machine′s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Cutting attachment guard Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or deformation. Check that the vibration damping element is undamaged and securely attached. WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can This guard is intended to prevent loose objects from being lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage thrown towards the operator.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Cutting equipment If the muffler on your machine is fitted with a spark arrestor screen this must be cleaned regularly. A blocked screen will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to serious This section describes how to choose and maintain your damage.
  • Page 10: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the loop handle Assembling the cutting equipment WARNING! When fitting the cutting attachment it is • Unscrew the knob and plastic cover from the handle extremely important that the raised section mounting. on the drive disc/support flange engages correctly in the centre hole of the cutting attachment.
  • Page 11: Fitting Other Guards And Cutting Attachments

    ASSEMBLY • Fit the nut (G). Tighten the nut to a torque of 35-50 Nm (3.5-5 kpm). Use the socket spanner in the tool kit. Grasp the handle of the spanner as close to the trimmer guard as possible. To tighten the nut, turn the spanner in the opposite direction to the direction of rotation (Caution! left- hand thread).
  • Page 12: Fuel Handling

    • 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.
  • Page 13: 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 (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 14: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Cold engine Ignition: Set the stop switch to the start position. Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position. • Check that the support flange is not cracked due to fatigue or due to being tightened too much. Discard the support flange if it is cracked.
  • Page 15 STARTING AND STOPPING 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.
  • Page 16: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions 6 Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the machine on the right side of your body. IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a trimmer. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
  • Page 17: Grass Trimming With A Trimmer Head

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Grass trimming with a trimmer head Sweeping • The fan effect of the rotating cord can be used for quick and easy clearing up. Hold the cord parallel to and above the area to be swept and move the tool to and fro. Trimming •...
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    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.
  • Page 19: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE Fine adjustment of the idle speed T Correctly adjusted carburetor Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is When the carburetor is correctly adjusted the machine will necessary to readjust. First turn the idle adjustment screw T accelerate without hesitation and burble a little at maximum clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate.
  • Page 20: Cooling System

    3 Cooling fins on the cylinder. 4 Cylinder cover (directs cold air over the cylinder). Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The Clean the cooling system with a brush once a week, more filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through often in demanding conditions.
  • Page 21: Spark Plug

    Use of the wrong spark plug can damage the piston/cylinder. Check that the spark plug is fitted with a suppressor. Note: Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others. Your warranty does not cover damage or liability caused by the use of accessories and/or attachments not specifically...
  • Page 22: 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 23: Technical Data Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 232L Engine Cylinder displacement, 1,88/30,8 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,38/35 Stroke, inch/mm 1,26/32 Idle speed, rpm 2700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11000-11700 Speed of output shaft, rpm 10000 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 1,1/8400 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 24: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    Husqvarna servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1-800- Forest & Garden cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of 487-5963.
  • Page 25 Super Auto II Super Auto II 1 " 4,0 m 15 cm ~2,0 m 6 " 6,5 ' 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 27 Trimmy H II 15 cm 6" 7,5 m ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 28 Trimmy Hit Pro 7,5 m 15 cm 6" ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm “Click” 6"...
  • Page 29 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
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