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Husqvarna 232R Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual (EPA)
232R 235R
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual (EPA) 232R 235R Please read 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 Switch off the engine by moving the stop switch to the STOP position before carrying out any checks or maintenance. WARNING! Clearing saws, brushcutters and trimmers can be dangerous! Careless or Always wear approved protective gloves. incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the Symbols ................ 2 design and appearance of products without prior notice. CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing impairment.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment CLOTHING Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, IMPORTANT! Whenever you use a clearing saw, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go brushcutter or trimmer you must wear personal protective barefoot.
  • Page 5 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler WARNING! Never use a cutting attachment without an approved guard. See the chapter The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum and on Technical data. If an incorrect or faulty to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. A muffler fitted guard is fitted this can cause serious with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce harmful personal injury.
  • Page 6: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Grass blades and grass cutters are intended for cutting • Check that the throttle control and throttle lock move freely coarse grass. and that the return springs work properly. A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. • The throttle lock is designed to prevent accidental operation of the throttle control.
  • Page 7 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting equipment • Always use the recommended guard for the cutting attachment you are using. See chapter on Technical data. This section describes how to choose and maintain your cutting equipment in order to: • Reduce the risk of kickback. •...
  • Page 8: Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Locking nut • Make sure that the blade is well supported when you file it. Use a 5.5 mm round file with a file holder. • When fitting, tighten the nut in the opposite direction to the direction of rotation of the cutting attachment. To remove it, undo the nut in the same direction as the cutting attachment rotates.
  • Page 9: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Starting • Smaller machines generally require small trimmer heads and vice versa. This is because when clearing using a cord the engine must throw out the cord radially from the trimmer head and overcome the resistance of the grass being cleared.
  • Page 10: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Transport and storage 4 Take great care when cutting a tree that is in tension. A tree that is in tension may spring back to its normal • Store and transport the machine and fuel so that there is position before or after being cut.
  • Page 11: Basic Working Techniques

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Basic working techniques Spreading the load on your shoulders A well-adjusted harness and machine makes work much • Always slow the engine to idle speed after each working easier. Adjust the harness for the best working position. operation. Long periods at full throttle without any load on Tension the side straps so that the weight is evenly distributed the engine can lead to serious engine damage.
  • Page 12 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The ABC of clearing Forestry clearing using a saw blade Always use the correct equipment. Make sure the equipment is well adjusted. • The risk of kickback increases with increasing stem size. Follow the safety precautions. You should therefore avoid cutting with the area of the Organise your work carefully.
  • Page 13: Brush Cutting With A Saw Blade

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS side. Adjust the cutting pressure to match the size of the • If the blade is angled to the left when clearing grass, the stem and the hardness of the wood. Small stems require grass will collect in a line, which makes it easier to collect, more pressure, while large stems require less pressure.
  • Page 14: Grass Trimming With A Trimmer Head

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Grass trimming with a trimmer head • Do not allow the trimmer head to constantly come into contact with the ground during normal cutting. Constant contact of this type can cause damage and wear to the Trimming trimmer head. Sweeping •...
  • Page 15: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? 1 Blade 15 Air purge 2 Grease filler cap 16 Air filter cover 3 Bevel gear 17 Handle adjustment 4 Cutting attachment guard 18 Locking nut 5 Shaft 19 Support flange 6 Handlebar 20 Support cup 7 Throttle control 21 Drive disc 8 Stop switch...
  • Page 16: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar Fitting the handlebar (232R) (235R) • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. • Slide the throttle handle onto the right side of the •...
  • Page 17: Transport Position, Handlebar

    ASSEMBLY Transport position, handlebar • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. • Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc • The handlebar can easily be turned to fit along the shaft aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.
  • Page 18: Fitting A Trimmer Guard And Superauto Ii Trimmer Head (232R)

    Fitting a trimmer guard and • To dismantle, follow the instructions in the reverse order. Superauto II trimmer head Fitting the trimmer guard and (232R) trimmer head Trimmy SII (235R) • Fit the correct trimmer guard (A) for use with the trimmer head.
  • Page 19: Fitting Other Guards And Cutting Attachments

    ASSEMBLY Fitting other guards and cutting Spreading the load on your shoulders attachments 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

    Fuel Two-stroke oil • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- CAUTION! The machine is equipped with a two-stroke engine stroke oil, which is specially formulated for our two-stroke and must always been run using a mixture of gasoline and engines.
  • Page 21: Fuelling

    FUEL HANDLING Fuelling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Always shut off the engine before refuelling. Always stop the engine and let it cool for a few minutes before refuelling.
  • Page 22: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The most WARNING! The complete clutch cover and common reason why cracks are formed is that sharp shaft must be fitted before the machine is corners have been formed at the bottom of the teeth while started, otherwise the clutch can come loose...
  • Page 23 STARTING AND STOPPING Air purge: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel begins to fill the diaphragm. The diaphragm need not be completely filled. Stopping Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start throttle positions the cutting attachment will start to rotate immediately.
  • Page 24: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburettor WARNING! If the idle speed cannot be adjusted so that the cutting attachment Your Husqvarna product has been designed and stops, contact your dealer/service manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful workshop. Do not use the machine until it emissions.
  • Page 25: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE High speed jet H Some mufflers are equipped with a special spark arrestor mesh. If your machine has this type of muffler, you should Note that the engine should not be under load when you clean the mesh at least once a week. This is best done with a adjust the high speed jet H.
  • Page 26: Bevel Gear

    • See the cutting attachment packaging for correct Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The sharpening instructions. filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through •...
  • Page 27: Filing The Saw Blade

    MAINTENANCE Daily maintenance • Sharpen all edges equally to maintain the balance of the blade. • Check throttle trigger and throttle trigger lockout function. • Check that the stop switch works correctly. • Check that the cutting attachment always stops when the engine is idling.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 232R 235R Engine Cylinder volume, 1,88/30,8 2,21/36,3 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,38/35 1,50/38 Stroke, inch/mm 1,28/32 1,28/32 Idle speed, rpm 2700 2700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11000-11700 11000-11700 Speed of output shaft, rpm 10000 10000 Max.
  • Page 29 TECHNICAL DATA Approved accessories 232R Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm Blade shaft thread M10 Grass blade/grass cutter Grass 255-4 (Ø 255 4 teeth) 503 74 40-01 Grass 255-8 (Ø 255 8 teeth) 503 74 40-01 Multi 255-3 (Ø...
  • Page 30: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    Forest & Garden cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of responsibilities, you should contact your nearest authorized receipts or for your failure to ensure the performance of all servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1-800- scheduled maintenance. As the small nonroad engine owner, 487-5963 you should, however, be aware that Husqvarna Forest &...
  • Page 31 Super Auto II Super Auto II 1 " 4,0 m 15 cm ~2,0 m 6 " 6,5 ' 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 33 Trimmy H II 15 cm 6" 7,5 m ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 34 Trimmy Hit “Click” 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m “Click” ~ 15 cm " 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 35 Trimmy Hit Pro 7,5 m 15 cm 6" ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm “Click” 6"...
  • Page 36 Trimmy SII 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m ~ 15 cm "Clic" 35-50 NM...
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