Operator′s manual 356BT 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...
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.
This product is in accordance with applicable EC directives. Gloves should be worn when necessary. The blower can forcibly throw objects that can bounce back. This can result in serious eye injuries if the recommended safety equipment is not used.
It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this Operator’s manual. Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice.
Personal protective equipment WARNING! You must use approved personal protective equipment whenever you use the machine. Personal protective equipment cannot eliminate the risk of injury but it will reduce the degree of injury if an accident does happen. Ask your dealer for help in choosing the right equipment.
Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation easier. 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.
Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock. • The blower operator must ensure that no people or animals come closer than 15 metres. When several operators are working at the same site a safety distance of at least 15 metres must be in effect.
• Observe the surroundings and ensure that no people or animals can come into contact with the blower. • Place the machine on the ground, press the machine body against the ground with your left hand (NOTE! Not your foot).
• Use a rake or a brush to release rubbish stuck to the ground. • Hold the opening of the blower as close to the ground as possible. • Observe your surroundings. Direct the blower away from people, animals, play areas, and cars etc.
You can set the throttle position using the ”stop switch” and by doing so not need to hold your ﬁnger on the throttle all the time you are using the blower. Full throttle is obtained when the control is held back fully.
What is what on the blower? Outer cover Harness Outlet pipe Bellows with guard Stop switch with throttle position setting Control handle/Operating handle Throttle control Control pipe Intermediate pipe 10 Blow pipe 11 Starter handle WHAT IS WHAT? 12 Mufﬂer...
Assembling the blow pipe and control handle • Loosen the two screws on the fan’s outlet pipe and remove the two wear ring halves located on the outlet pipe. • Place these on the pipe bend so that the guide on the wear ring halves aligns with the slot on the pipe bend.
Accessories Handlebar Disassemble the intermediate pipe. Disassemble the knob from the holder and puch the holder on to the holder pipe. Assemble the knob and tighten. Assemble the intermediate pipe. Flat nozzle • If higher air speed is required, the round blow pipe is replaced by the ﬂat nozzle.
Mixture 1:50 (2%). • If HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil is not available, you may use another two-stroke oil of good quality that is intended for air cooled engines. Contact your dealer when selecting an oil.
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. When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently.
Starting and stopping WARNING! Always move the machine away from the refuelling area before starting. Place the machine on a ﬂat surface. Make sure no unauthorised persons are in the working area, otherwise there is a risk of serious personal injury. The safety distance is 15 metres.
Carburettor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful emissions. After the engine has used 8-10 tanks of fuel the engine will be run-in. To ensure that it continues to run at peak performance and to minimise harmful exhaust...
To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system. The cooling system consists of: Air intake on the underside of the blower. Nozzle for cooling the cylinder Cooling ﬁns on the cylinder.
A damaged air ﬁlter must always be replaced. Oiling the air ﬁlter Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 531 00 60-76. The ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the ﬁlter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
Maintenance schedule Below you will ﬁnd some general maintenance instructions. If you need further information please contact your service workshop. Daily maintenance 356 BF 356 BT Clean the outside of the machine. Check that the throttle control functions safely. Check that the stop switch works correctly. Check that nuts and screws are tight.
Technical data Technical data Engine Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm Catalytic converter mufﬂer Speed-regulated ignition system Ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system Fuel tank capacity, litre Weight Weight without fuel, kg...
Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the blowers Husqvarna 356 BT X-series with serial numbers dating 2009 and onwards (the year is clearly stated on the rating plate, followed by the serial number), comply with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: - of May 17, 2006 "relating to machinery"...
Original instructions 1153191-26 ´®z+U3,¶6;¨ ´®z+U3,¶6;¨ 2010-05-18...