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Husqvarna 356 BT X-series Operator's Manual

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Oper ator's manual (EPA)
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
understand the instructions before using the machine.



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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 356BT X-SERIES 356BF X-SERIES 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 understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Intr Oduction

    Dear customer! Cong ratulations 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 3: Key To Symbols

    Hearing protection • Approved eye protection Glo ves 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. The blower operator must make sure that no bystanders or animals come nearer than 15 metres.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Federal and Californian emission requirements. . 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.
  • Page 5: Safety Instr Uctions

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS P ersonal protective equipment W ARNING! 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.
  • Page 6: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Vibration damping system Y our machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. W ARNING! 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.
  • Page 7: General Safety Precautions

    Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock. • The blower operator must make sure that no bystanders or animals come nearer than 15 metres. Whenever several operators are working in the same work area, they should maintain a safe distance of at least 15 metres from one another.
  • Page 8: General Working Instructions

    • 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.
  • Page 9 ) You can set the throttle position using X-SERIES 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. •...
  • Page 10: What Is What

    What is what on the blower? 1 Outer cover 2 Harness 3 Outlet pipe 4 Bellows with guard 5 Stop switch with throttle position setting 6 Control handle/Operating handle 7 Throttle control (356 BT) 8 Control pipe 9 Intermediate pipe...
  • Page 11: Assembly

    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.
  • Page 12: Fuel Handling

    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.
  • Page 13: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING 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.
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    Carburetor 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 emissions...
  • Page 15: Muffler

    To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system. The cooling system consists of: 1 Air intake on the underside of the blower. 2 Nozzle for cooling the cylinder 3 Cooling fins on the cylinder.
  • Page 16: Air Filter

    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.
  • Page 17: Maintenance Schedule

    6 Clean the fuel tank. IMPORTANT! 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 recommended by...
  • Page 18: Technical D Atat Echnical Data

    Technical data Technical data Engine Cylinder displacement, Cylinder bore, inch/mm Stroke, inch/mm Idle speed, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm Catalytic converter muffler Ignition system Manufacturer/type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, inch/mm Fuel and lubrication system Manufacturer/type of carburetor Fuel tank capacity, US pint/litre Weight...
  • Page 19: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    MANUFACTURER′ ′ ′ ′ S WARRANTY COVERAGE The emissions control system is warranted for two years. If any emissions-related part on your equipment is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest & Garden. OWNER′ ′ ′ ′ S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES •...
  • Page 20 EPA may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on or modified parts will be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim. Husqvarna Forest & Garden will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a non- exempted add-on or modified part.
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