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Husqvarna 356BT Operator's Manual

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Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
understand the instructions before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Operator ′ s manual 356BT X-SERIES 356BF 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...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    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.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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.
  • Page 5: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a significant risk of fire. Consequently, we have equipped the muffler with a spark arrestor mesh mounted inside the muffler.
  • Page 6: 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 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.
  • Page 7: 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 8 • The blower must not be used while on a ladder or scaffolding. • CAUTION! Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help in the event of an accident.
  • Page 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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 12: Starting And Stopping

    Ignition: Set the stop switch to the start position. Start position is achieved by moving the stop switch slightly backwards (356BT) or downwards (356BF) until the stop switch clicks into start position. It is not allowed to set the stop switch in full throttle position.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    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 emissions...
  • Page 14: 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 15: 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 16: Maintenance Schedule

    Maintenance schedule Below you will find some general maintenance instructions. If you need further information please contact your service workshop. Daily maintenance 356 BT 356 BF 356 BT 1 Clean the outside of the machine. 2 Check that the throttle control functions safely. 3 Check that the stop switch works correctly.
  • Page 17: Technical Data Technical Data

    Note 1: Noise emissions in the environment measured as sound power (L Note 2: Equivalent sound pressure level is calculated as the time-weighted energy total for sound pressure levels under various working conditions with the following time distribution: 1/2 idling and 1/2 max speed. TECHNICAL DATA 356BT 51,7 2300 2,4/6000...
  • Page 18: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    (Applies to Europe only) Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the blowers Husqvarna 356 BT X-SERIES and 356 BF X-SERIES with serial numbers dating 2005 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:...
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